Phnom Penh: In the current epidemic of Kovid 19, the President of the Cambodian Red Cross, Mrs. Bun Rany, the wife of Prime Minister Hun Sen, called on and encouraged the people on The universe joins voluntarily, unites forces, shares love and smiles in close cooperation with each other.

Ms. Bun Rany made this call on the occasion of the International Day of Volunteers December 5, 2020 under the theme "Volunteering Together, We Can Do It" »The Cambodian Red Cross is the 85th member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. This year.

In a December 5 message, she said: "In the context of Kovid 19, volunteers from the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, who are Those with deep experience in disaster work are never tired of continuing to volunteer to help by helping the community easily. Victims.

She said that everywhere volunteers have been doing their job with compassion, courage, perseverance and courage to overcome all Impact on personal life, family and community. Accelerate the voluntary participation of all levels of the forces of the national, sub-national administration, the people, the benefactors, the private sector, civil servants, the youth movement. Etc.

Ms. Bun Rany said: "Of course, due to the spirit of unity and high will to volunteer of this compatriot, Cambodia We have been successful in past floods and in preventing the spread of Kovid 19. No Kovid 19 deaths This. I would also like to commend the Cambodian medical heroes, health workers, volunteer doctors, who are active front line soldiers who are not afraid of fatigue and danger. No, for Cambodia. ”

She also called on all citizens to continue to pay attention to improving hygiene, implement a series of measures of the Ministry of Health to prevent the spread. Outbreaks appear to be exacerbated during the November 28 community event.

International Volunteer Day was established by the United Nations (UN) in 1985 to recognize the valuable contribution of Volunteers to help international development around the world.

On the International Day of Volunteers on December 5, Mr. Pablo Kang, Australian Ambassador to Cambodia, said that the recognition of the value of international volunteers Full of skills, this year 2020 is more important than ever.

"The impact of Kovid 19 on communities in Cambodia is enormous," he said in a statement on December 4. And even though this year has been a difficult year for Australian volunteers and the organizations they help, they still find How to always solve.

Since 1984, skilled international volunteers have supported the development of Cambodia by joining hundreds of local organizations. Help them achieve their development goals through the Australian Government-sponsored Australian Volunteer Program.

According to the embassy, ​​Australian volunteers returned to Australia earlier this year due to the effects of Kovid. 19. However, the Australian Volunteer Program continues to support partner organizations in Cambodia throughout the year 2020 through volunteer programs from A new distance.