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Apr 21 2020

JFCBS Covid-19 Staff update 21 April 2020

Brunssum, the NetherlandsTuesday 21 April 2020

NSPA directs new batch of medical supplies to Spain and Norway as part of COVID-19 relief acquisitions

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) is supporting Allied nations through key COVID-19 relief acquisition and transport. More than one ton of medical supplies were delivered to Spain on Monday and about 600 kilos of supplies will reach Norway this week. 

Photos and additional details: https://www.nspa.nato.int/en/news/news-20200420-0.htm


Slovak assistance to Italy illustrates solidarity within EU and NATO against global pandemic

Slovakia delivered medical supplies to Italy yesterday in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These included 300,000 surgical masks and 500 litres of disinfectant concentrate. Slovakia’s assistance was provided within the framework of the European Union Emergency Coordination Centre and in close consultation with the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC), NATO’s principal disaster response mechanism. This is yet another demonstration of solidarity and mutual support between NATO and EU member states. 

Photos and additional details: https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_175231.htm?selectedLocale=en  

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