Coronavirus: Hotlines For Food Request Available – Minister Of Gender

The government has announced hotlines for needy communities and households to reach them for food items as part of measures to ensure that members of the public within the restriction of movement areas – Accra, Kumasi, Tema, and Kasoa – live comfortably.

This was announced by Mrs. Cynthia Mamle Morrison, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection while the Sector and the Ministry of Finance were offloading food items to faith-based organizations to share to needy individuals and communities in the affected areas.

The Contacts are 0800800800 and 0800900900.

She added since the restriction of movement government has distributed between 400,000 and 450,000 packs of food every day to needy people including persons with disabilities in affected areas.

A 500 seater-capacity hostel for Kayaye, and assurance has also been made available for them.

She further explained that the government collaborated with faith-based organizations through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, as they had demonstrated a commitment towards promoting the wellbeing of vulnerable people, to enable them to ensure that they lived fulfilled lives.

She advised the public to observe the COVID-19 preventive measures, drink more water with lime, and build their immune systems with healthy diets to resist the virus infection.

 

 

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