Austria Supports Health Projects in Partner Countries in the Fight Against COVID-19

Lifestyle & TravelHealth ♦ Published: July 4, 2022; 15:27 ♦ (Vindobona)

To support partner countries in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Austrian government made a total of 4 million euros available from the Foreign Disaster Fund at the end of June. The funds are to help Austrian NGOs abroad to implement targeted projects and vaccination campaigns.

Austria has already supported its neighbourhood and other international partners in more than 20 countries with more than 8.5 million vaccine doses. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Maryland GovPics, CC BY 2.0 (

At the end of June, the Austrian Federal Government decided to allocate four million euros from the Foreign Disaster Fund (AKF) to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The money will be used primarily for health projects carried out by Austrian NGOs in partner countries. Projects will be specifically selected that support access to local health facilities and the implementation of…