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Government promises elderly will not be forgotten

With the expected fall out from Covid-19, government is ensuring the elderly and the vulnerable, including the differently abled and those living with HIV/AIDS are not forgotten.

These individuals will receive care kits which the Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Cynthia Forde says will ensure they are protected and not hungry.

Distribution is expected soon.

Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Cynthia Forde

Minister Forde says aside from these care kits, the Welfare Department will continue to assist Barbadians.

She reiterates government possesses a list of hundreds of vulnerable Barbadians and is trying its best to see how it can render assistance.

Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs, Cynthia Forde

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