Bomba wants to ensure success of PICK

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MIRI: The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) will continue to assist in the delivery of Covid-19 vaccines to Sarawak’s interior communities.

Senior Fire Supt II Robert James (left) briefing Khirudin (right) on the vaccine delivery’s flight route.

Sarawak Bomba director Datuk Khirudin Drahman stated that Bomba would provide logistics as required by the Health Department and Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to ensure the success of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK).

“We are very fortunate that Sarawak has the highest percentage of vaccinated adult population in the country. The state government wants the same achievement for the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Children (PICKids).

“This is part of our efforts to help the state government to achieve the target,” he said on Thursday (March 3).

Khirudin (right) looking at the flight route’s map.

Khirudin disclosed that Bomba’s air unit had been assisting with vaccine delivery to rural communities since last year.

He mentioned that there were challenges faced by the air unit given Sarawak’s vast geographical terrains and weather.

“Despite this, our team are well trained and very capable. In fact, they have delivered more than 50,000 doses of vaccine to the interiors of Miri.”

On Wednesday (March 2), Khirudin joined the air unit to nine different locations in the interiors of Miri for the vaccine delivery.

“My presence during the vaccine delivery operation was not only to provide moral support for my team, but also to show that Bomba is 100 per cent committed.”

Khirudin joining the Bomba air unit to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to nine locations in the interiors of Miri.

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