Supplying the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Information on UNICEF procurement and shipment of vital supplies to countries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to impacted essential commodities for children.
The COVID-19 pandemic is applying pressure on global manufacturer production capacities and global supply chains. Since the start of the outbreak, UNICEF Supply Division has been undertaking continuous assessments of developments and the impact the crisis has on shipping and logistics as well as on sourcing of essential and strategic supplies. UNICEF is in ongoing dialogue with manufacturers to assess risks to supply availability and is engaging with suppliers, partners and countries to mitigate the risks identified.
This page provides the latest supply highlights, including COVID-19 impact assessments on supplies and logistics, as well as information on tender calendars for prospective UNICEF suppliers.