05/03/2021

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Leading airlines commit to helping UNICEF in its historic mission of transporting COVID-19 vaccines around the world

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UNICEF is launching the Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative. Under this landmark initiative, over 10 primary airways are signing agreements with UNICEF to aid the prioritization of delivery of COVID-19 vaccines, vital medicines, health-related products and other critical provides to react to the pandemic. The Initiative will also act as a world wide logistics preparedness mechanism for other humanitarian and wellbeing crises above the for a longer time phrase. 

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“Delivery of these daily life-saving vaccines is a monumental and sophisticated endeavor, considering the sheer volumes that need to be transported, the cold chain specifications, the selection of predicted deliveries and the variety of routes” stated Etleva Kadilli, Director of UNICEF Provide Division. “We are grateful to these airways for becoming a member of forces with the UNICEF Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative to aid the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines.”

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The UNICEF Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative provides collectively the airlines covering routes to around 100 nations, in help of the COVAX Facility – the global hard work aimed at equitable obtain to COVID-19 vaccines. Centered on the COVAX Facility’s indicative distribution and first spherical allocation program, 145 nations will acquire doses to immunize around a few for each cent of their inhabitants, on common, commencing in the 1st 50 percent of 2021, issue to all specifications getting fulfilled and last allocation designs.

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In addition to prioritizing shipments of these everyday living-conserving provides, the airlines will take measures such as temperature handle and protection, even though also introducing freight potential to routes in which necessary. Their commitments are significant to the well timed and protected shipping and delivery of vaccines and important supplies. 

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Safe, well timed and economical transportation of life-conserving supplies is essential to supporting obtain to critical products and services for youngsters and family members. COVAX deliveries and the subsequent vaccination of frontline workers will help wellbeing and social treatment systems to safely resume these crucial expert services.

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UNICEF performs in some of the world’s hardest sites, to access the world’s most disadvantaged little ones. Across a lot more than 190 international locations and territories, we get the job done for every child, everywhere you go, to construct a greater environment for everybody.

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