Dow supports more than THB 4million to help Thailand fight new wave of COVID-19
Bangkok – June 24, 2021 – As part of the ‘Dow supports Thailand to fight COVID-19’ campaign during new wave of epidemics, the Dow Thailand Group has continuously provided essential resources, including products, equipment protection and rescue bags from Dow. worth over THB 4 million, to government agencies, hospitals and communities where the company operates.
Since the new wave of COVID-19 in 2021, Dow and Solvay have donated more than 100,000 liters of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) – a product of MTP HP JV Company, a joint venture between Dow and Solvay in Thailand – in Bangkok and Rayong (in addition to more than 15 million liters already donated in 2020) to disinfect public places. H2O2 disinfectant is safe for the environment as it is non-corrosive, colorless and breaks down into oxygen and water without leaving harmful chemicals after use.
Dow provided hospitals and COVID-19 testing centers with the medical and protective equipment they needed. The effort includes a donation of powered air purifying respirators (PAPRs) to Rayong Hospital, a fundraising campaign with employees to support the Siriraj Foundation in purchasing the high flow oxygen devices that increase the chances of survival of COVID-19 patients. Dow has also supported protective gear, such as hand sanitizer gels and sprays, pedal liquor dispensers, face masks, food and clean water to healthcare workers and government officials. first line of Rayong, an industrial and tourist destination with a large number of people.
Concerned with the health and well-being of the local population and young people, Dow has delivered hundreds of sets of COVID-19 protective gear consisting of hydroalcoholic gel, disinfectant soap and sheet masks to nearby communities. In addition, relief bags containing rice, dry food and other basic necessities were distributed to communities in Klong Toey, Bangkok and Rayong region.
“With the latest wave of COVID-19 affecting our country, Dow is committed to protecting the health and safety of its employees and communities while deploying business solutions where they are needed most. Dow employees are also encouraged to be a part of the support. . We are continuously sending immediate support to organizations directly addressing the COVID-19 crisis and working to protect the resilience of local communities, ”said Chatchai Luanpolcharoenchai, President of Dow Thailand.
Watch the video of Dow Thailand’s donations worth over THB 4 million at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjDL6fUqIxc