CRC: On Thursday, June 20, 2019, RFL Sub-department of the Cambodian Red Cross held its annual workshop at Cambodian Red Cross Kompong Cham province branch. The workshop was presided over by HE. Pong Yen, President of Branch Committee and H.E. Lay Samnang, Executive of General Department of Prisons, Ministry of Interior, Mrs. Chea Somaly, Deputy Director of Communication Department, Mr. Ronan Paramonov, ICRC Head of Mission in Cambodia and the participation of ICRC representatives from Bangkok as well as the RFL officers from the CRC branches, totally 40 participants.
The workshop was aimed to summarize the achievements of RFL activities including RCM transmissions in prisons, the awareness-raising on safe migration to the community, experiences-sharing for more effectively implementations, and next step activities for the upcoming year.
During the opening speech, H.E. Pong Yen gave the warm greetings to all participants and asked the participants to actively involve in workshop and wish the workshop go smoothly with fruitful results as expected.
At the same time, he expressed his sincere thanks to CRCfor selecting the Cambodian Red Cross Kampong Cham province branch for this year's workshop.
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.
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.
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.