The food aid packets delivered by IHH to orphans and families in need that are facing serious shortages of decent food contain almost a month’s food requirement for a family of four people. These packets consist of corn flour, rice, milk, sugar, pre-prepared soups, red beans, cooking oil, salt, tea, corn flour meals, yeast and tinned beans.
Coronavirus continues to have a major impact on South Africa
As in many countries, the Covid-19 pandemic that has hit the world hard this year has impacted South Africa severely. A mutation of Covid19 called “501.V2” has been found in the country. Matt Hancock, British Minister of Health said that following the mutation of the new coronavirus type in Britain, a concerning variant of the virus that spreads more rapidly was identified in South America.
According to a report prepared by UNDP (United Nations Development Program), the most vulnerable groups affected by Covid-19 in the Republic of South Africa are families that have no father and laborers working in the country unofficially. According to recently published figures, there are almost 1 million recorded cases. In addition, more than 25.000 people have died due to the pandemic.
Almost 4.000 people benefitted from our recent aid operations in the region.