The Dubai Community Development Authority affirmed the continuation of providing services to senior citizens and residents, to protect them during the period of the home quarantine applied to limit the spread of "Covid-19", revealing that the number of registered in the "We communicate and protect" campaign, which it launched in cooperation with Dubai Police to provide assistance For senior citizens, since the campaign's launch until the end of last May, 9646 people, the percentage of their residents reached about 59.5%.
The executive director of the Development and Social Welfare Sector at the authority, Hariz Al-Murr Bin Hariz, told «Emirates Today» that the campaign continues to provide its services to those registered in it, to ensure their safety and obtain support and assistance to ensure the stability of their living and health status, during the period of quarantine applied within the preventive measures And the precautions taken at the level of the emirate and the state to limit the spread of the new Corona virus.
He pointed to the latest data on the number of people registered in the campaign until the end of last May, which amounted to 5745 residents in the emirate, and 3,901 citizens, bringing the number to 9,646 people receiving assistance and support daily.
He said that the campaign was launched on March 30, and contributed to ensuring fast access to senior citizens and residents and giving them priority in providing assistance and support, through receiving requests via an electronic platform developed by Dubai Police, storing documented information on maps about senior citizens ’housing sites, to deal quickly with Cases.
Responding to a question about the type and number of services provided by the campaign during the past two months, Hareez said that the services included providing food baskets, distributing sterilization materials, in addition to providing medicines, as well as treatment, tests and analyzes, and medical devices, as well as conducting psychological support sessions and providing benefits Social assistance provides them with protection and guarantees their living and psychological stability.
"We communicate and protect" services since its launch until the end of last May
Psychological support for 323 cases.
Aid and social support for 1990 cases.
Providing medicines to 1,337 cases.
Providing medical treatment for 1491 cases.
Providing medical devices to 66 cases.
Medical examinations for 27 cases.
Distribution of food baskets in 910 cases.
Distribution of sterile materials in 2575 cases.