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Covid-19: HI assisting people in disadvantaged areas of Maputo and Matola in Mozambique

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Mozambique

Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is distributing hygiene kits and raising the awareness of people living in the districts of Maputo and Matola.

HI did the distribution of hygiene kits and organized awareness sessions in Maputo and Matola about

HI provided hygiene kits and informed people of Maputo and Matola on the risks of contamination and Covid-19. | © HI

Mozambique has also been affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, which is spreading rapidly in crowded neighbourhoods, especially in deprived urban areas. The poorest or most vulnerable people such as single women, people with disabilities, and children, are particularly at risk. Humanity & Inclusion’s (HI) teams led door-to-door campaigns supported by 30 community volunteers trained by the organisation to identify the most vulnerable people in the neighbourhoods of Maputo and Matola. 

Some 4,000 people were provided with information on the risks of contamination and Covid-19 protection measures, such as social distancing and handwashing. HI’s teams also provided them with hygiene kits including soap, masks, treated water, and the like. The goal was to ensure no one was forgotten.

Date published: 18/11/20

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