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Japan allocates $750,000 to UNICEF in Libya
The Japanese government has announced a new contribution of $750,000 to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Libya to improve access to and use of equitable and climate-resilient Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services, which will allow UNICEF to reach 125,000 people, including 50,000 children.
UNICEF will implement the program in cooperation with the Government of National Unity, specifically the Ministries of Water Resources and Local Government.
According to a statement by UNICEF Libya, Japan is a long and valued partner of UNICEF in Libya, and UNICEF programs have received over $5 million dollars since 2020, benefiting multi-sectoral emergency response to conflict and to the COVID-19 pandemic.