Accelerating RHUs to combat COVID-19 in Zambia

Region: Africa
Country: Zambia
Year: 2020
Shelter: RHU
Project size: 0-50
Modality: Isolation units, Triage rooms
Sector: Health
Partner: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Support: Capacity Building

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020, UNHCR scaled up support in the southern African region to provide screening and treatment facilities, and to accommodate new arrivals in anticipation of mandated border closures. UNHCR provided ten RHUs to the Ministry of Health in Zambia, where the units were installed at border points and high-risk areas, including one RHU in Mushindano, for the screening of buses