Oxfam distributed 600 bars of soap and handwashing guidelines to 600 households in Harare, in partnership with UNICEF. Regular handwashing with soap and water is the single most important thing we can do to prevent the spread of the virus. It’s simple, quick and cost effective. We’re helping people minimise the risk of infection by providing accurate information and advice in local languages.
We’re deeply concerned about how coronavirus will affect people living through conflict, disaster and poverty.
Oxfam’s humanitarian staff and partners are working hard to help stop the spread. We’re providing vital support like handwashing facilities, clean water, toilets and soap in the most vulnerable communities.
Work like this has helped contain deadly disease outbreaks such as Ebola and cholera – and it will protect people against this virus.
You can help right now. To find out more, and donate if you can, please visit our website:
Or text CORONA10 to 70610 to give £10*
Just £10 can buy enough soap for more than 75 people.
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