This page provides specific information on SDC response at the global and bilateral levels and shows you how our colleagues live the COVID epidemic in their daily work. At the bottom you will find links to scientific analysis on the pandemic and institutional advices.
CHF 200 million are grant the ICRC as an interest-free loan, CHF 25 million to the IMF's Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust. In May, the Federal Council will decide on additional contributions of up to CHF 175 million for various internationally active organisations. SDC is currently designing contribution scenario for those remaining CHF 175 million.
Press release 13.05.2020: Coronavirus: Switzerland responds to humanitarian needs and supports the development of diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines
Press release 30.04.2020: Switzerland to provide CHF 400 million in support of international action to combat the coronavirus
Press release 09.04.2020: SDC supporting global fight against COVID-19 pandemic
Have a look at the special page on economic, financial and social consequences of the COVID pandemic and how Switzerland is responding: COVID-19: Switzerland's international cooperation response