08 April 2020 – Civil Defence Force distributes 24.6 million face masks

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Local Government, Disaster management committees
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Aid distributed to community groups
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob

Overview: The Civil Defence Force are currently distributing about 24.6 million masks to National Security Council offices at state-levels before they are sent to disaster management committees at the district level to be distributed to the people to help guard against COVID-19.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/04/08/govt-to-distribute-face-masks-to-every-household

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Households will soon be receiving face masks from the government to help guard against COVID-19.