Protective equipment of MNT 67 million donated to police officers

2020-04-15 13:15:28

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The World Vision International yesterday handed over personal protective equipment together with disinfectant devices to police officers who are executing duties at frontline of preventive activities against coronavirus infection.

The World Vision Mongolia International has been providing assistance to poor families with many children, who are at high risk in this difficult time as well as physicians and officers working at frontline. The organization has helped 7010 households, who are in extreme difficult situation, with food products of MNT 311 million in the last two months. Moreover, based on rapid emergency survey, it has approved financing for six-month humanitarian responsive measure of USD 2.2 million in directions of preventing from the spread of COVID-19 infection.

Within it, representatives of the organization presented 20 thousand face masks, 1000  protective clothing, 30 thousand single use gloves, eyeglasses, 500 pieces of rubber boots and 250 pieces of Automax disinfectant devices. Total price of these six types of PPE is MNT 66.637.500.

During the event, Colonel R.Otgonjargal said, “The General Policy Agency has been collaborating with the World Vision Mongolia International in child protection since 1998. In this period, the sides have conducted 26 times training on this direction and involved 2000 police officers in it. According to the Government decision, military and police officers have been working at the state of heightened readiness for over three months. We are fully providing our officers with protective gears and disinfecting substance with investment of state budget. Furthermore, individuals and entities have been making donations. We are expressing our gratitude on behalf of all officers to the World Vision Mongolia International, which is one of them.”