CHILDREN FACING
THE CORONAVIRUS
NEED YOUR HELP

CHILDREN FACING
THE CORONAVIRUS
NEED YOUR HELP

Rushing in lifesaving supplies
- our race against time

UNICEF appeals for US$ 651.6 million to support the global COVID-19 outbreak response. We need to help stop this COVID-19 virus before it spreads wider.

Please help us as much as you can to tackle this global health emergency.

UNICEF is working closely with the World Health Organization and other UN agencies, local governments and partners, to provide technical guidance and urgent support.

What is UNICEF doing and will do for children in Thailand?

The best way to battle COVID-19 in Thailand is to prevent it from spreading further. Our immediate focus is to help vulnerable children regardless of their status, ethnicity, or religion so they get access to accurate preventative and protective information that will help reduce further spreading of COVID-19.

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Shipped nearly 10,000 soap and hand sanitizers to Samut Sakhon province and distributed these items to migrant workers and their families to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. In addition, UNICEF is coordinating with local agencies to respond to the needs of affected communities and strengthen disease prevention in Samut Sakhon province and other risk areas.
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Provides COVID-19 testing reagents to support national pandemic response in Thailand. The reagents will support Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute (BIDI) to help increase its testing capacity in support of Thailand’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
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Distribute essential supplies like soap bars and hand-sanitizers to vulnerable children and young people. We also plan to distribute preventative medical supplies such as hand sanitizer and contactless thermometers in ECD centers, schools, residential care facilities, juvenile detention centers, migrant learning centers, facilities for children with disabilities, and private residential care facilities.
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Produce and distribute age-appropriate learning kits and materials on COVID-19 and other similar outbreaks for ECD centers, kindergartens, schools, welfare institutions, juvenile detention centers, schools for children with disabilities.
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Support community outreach activities to migrants with health and hygiene messages, including providing support to Department of Disease Control (DDC) with translated materials in Myanmar, Khmer and Lao languages.
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Provide informative materials like videos on preventive actions against COVID-19 and publish them through media and social media.
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Analyze the potential economic and social impact of COVID-19, particularly to the most vulnerable children and families, and provide policy recommendations to Royal Thai Government to strengthen social protection support to the most vulnerable.

What is UNICEF doing and will
do for children in Thailand?

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UNICEF has shipped soap and hand sanitizer to migrant workers in Samut Sakhon

UNICEF has shipped nearly 10,000 soap and hand sanitizers to Samut Sakhon province and distributed these items to migrant workers and their families to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
In addition, UNICEF is coordinating with local agencies to respond to the needs of affected communities and strengthen disease prevention in Samut Sakhon province and other risk areas.
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Distribute critical supplies to children and families in need in Thailand

UNICEF are distributing critical supplies including soap and hand-sanitizers while promoting health and hygiene practice to help protect vulnerable children and young people including those living in street situation, welfare and protection centres, residential care institutions and those accessing migrant learning centres, juvenile observation and protection centres and juvenile training centres, as well as early childhood development centres and schools across the country.
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UNICEF provides COVID-19 testing reagents to support national pandemic response in Thailand

UNICEF is contributing to national efforts to expand testing for COVID-19 by providing testing reagents worth 5 million baht. The reagents will support Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute (BIDI) to help increase its testing capacity in support of Thailand’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

What is UNICEF doing to respond to this global pandemic?

  • Provide medical critical equipment and health supplies such as gowns, masks, goggles and gloves — to support infection prevention and control while keeping essential, hard-working health workers safe.
  • Shore up preparedness and response plans in countries with weaker healthcare systems
  • Ramp up access to proper handwashing and sanitation services
  • Expand our engagement with communities to provide the information they need to avoid contagion
  • Continue working with governments to strengthen protection services, social protection to families affected by the economic impact, psychosocial support and remote learning opportunities for all the children, and particularly for the most vulnerable children.

#LoveDeliveryFest

UNICEF will host its first virtual concert to mobilize public support for millions of children and families whose lives are severely affected COVID-19 pandemic.

The event will feature musical performance from studio and from celebrities’ homes, as well as exclusive interviews and cooking, dancing and exercising challenges by leading musicians, artists and celebrities who join UNICEF in the fight against COVID-19.

#LoveDeliveryFest Tune in to deliver love to children. Sunday, 31 May 2020 at 16.00 on Youtube Channel: WorkpointOfficial

CHILDREN FACING THE CORONAVIRUS NEED YOUR HELP