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
Press release for May 8, 201៧
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.
Cambodian Red Cross Presents a Royal Medal to Mrs. Anne Elisabeth LECLERC
H.E Khoun Sudary, Vice President of the Cambodian Red Cross , on behalf of Samdech Kittipritthbindit Bun Rany HUNSEN, President of the Cambodian Red Cross, presented a royal medal to Mrs. Anne Elisabeth LECLERC, country cluster support team of IFRC, Bangkok office , on 15 February 2016 at Cambodian Red Cross National Headquarters.
H.E Vice President stated that Mrs. LECLERC, was awarded the Royal Order of Sahametrei, class Mohasena (Grand Officer), granted by His Majesty Samdech Preah Bat Preah Boromneath NORODOM SIHAMONI, King of the Kingdom of Cambodia, in recognition for her vigorous and exerted efforts and numerous achievements as Head of the Regional Office for South East Asia of the IFRC.
Download : Remarks H.E. KHUON SUDARY
Cartier Charitable Foundation delegation visit project in Svay Rieng
On 12 February 2016, Cartier Charitable Foundation delegation led by Ms. Olaug Bergseth accompanied by Mr. Va Sopheak, Head of sub-Department of non-communicable diseases and non-communicable diseases of the Cambodian Red Cross meet with madam Neang Setha Cheang Om, president of the Cambodian Red Cross Svay Rieng branch to discuss the consolidation of partnership and cooperation.
The delegation also visit the achievement of the target areas of watsan project implemented since 2015 at Toul Sdey commune, Chantrea district . the following day the delegation continued to monitor the same projects implemented in Kratie and Banteay Meanchey provinces.
The Cartier Charitable Foundation Delegation ’s visit to the Cambodian Red Cross
Madam Pum Chantinie , Secretary General of the Cambodian Red Cross had an audience, on 12 February 2016 at Cambodian Red Cross national Headquarters, with Cartier Charitable Foundation delegation led by Ms Olaug Bergseth, Strategic Partnerships and International Relations, Geneva.
The purpose was to build up partnership and relationship among Cartier Charitable Foundation, International Federation and the Cambodian Red Cross and also to learn the progress of Watsan, a three year (2015-2017) community based project implemented at targeted branches of Svay Rieng, Kratie, and Banteay Meanchey provinces.
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.