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UNFPA provides urgently needed aids in Al Hassake & Al Qamishly

10 May 2017
Helping women to access reproductive and health services in AL Mabrouke camp, AL Hassake

UNFPA-Syria, during May, distributed approximately 80,000 sanitary napkins in coordination with Al Bir Charitable and sociable in Qamishli, Al Bir and AL Ihsan Charitable Association and UNHCR in Al Hassake. They reached out to different villages & centers affected by conflict as well as camps.

 

29,000 hygiene kits for males & females were distributed in camps, like Roj Camp, Newroz Camp, Al Hol Camp and Mabrouka Camp. Moreover, the remaining amount was all distributed in areas like Ain Issa, Jurnyyeh, Tal Abyad and Suluk with only 3000 kept stored at the warehouse in Al Shaddadi.

 

To support the health of the increasing number of people in need, incl women & children in Al Hassake, UNFPA continues to support hospitals & local NGOs in AL Hassakeh &  Al Qamsihli throughout the distribution of medical health care machines and equipment”, Massimo Diana, UNFPA representative stated.

 

Al Mabrouke camp in AL Hassake hosts almost 500 families in 350 tents, we are working closely with our local partner Al Bir and Al Ehsan NGO to reach & help people in need

 

 

 

 

Furthermore, Health Directorate & National Hospital in Al Hassake received 116 boxes, including medical supplies, medicines, special tools and equipment for Doctors and midwives to ensure safe deliveries and healthy environment to pregnant women. According to Mohammed Rashad, Head of Health Directorate in Al Hassake: “Tools and equipment provided from UNFPA-Syria will cover the gap in the reproductive health sector. It will also contribute to safe deliveries.”

 

Maan Alhosin, UNFPA program coordinator, noted that UNFPA is committed to prioritizing supporting the health sector, especially women’s issues.

 

 

With our partners, we are scaling up efforts to improve the lives of women in AL Hassake & Al Qamishly Camps

 

 

Additionally, it is worth mentioning that during 2016 UNFPA-Syria distributed reproductive health kits in 3 installments.