The world is facing the Corona pandemic, which has affected nearly 2.3 million people around the world, and which has created a challenge for many developed countries healthcare systems by claiming thousands of lives. The Democratic Civil Administration in Manbij and its countryside has taken number of precautions to curb the Coronavirus outbreak, on the top of them is March 23 curfew.
Earlier this month, clans elders and notables of Manbij and its countryside raised funds from the well-off and called on exempting the tenants who depend on day labor from the houses' wages, in conjunction with a curfew in Manbij and its countryside to fight the Coronavirus.
To be informed about the latest initiative, our agency met with the spokesman for the clans elders and notables of Manbij and its countryside, Mohammed Ali Rasho, who thanked the Civil Administration in Manbij for its sterilization procedures under the early imposed curfew.
He praised the done endeavors against the coronavirus outbreak in Manbij, which is COVID-19 free. He pointed out that the pandemic is out of the control in several developed countries, and he noted that everyone should do his duty under this pandemic.
He stressed that Manbij clans' initiative for fundraising came due to the need of the needy and pointed out that the campaign was met with a remarkable response from traders, clans and well-off. The raised amount has reached so far 60 million Syrian pounds.
Rasho pointed out that Manbij's merchants response is not strange, the city is witnessing many individual initiatives. He thanked all those who contributed to this initiative, and stressed that the such initiatives are evidence of social solidarity and fraternity among all the people of all their components.
Mohammed Ali called on unified initiatives to be more , stressing that this is only a first stage and the initiative continues until the end of the curfew.
The distribution of the first batch of food baskets to support those in need will begin within the next two days.