The United Nations Peace Keepers Federal Council with World Humanitarian Day United Nations Peace Keepers Federal Council (UNPKFC) distributed food to help impacted and poor communities from COVID-19 crisis on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day 2021 On August 19, 2021 at Wat Benjamabophit, Dusitwanaram Ratchaworawihan (Royal Temple), Bangkok, Thailand
19 August, World Humanitarian Day, as the United Nations General Assembly declared August 19 as “World Humanitarian Day” in 2008 to commemorate the bombing at the Canal Hotel in Baghdad, which 22 UN officials were killed, including the UN Secretary-General’s Representative in Iraq, Mr. Sergio Vieira de Mollo, and wounded more than 150 people.
The United Nations Peace Keepers Federal Council aims to honor those who have lost their lives in humanitarian work, and those who still bring help and relief for millions of people. In addition, to create awareness of the need to support humanitarian work around the world. And the importance of international cooperation in providing those aids enough. Today,
the UNPKFC in collaboration with international network partners such as;
– Wat Benjamabophit, Dusitwanaram Ratchaworawihan
-Hands that help humanity from Dubai
-Thai – Nepali associations
-World inter-Religions Council
-Asia Nepal Holiday from Nepal
-Frontera Hotel Group
– The Mental Health Association under Royal Patronage
– San Skies Digital Technologies
-karuna Buddhist volunteer
These are just some of the aids that has been conducted to survey the surrounding communities, which is similar to the reverberation of Thai people across the country in recent years after the economy was ceased by the lockdown. Due to the government would like everyone to “stay home, stop spread out, for the nation” and “social distance” to urgently reduce the epidemic of Covid 19.
The United Nations Peace Keepers Federal Council (UNPKFC) has delivered food aid to alleviate the suffering of the COVID-19 pandemic. To commemorate World Humanitarian Day of the United Nations for the year 2021 500 boxes of relief meals were distributed, which included essential food items, beverages, rice, dry food and COVID testing kits. as well as rice boxes and water to the victims of the Covid-19 pandemic in such affected and poor communities, including unemployed who have tested positive and are under quarantine.
The presiding of the ceremony was the Most Venerable Phrathepkittivetthi, , the abbot of Wat Benjamabophit, Dusitwanaram Ratchaworawihan (Royal Temple) with more than 79 monks and novices. Before giving Blessings to all participants, His Holiness gave a sermon on the importance of cultivating wholesome deeds, especially Generosity “Dana”, helping the less fortunate with compassion and loving-kindness and he thanked the UNPKFC teams and the working groups who has organized relief activities for those affected in this difficult situation.
Datuk Dr. Aphinita Chaichana, as the chairman of lay people and the president of the UNPKFC said that as a non-governmental organization has collaborated with partners, both of government and private sector and party of the Volunteer Network. It is our responsibility to support and assist vulnerable communities in the fight against the effects of the Corona Virus pandemic around the world as part of our humanitarian program. In the past, UNPKFC has distributed food supplies and has helped the community distribute essential supplies to more than 25,000 families.
And today’s activities are a continuation of our organization’s efforts to help the poor and vulnerable societies. All parties should focus on and cooperate without divisions It’s like everyone is facing an invisible virus war as same as all over the world. The little things that be valuable this time to give people who are facing problems to have encouragement, life and hope in fighting difficult situations with strength, and UNPKFC will continue to monitor the situation continuously. We would like to thank our contributors, supporters and volunteers for making this humanitarian work a success, as well as rejoicing for merits with various organizations who support and cooperate so all activities went well.
Attending this ceremony, it is a collaboration of representatives from government sectors and various NGOs, namely Mr. Soraphongsak Suwanprung, Consultant to the Inspector General of the Office of the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister and Advisory Board of UNPKFC, Mr. Dicha Kongsri, Director of Dusit District , Dr. Sathit Kumarn, Honorary Advisor Committee on Moral, Ethics, Arts and Culture, National Legislative Assembly and Vice Chairman of UNPKFC, Professor Dr. Charin Kaniyao, President of the Security Foundation The 1st Army Ariea,Class57 and Vice President of UNPKFC, Dr. Suthat Pengtalung, Senior Director of UNPKFC, Veterinarian Anan Rerkdee, Livestock area in the government department of the Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Dr. Lakna Sathantreephop, President of the Mental Health Association of Thailand under the Royal Patronage, Mr. Julian Goh, Mr. Raveepat Jirasakwattana, Assistant Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Office, Ms. Mareeya Rerkdee, Advisory Board to the Minister of the Interior, Ms. Duangnapa Rerkdee, Ministry of Interior Advisory Working Group, Mr. Ratt Rimteerakul, Advisory Working Group to the Deputy Minister of the Interior , Representatives from the Thai-Nepal Association of Thailand and actors and youngsters participated in this activity.
Subsequently, UNPKFC Representative Dr. Lye Ket Yong, Deputy President of UNPKFC and President of “Hands That Help Humanity, UAE” led another team to travel to Min buri, Bangkok to deliver 50 more boxes of food to relief aid at Masjid Ikwanul-Muttakeen in Min buri to about 50 families affected by the Coronavirus pandemic that is currently under quarantine. By Imam Mr. Lo Saphanvet, representative of Min buri community to receive this humanitarian aid.