On 21 April 2020, at 10.30 a.m., Mrs. Silapasuai Rawisaengsun, Permanent Secretary for BMA, visited and inspected donation spot giving away free food and drinking water from the Royal Thai Air Force, at the ground of Wat Don Muang Buddhist Temple, Don Muang district. The donation aims to help ease the burden of those directly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Permanent Secretary for BMA said that the BMA has arranged 71 donation spots in 50 districts of Bangkok during the period of COVID-19 pandemic. The arrangement applied physical distancing on the queuing system, reducing density and the risk of virus spread. The Royal Thai Air Force will distribute foods and drinking waters for a duration of 10 days by giving food stamps to each family’s representative to reduce the density of recipients.
The Permanent Secretary for BMA urged recipients to bring their own containers for food or donated items, as it would be more convenient, help lower the risk and reduce wastes. The recipient must also comply with the preventive measures namely do hand washing, wear surgical or fabric face masks, and keep physical distancing.