“ARCHBISHOP Leonard Dawea said that ACoM’s plan is subjected to change as the national environment regarding the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.
“Archbishop Leonard Dawea highlighted this during his 42nd Independence Anniversary speech on Tuesday 7 July at St. Barnabas Cathedral.
“Archbishop said following the declaration by the WHO of the COVID-19 as a global pandemic and subsequent declaration by the National Government of a Public State of Emergency (SOE) in March this year, with Honiara being a key Emergency zone, the ACoM PHQ went about producing the church’s COVID-19 disaster preparedness and response plan.
“The plan puts in place measures through which the church can manage the risks associated with the virus and preparedness and emergency arrangements in alignment with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services National COVID-19 preparedness and response plan of the country. The arrangement contain in the plan are to observe and implement from the Prov.”ncial level to the dioceses, institutions and parish/ community levels,” said Archbishop Dawea”.
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