Building Urban Resilience in South East Asia
Regional Restoring Family Links Meeting in Cambodia
Regional Restoring Family Links Meeting in Cambodia was held on 04-05 April 2016 at Hotel Anis Villa, Phnom Penh , Cambodia with financial support from ICRC.
The aim of the meeting is to share experience and consolidate regional cooperation in the field of Restoring Family Links in order to improve Restoring Family Links service and effective response.
The meeting was facilitated by Mrs. Benjamas Chatiwas, Assistant to ICRC protection coordinator in Bangkok. The participants came from Cambodia Vietnam Thailand Malaysia and Laos.
Climate Change and Health Training of Trainer Refresher Course
The National ToT on Climate Change and Health is well conducted by Health and Disaster Management Department team of the Cambodian Red Cross with Financial support by IFRC.
The workshop conducted on 05-08 April 2016 at Battambang Province, Cambodia with about 27 participants was held from the different 25 Red Cross Branches/provinces are actively participating in the training process. The workshop is to build more capacity to the branches for more dissemination on Climate Change to their communities
Red Cross Youth and Advisers Receive Training on Road Safety
On 09 February 2016, 25 Red Cross youth and advisers of Cambodian Red Cross Siem Reap branch received a 2 - day training on road safety , disable people and Child protection supported by Australian Aid and Australian red cross.
The purpose of the training is to disseminate on new traffic law, Disable people value and educate them how to protect violation, child labor exploitation and child sexual abuse. The training is also a good opportunity for them to join in society and to serve their communities.
13 vulnerable people receive micro-loan from Cambodian Red Cross Loeuk Dek sub-branch
Cambodian Red Cross Loeuk Dek sub-branch, on 26 January 2016, provide micro loan of World Mate Project through Cambodian Red Cross to 13 vulnerable people from Prek Toch and Prek Dach villages, Prek Dach commune in Loeuk Dek district, Kandal Province aimed at increasing their better living standard. It is worth recalling that Cambodian Red Cross has so far provided micro-loan to the 555 vulnerable people for Prek Dach commune only. The project started since 2012 implemented 2 communes including Prek Dach and Kampong Phnom to improve the living standards of the vulnerable. Each receives free interest loan of 1,000,000 Riels (USD 250.00) respectively for a year.
Cambodian Red Cross Kampot Branch chlorinate 38 wells in 3 districts
From 19-21 January 2016, 38 wells supported by Danish Red Cross provided to the people who live in Damnak Sokrom commune, Dang Tong district, Dan Kom commune, Angkor Chey district and Prey Thnong commune, Tek Chou district . In other to have safe water for the people using. The team of Community based health development project of Cambodian Red Cross Kampot Branch took water for quality testing at Phnom Penh center. After that those wells water founded high level of cali-form. The campaign chlorinated of cali-form started from now on . At the same time, the team identified 3 locations to construct hand washing place for 3 primary schools.