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    COVID-19 | India & Papua New Guinea

    20 May 2021

     

    A second wave of COVID-19 has devastated India. More than 200,000 people have died since the beginning of the year, and there are hundreds of thousands of new cases daily.

    The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is working on the ground to:

    💚 Establish an on-site oxygen generator to provide COVID-19 patients with a secure and constant source of oxygen
    💚 Deliver PPE to frontline healthcare workers
    💚 Set up COVID-19 vaccine camps
    💚 Team up with mental health facilities to offer psycho-social support through counselling and community awareness.

    And while the eyes of the world are on India right now, our neighbours in Papua New Guinea are also struggling to cope with the influx of COVID-19 cases.

    Our team in PNG needs your help to ramp up their response to COVID-19. Your support can:

    💚 Provide hand washing facilities for eight health facilities
    💚 Procure critical PPE including N95 face masks
    💚 Train clinical staff in COVID-19 safe practices and promotion of vaccines
    💚 Provide basic medicines where gaps exist

    We ask you to pray for the nations really struggling with the pandemic right now. Pray for those who are sick, those caring form them, and all the families affected. And if you can, please consider making a donating to support continued efforts on the ground. 🙏

     


    PHOTO | A Kashmiri woman suffering from a breathing difficulty due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), receives oxygen at a COVID-19 Centre in Sopore, District Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India on 29 April 2021. In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, complete lockdown to be imposed in eleven districts beginning from 7 pm today and will remain in force till 7 am on 3rd of May in view of the alarming surge of the positive cases being reported nowadays. Among the twenty districts of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar district is the worst affected where cases continue to show an unabated rising trend. (Photo by Nasir Kachroo/NurPhoto via AP)

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