U.S. Department of Defense aircraft delivers critical supplies for the COVID-19 response in South Africa 

Press Release | August 15, 2020 The U.S. government has delivered approximately $340,000 (R5.9 million) worth of personal protective equipment to the South African National Department of Health (NDoH).  The equipment, delivered via C-130 military aircraft and consisting of masks, gloves, medical gowns, and sanitizing supplies, is bound for Gauteng, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, and ...
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U.S. Government Donates 720,000 Protective Masks to South African Government

Press Release | May 15, 2020 The U.S. government, through the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s (DTRA) Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP), has procured and started to distribute 729,000 protective masks to South Africa’s National Department of Health (NDoH) to combat COVID-19. The FFP2 (filtering face piece particles) respirator masks, which were locally ...
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Fivefold increase in U.S. government COVID-19 support to South Africa

Press Release April 16, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The United States government is committing additional funds to support South Africa’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing its total commitment to approximately $2,770,000.  Previously the United States government committed $970,000, including the first $500,000 announced on March 11, to the COVID-19 response in South Africa.  Today’s announcement provides an additional ...
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