Supplying the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Important 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 current 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 a continuous assessment of developments and the impact this 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 risk to supply availability and is engaging with suppliers, partners and countries to mitigate 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.
Impact of COVID-19 on vaccine supplies
UNICEF is working closely with suppliers, countries and partners on vaccine supply requirements to inform shipment plans and reduce impact on programme deli
COVID-19 impact assessment and outlook on PPE supplies
An overview of the effects of COVID-19 on UNICEF access to PPE supplies and the risk mitigations UNICEF has undertaken or plan to action.
Call for contributions in kind for air charters
UNICEF appeals to donors for contributions of cash or in kind for services to support the delivery of essential supplies.
COVID-19 impact on supplies and logistics sourced by UNICEF
A picture of the situation as well as risk mitigation undertaken or to be actioned.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): health emergency supply note
This note details information on available supplies for preparedness, prevention, and emergency response to outbreaks of COVID-19.