Rescue Service Distributes Hygiene Kits and Ration packs – Daily Notable
By Our Correspondent
According to the sources of Daily Notable, the Director General Punjab Emergency Service, Dr Rizwan Naseer distributed 200 Hygiene Kits and Ration Packs to the deserving community members of Gopi Rai village to bring a behavioral change of the community towards health, hygiene, clean water and safe sanitation practices.
Specifically, he motivated the community to ensure safe practices related to personal hygiene, domestic cleanliness and safe disposal of domestic waste and promote plantation to make the village a model village and prevent you and your families from pandemic like COVID-19 and other diseases.
The kits distribution ceremony was organized by Punjab Emergency Service in collaboration with Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) Pakistan held at Emergency Services Academy here on Saturday.
The event was attended by Rescue Officers, Rescue Scouts members of Community Emergency Response Teams, specifically, deserving people including widows and personal with disabilities and people with below-average income from Gopi Rai Village.
DG Rescue Punjab, Dr Rizwan Naseer was the Chief Guest of the ceremony whereas representatives from VSO Pakistan, Rescue Scouts, senior officers from Rescue Headquarters, and Academy attended the ceremony.
Representatives from Voluntary Services
Speaking on the occasion, DG Rescue welcomed the representatives from Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) Pakistan, community members of Gopi Rai Village, Rescue Officers and Rescue Scouts. Moreover, said every person of the community is the ambassador of brining positive change in society.
Furthermore, Gopi Rai community living adjacent to Emergency Services Academy has selected by Rescue Scout to model community. Regarding Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for safety promotion.
DG Rescue Punjab said that the hygiene kit contains face masks, soaps, sanitizer and tissue to ensure handwashing. Especially before eating and after use of the toilet, wear mask. Use boiled drinking water, avoid open deification in the village. And promote safety culture.
He also wished them, Eid Mubarak, in advance and said Ration Pack (flour, cooking oil, dry milk, sugar, rice, tea. And lentils) is a gift for your family on Eid ul Azha.
DG Rescue distributed hygiene kits and ration packs to in the ceremony. And acknowledged the contribution of volunteers and VSO Pakistan for making communities. More resilient against emergencies and disasters.
However, he appreciated the Community Emergency Response Teams of Rescue Service, VSO Team, Community Safety & Information Wing Rescue Headquarters, Safety and Admin Wings of Emergency Services Academy Wing for organizing social change event.