MCC To Distribute 1.2 Million Locally Made Face Mask

-Disinfects Major Streets And Market Places In Monrovia
The City government of Monrovia under the leadership of the Lord Mayor, Jefferson Tamba Koijee will in the coming weeks begin the production and distribution of locally made face-mask to inhabitants of the City of Monrovia.
The endeavor is part of the City government’s contribution to the government of Liberia campaign to minimize the spread of the deadly Coronavirus across the country. Read more

Human Rights Activist Condemns Brutalities Against Peaceful Citizens

Jarwlee Tweh Geegbe

Monrovia, Liberia, 04/16/2020: A human rights Activist based in the United States of America says his attention has been drawn to the reported flogging of residents by police officers in and around Monrovia.
Jarwlee Tweh Geegbe said he condemns these acts and should be condemned by all well-meaning people.
According to Mr. Geegbe, a Liberian based in the US, these are acts of human rights violation being allegedly perpetrated by the security in the name of enforcing curfew for the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

MCC, NPHIL Launches Covid 19 Project

-Deploy 6,000 Coronavirus Data Collectors
The National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) in collaboration with the Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) will deploy 6,000 active data collectors beginning today Wednesday, 8 April as part of health authorities’ measures to prevent the spread of the disease which has affected Liberia and other countries. Read more

Merck Foundation Joins With First Ladies Of Africa To Raise Awareness About Coronavirus

Dr. Rasha Kelej CEO of Merck Foundation

As the Coronavirus spread around the world, Merck Foundation joins hands with First Ladies of Africa to raise awareness about Coronavirus and how to stay safe and healthy.
According to the release, Merck Foundation joined with African First Ladies of Ghana, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC ), Malawi, Namibia, Niger, Guinea Conakry, Burundi, Central African Republic (C.A.R.), Chad, Zimbabwe, Zambia, The Gambia, Liberia and Congo Brazzaville, announced the call for applications for their ‘Stay at Home” Media Recognition Awards for African countries. The theme of the awards is ‘Ra is ing Awareness on how to Stay Safe and keep Physically and Mentally Healthy during Coronavirus Lockdown’. Please see  below attached detail of the release. 

Stay at Home Media Recognition Awards

‘Gov;t Will Build Modern Markets Structure”

-Says Mayor Jefferson Koijee
Following the demolition of market structure down Waterside Commercial Center by City government over the weekend, as part of effort in making the city clean in midst of Coronavirus outbreak in the country, Mayor Jefferson Koijee has disclosed that the government of Liberia will build a modern markets in different location
He said the destruction of the market structure was necessary to give a complete facelift and modernize the market for a better selling atmosphere, emphasizing that they are going to provide them with a modern markets in their drive to provide better services to the people. Read more

On Coronavirus Prevention, LCP,MCC Deployed 745 communicators

The Liberia Crusaders for Peace (LCP) in partnership with the City Government of Monrovia (MCC) has deployed 745 communicators across 161 communities in 668 blocks in Montserrado County.
The LCP will closely work with the city government through the Monrovia COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Taskforce Social Mobilization, Advocacy and Community Engagement Awareness.
The partnership will see the two entities with the supports from partners collaborate in eradicating the virus from Montserrado County. Read more

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