26 June 2020 – Medical supplies received from the United Arab Emirates

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Social Services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Head of the Arab Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Osama Mahdi Al-Rifai

Overview: Head of the Arab Department at the Foreign Ministry, Osama Mahdi al-Rifai received medical supplies from the UAE delegation. This was estimated to be 10.5 tons of supplies provided by the UAE to Baghdad, to help them combat Covid-19. It included masks, gloves, protective clothing, and disinfectants.
Full details here: https://www.alsumaria.tv/news/%D8%B3%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%B3%D8%A9/349808/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AE%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%AC%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%B3%D8%A7%D8%B9%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AA%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D9%85%D8%A4%D8%B4%D8%B1-%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%B6%D8%AD-%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%89-%D8%AA%D8%B6%D8%A7%D9%85%D9%86

Type of Justification: Learning from other jurisdictions
Evidence/Justification: To curb the spread of the virus and reduce the number of cases.