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UNICEF delivers four tonnes of professional protective and medical equipment to Croatia Photo: Marin Ilej/UNICEF

UNICEF delivers four tonnes of professional protective and medical equipment to Croatia

By  Mar 30, 2020

The first part of professional protective and medical equipment acquired by UNICEF arrived in Zagreb as a respond to the current coronavirus crisis. Today, four tons of equipment including 30 thousand of professional medical masks (FFP2 and FFP3) have been delivered from UNICEF's Copenhagen warehouse. There were also 30 thousand protective gloves, 18 thousand protective suits and aprons, four thousand bags for safe disposal of medical waste, 2 500 protective caps, 130 pairs of protective rubber boots.

Since the growing needs and challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, UNICEF continues the campaign and invites partners, media, businesses and citizens to get involved and support the campaign with their donations.

Donations will:

- purchase respirators and medical equipment for the most vulnerable patients;

- buy protective equipment for healthcare professionals (protective suits, FFP2 and FFP3 masks, gloves and more);

- buy disinfectants and hygiene supplies;

- provide expert guidance on protecting against the spread of a pandemic, as well as panic and fake news;

- support distance education;

- provide psychosocial assistance to the most vulnerable children and their families.

You can donate:
- at the website www.unicef.hr/zajedno-protiv-koronavirusa/

- by payment to a UNICEF account
reference number 2063-989

Regina Castillo, head of the UNICEF Office for Croatia, said:

-The coronavirus affects each one of us. Every family, every parent and every child. UNICEF works tirelessly and dedicatedly to provide the best possible care for children and families in Croatia, especially for the most vulnerable ones. Now, more than ever, we are counting on our common solidarity, generosity and willingness to support our mission. What we do today will have a tremendous impact on our future.

The Voice of Dubrovnik


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