First Aid Training Course at Siem Reap
Siem Reap Branch : Vice-President of the Cambodian Red Cross Siem Reap Branch, Kouy Nalin, presided over, 0n November 14, 2017, the opening of the First Aid Training Course at the Han Kong Hotel in Siem Reap. The 3-day training course starting from November 14 to 16, 2017, was in collaboration with the Japanese Red Cross in order to the technique and refresher of the First Aid Teachers from each branch totaling 45 participants from 25 Branches.
Speaking on the occasion, she mentions that even if we were in the era of modern technology, the lifesaving by knowledgeable persons to help victims of all natural disasters, especially accidents that take place almost every day, remains important and the key to life saving which is in line with the 7 fundamental principles of the Movement.
Red Cross Youth Participates in Rice Harvesting for Vulnerable People
Preah Vihear Branch: In the morning of November 14, 2017, Mr. Be Neang, Head of honorary club, 19 Advisers and Red Cross youth from Ro Veang High School , along with civil servants in Preah Vihear Province participated in rice harvest with the participation of His Excellency Un Chanda, Honorary president of Cambodian Red Cross Preah Vihear branch.
The purpose of rice harvesting is to help people who do not have enough force to harvest, including widows of many children, elderly people, people living with HIV/AIDS. Please note that Cambodian Red Cross youth joined in this activities every year.
Cambodian Red CrossDistribute solar LED Lantern to Poor People in Community
CRC: On the afternoon of November 13, 2017, the Rural Safer Community Program of the Cambodian Red Cross (CRC) distributed 90 solar LED Lantern to Pursat 's Krakor district to poor households which are difficult in accessing to electricity.
On that occasion, Mr. Mom Phireak, Rural Safer Community Program Coordinator, said that this is the fifth time that the Cambodian Red Cross has received 669 solar LED Lantern from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies from 2013 to 2017.
Please note that these solar LED Lantern will be distributed to a no-electricity health center as well as in poor rural communities in Pursat province.
Global Hand Washing and Toilet Day in Kratie Province
On 18 October 2017, Bos leav Commune, Chitrak Borei district, Kratie province, Cambodia. With financial support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), the Kratie-Increased sustainable Access to WASH Facility project and Kratie Red Cross Operational Teams along with local authority and related provincial departments (Health and Rural development departments) are greatly organizing the Global Hand Washing and Toilet Day.
The total of 400 participants (villagers, Red Cross volunteers, pupils from target villages/schools) are happily participating in this important event. Within the day, the participants say that they get well appreciated and improved knowledge related to Water and Sanitation. They are committing to apply the gaining knowledge at their respective homes as well.
Red Cross Youth participates in clean environment campaign
Preah Vihear Branch: On the morning of October 11, 2017, Mr. Va Mao, Honorable President of the CRC Youth Club and Advisor, has led 75 Red Cross Youths to clean environment campaigns on public streets, towns, health center. In Chom Ksan district, Preah Vihear province
This campaign aimed to bring together to clean the town for people healthy and also to attract the people to change their behavior from throwing rubbish in the public and replacing by rubbish bin.