THE Livelihood Sector Committee (LSC) in the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) has assisted 91 Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) families with much needed relief food supplies yesterday (Friday 28th January 2022).
A statement from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock said these are families who are in “home isolation” after members of their families (frontline police officers) contracted COVID-19 and are quarantined away from their families.
LSC chairman Michael Ho’ota said LSC is pleased to assist the affected families of frontline officers who are infected to ensure they have basic food supplies to sustain them during the lockdown period
The relief support include 100 bags of 10kg rice, 10 cartons of taiyo – Solomon Blue, 20 cartons of noodles and five bales of sugar.
The statement said Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) through its Human Resource Management Office will coordinate distribution to the affected families.
It said relief response to the general public which include food distribution to communities in Honiara is also currently underway.
The LSC is co-headed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL), Ministry of Fisheries and Honiara City Council together with other stakeholders and partners.
The Committee is working closely with Honiara City Council on the food delivery mechanism.