UNICEF India COVID-19 Situation Report No. 3

1-30 June 2020

Kareena stand as she watches beneficiary receive Jeevan Rath ration kit in a tribal village during COVID-19 virus outbreak in Vasai, Maharashtra. Jeevan Rath is UNICEF's response initiative in Maharashtra working towards providing relief to migrants travelling back home during the COVID Crisis.
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  • More than 700 million children and their families across India have been reached with accurate information on how to stay safe from COVID-19.
  • Approximately 45 million people engaged in activities that facilitate two-way communication, meaningful participation and local action on COVID-19 through digital and non-digital platforms.
  • Across India 1.9 million people reached with critical WASH supplies (including hygiene items) and services.
  • Approximately two million healthcare facility staff and community health workers have been trained in infection prevention and control.
  • Some 27,500 healthcare workers within health facilities and communities provided with personal protective equipment.
  • Over 35 million children continue to learn through education initiatives launched by UNICEF and partners across 16 states.
  • Some 199,000 children and their caregivers have been provided with psychosocial support.
  • To date 2,200 children without parental or family care have been provided with appropriate alternative care arrangements.
  • Some 48,000 UNICEF personnel and partners have completed training on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) risk mitigation and referrals for survivors.
  • So far 4.9 million children and women received essential healthcare, including prenatal, delivery and postnatal care, essential newborn care, immunization, treatment of childhood illnesses and HIV care in UNICEF supported facilities.
  • Some 1.42 million healthcare providers have been trained in detecting, referral and appropriate management of COVID-19 cases.
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