Policy Update

Canadian Armed Forces support humanitarian responses to COVID-19

In response to a request from the United Nations, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will provide airlift support for the transportation of essential medical and humanitarian supplies to and from distribution hubs across Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. The CAF working on behalf of the World Food Programme and the World Health Organization (WHO) to keep essential supply chains open in vulnerable regions. 

This response aligns with Canada's ongoing efforts to provide humanitarian support to those most impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Press release- Global Affairs Canada