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May 26, 2020

The U.S. Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has committed $2 million dollars to protect migrants in Central Asia during the COVID-19 pandemic. This support will be delivered through the ongoing USAID-funded Safe Migration in Central Asia project, implemented by Winrock International.

May 22, 2020

As part of the comprehensive response against COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Government announced an additional $1.5 million in funding through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to Kazakhstan. To date USAID has provided approximately $3.11 million in new emergency relief funding to help Kazakhstan respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This assistance comes in addition to other health sector assistance provided by the Centers for Disease Control at$1.6 million that is also contributing to Kazakhstan’s efforts to combat COVID-19.

May 14, 2020

USAID’s Kazakhstan Media Campaign Addresses Stigma Associated with Tuberculosis During COVID-19

When the Government of Kazakhstan declared a state of emergency on March 15, 2020 due to confirmed cases of COVID-19, many organizations, factories, and businesses suddenly had to suspend their operations. The fear of getting sick and possibly dying of COVID-19, as well as movement restrictions instituted by the government, has had a negative impact on other important public health programs.

May 14, 2020

The U.S. Government through its Agency for International Development (USAID) provided more than 321 million tenge ($750,000) to support Kazakhstan’s response efforts against the recent measles outbreak. USAID is providing these funds through the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to identify root causes of the measles outbreak, raise public awareness about the issue, and train healthcare professionals to strengthen immunization efforts.

May 11, 2020

The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has committed an additional 214 million tenge ($500,000), bringing the total U.S. Government contribution to over 1.6 billion tenge ($3.79 million) to support Kazakhstan’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The additional funding will be provided to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Kazakhstan to improve risk communication and bolster infection prevention and control efforts. 


Last updated: May 26, 2020

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