Zimbabwe is helping returnees with cash worth ZW$2500, groceries, and other basic commodities such as washing and bathing soap to cushion them from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
This is after reports that some of the returnees, especially those who would have been deported, do not have the basics to start a new life in Zimbabwe.
The Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare reported that groceries given to returnees comprise of mealie meal, peanut butter, salt, 2l cooking oil, 2kg sugar, matemba, and tea bags,
Other items include vaseline, bath towel, washing soap, bathing soap sanitary wear, and diaper (pampers) for those with babies. See pictures below.