COVID-19 has become a world pandemic in which businesses, transportation, industries and Corporations have been shut down as a result people are instructed by the government to sit at home and maintain social distancing. Hence, this condition has occasioned suffering and hunger in which children, women and poorest of the poor are affected. To ameliorate this condition, at the instance of the Archbishop, Most Rev. Valerian Okeke, JDPC in collaboration with parish JDPC members and their parish priests carried out humanitarian interventions in the following order.
Church’s response to covid 19 pandemic is to be classified into three major phases – Bishops instruction letters, the enforcement of covid 19 rules and guidelines and palliatives to cushion the effects of covid pandemic.