The Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL) has launched massive sensitization awareness in Jorquelleh, Zota and Panta Districts, as part of efforts to combat coronavirus in Liberia.
AEL is a Christian organization that is working in 52 communities within the three districts in Bong to help provide safe drinking water and latrine facilities that will curtail open defecation in the county.With support from Mission Alliance, AEL is also distributing little over hundred buckets and soap, respectively.
Speaking during the official launching of the awareness campaign in Belefani, AEL Program Officer Deacon Francis Maxwell encouraged citizens to stick to the preventive measures approved by the World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health in Liberia.
Deacon Maxwell says the virus is more deadly than Ebola that killed thousands of people in Liberia, asserting that the only way one can stay safe is to put to practice every measure that fights the virus.
At the same time, an Official of the Bong County Health Team, Young Paegar says hand washing is the first rung in battling coronavirus.Mr. Paegar tells citizens to help extend the message across which will make others to understand the effect of the virus that is killing people globally.
"We want you to firstly know that it is good to wash your hands every time. This is about your life and the lives of your relatives, so it is up to you to take it very seriously," he adds.
Meanwhile, Jorquelleh District Commissioner Washington Bonnah and a resident of Belefani Ezekiel Youwagbian and have extended commendations to AEL and promised to abide by all the health protocols.By Joseph Titus Yekeryan in Bong
- Edited by Winston W. Parley