31 March 2020 – Government encourages youth volunteers to join the “Corona Tigers Relief Force”

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Local Government, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Non-governmental interventions; Individual responses
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Youth Affairs

Overview: Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that the government has decided to set up a “Corona Tigers Relief Force” which would enlist youth volunteers from across the country to help deal with coronavirus relief efforts.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1544199/youth-force-corona-relief-tigers-being-constituted-to-assist-government-in-covid-19-response-pm-imran

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Perception of an increased threat