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SWD responds to online appeal regarding meal delivery services for the elderly
     In response to an online appeal regarding meal delivery services for the elderly, a spokesman for the Social Welfare Department (SWD) gave the following response today (November 14):

     The SWD has commissioned 95 home care services teams to provide meal delivery services for elderly persons in need over the territory. Today, the SWD contacted all these services teams to enquire about their delivery of meal services for needy elderly persons. According to the information gathered, individual service teams have, having regard to recent social situation, duly arranged manpower and taken necessary measures to deliver meal services to the elderly persons in need. In case members of the public come across elderly persons who failed to receive meal delivery services because of recent social situation, they may call the SWD Hotline 2343 2255. The SWD will promptly follow up on it.
Ends/Thursday, November 14, 2019
Issued at HKT 22:00
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