Project profile — Emergency Appeal for COVID, Malawi


UNDP - United Nations Development Programme (41114)
2021-03-04 - 2023-06-30
Global Affairs Canada
WGM Africa

Country / region 

• Malawi (100.00%)


• Material relief assistance and services:
Material relief assistance and services (72010) (25.00%)
Relief co-ordination; protection and support services (72050) (25.00%)
• Basic Health Care in Emergencies:
Basic Health Care in Emergencies (72011) (25.00%)
Education in Emergencies (72012) (25.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (principal objective)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project aims to prevent the spread of COVID-19, rapidly detect COVID-19 cases, and effectively respond to the pandemic to reduce morbidity in the country and help the country respond to the socio-economic disruption caused by the pandemic. This project supports the Government of Malawi’s National Covid-19 Preparedness and Response Plan through the Humanitarian Window of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Malawi’s Sustainable Development Goals Accelerated Fund.

Expected results 

The expected results of this project include: (1) the prevention of further spread of COVID-19, rapid detection of COVID-19 and effective response to the pandemic in Malawi; and (2) help Malawi respond to the socio-economic disruption caused by the pandemic.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by implementing partners
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