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Spotlight Initative funds used for COVID-19 response

By Sapeer Mayron 24 April 2020, 10:00AM

The $10 million domestic violence package for Samoa has had funds repurposed to help deal with the emotional fallout of the country’s pandemic response, the United Nations has confirmed.

At least $51,000 of a total $10.6 million budget from the European Union and the U.N. under the Spotlight Initiative has been released to the Samoa Victims Support Group (S.V.S.G.), Faataua le Ola (F.L.O.) and the Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development (M.W.C.S.D.).

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By Sapeer Mayron 24 April 2020, 10:00AM
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