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45,500 protective masks for social care homes

KUWAIT: KRCS and social affairs ministry officials pose for a group photo after handing over boxes containing the protective masks. — KUNA

KUWAIT: Chairman of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Dr Hilal Al-Sayer affirmed on Monday the society’s support for the state and civil efforts for combating the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr Sayer was speaking to the press after the assistant undersecretary for social affairs at the Ministry of Social Affairs, Musallam Al-Subaiee, handed over 45,500 protective masks, donated by the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN HABITAT) to the Kuwaiti Social Care Homes Complex.

The KRCS chairman affirmed special concern for occupants of the care houses, namely those of special challenges and the elderly, noting that the association had provided medical utensils to many State institutions. The current emergency situation in Kuwait warrants collaborated efforts by the official and private institutions to secure all the resources for combating the pandemic, Dr Sayer noted further.

Meanwhile, Subaiee affirmed that the complex management has enforced all necessary protective measures in the face of the pandemic, safeguarding the occupants and the serving staff. — KUNA

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