The Fourth Term Extra-ordinary Assembly of the Cambodian Red Cross Kampot Branch.
Madam Pum Chantinie, CRC Secretary General, presided over the Fourth Term Extra-ordinary Assembly of the Cambodian Red Cross Kampot Branch, conducted on 15 June 2016 at Kampot provincial building. It was attended by a total of 198 attendants including the president of Kampot Branch Committee, 120 official members, 78 representatives of provincial offices, organizations and observers, branch members and executive bodies, youth and volunteers.
The Extra-ordinary Assembly approved the two years and five month achievements and financial reports of the fourth term and financial plan for the continued fourth term (2016-2019) and elected Branch Committee for the continued fourth term.
Cambodian Red Cross branch delivers CRC packages to collapsed house victims
Mr. Yim Chan Than, Director of Cambodian Red Cross branch of Takeo province, on 12 June 2016 , delivered relief packages of the Cambodian Red Cross to 3 families whose houses collapsed by wild wind at Sarong village, Champa commune, Prey Kabas district and 2 died by lightening chock from 2 difference families.
During distributing relief assistance, he suggested to the families to pay more attention during raining and building house with strong foundation.
Cambodian Red Cross train First Aid to Garment workers
On 8-9 June 2016, Cambodian Red Cross collaborated with National Social Security Fund conduct First Aid Training course to 30 staff came from the unit of administration, trade union and nurses of garment factories.
The purpose of the training is to help them to become an agent with First Aid skill to help staff and workers during traffic accident or fainting in the workplace before the arrival of ambulance.
Cambodian Red Cross Preah Vihea branch grants a new house to vulnerable people
Cambodian Red Cross Preah Vihea branch led by H.E Yong Kimhean, Branch Director , on 10 June 2016, visited a house under construction. A wooden house has size 4 x 5 meters with Zinc roof supported by the branch.
A wooden house will be granted to Mr. Dam Khorn, whose house wasdestroyed by fire on 6 February 2016 at Thomacheat village, Saem commune, Chorm Ksan district.
Please note that this is the tenth house which was constructed by the branch for the vulnerable people in the province.
Drawing Contest for 8 May Day Celebration
On 18 April 2016, the Children drawing evaluation team led by Ms. Men Neary Sopheak , first deputy Secretary General of the Cambodian Red Cross, had selected and scored on the 108 drawings came from 24 municipality- provinces.
The five national prize winners of drawing contest were: One first prize, one second prize and three third prize winners.
Each of the 103 pupils who participated in the drawing contest also received some rewards.
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
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Inauguration of Cambodian Red Cross Sub-Branch Office in Prasat Sambo District
The Cambodian Red Cross sub-branch office in Prasat Sambo district, Kampong Thom Province was inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of the Kingdom of Thailand ,accompanied by Lok Chumteav Pum Chantinie, Secretary General of the Cambodian Red Cross , on 24 February 2016, in Sambo villige, Sambo commune, Prasat Sambo district.
The building is 10 m x 8 m , equipped with a set of computer, a printer , a LCD projector, a meeting table with 30 chairs and an office desk, with the total cost of 20,560 US$ supported by the Princess.
Cambodian Red Cross Donates to the Music Association for People with Disabilities
On 16 February 2016, Ms. Men Neary Sopheak, First Deputy Secretary General of the Cambodian Red Cross visited and presented the 4th time donation to the Music Association for People With Disabilities at their temporary shelter in Svay Rolum commune, Saang District, Kandal province.
Today donation is two tons of rice, some food and non-food items and five million Riels (1,250 USD). Additionally, the association members had a joyful lunch at Tole Basac II restaurant under the CRC support as well.
It should be noted that the Music Association of People with Disabilities has received assistance in kind and cash from the Cambodian Red Cross twice in 2014, the first time on March 3rd and the second time on December 3rd.. On June 8th 2015 the Cambodian Red Cross donated for the third time fifty thousand U.S. dollars to help build a residential and vocational training center which will become a vocational center for a new life for people with disabilities to learn music, massage, and educational drama, braille. etc.