Today, the Qatar Red Crescent concluded the activities of the ninth disaster management camp, which it organized over a period of 10 days in Al Khor camp, under the auspices of the Ministry of Public Health, under the slogan "Better preparedness and better response". During the closing ceremony, certificates of participation were handed over to the trainers and trainees, and the sponsors and supporters of the camp were honored in the presence of representatives of the partner and sponsors of the camp. In his speech during the closing ceremony, His Excellency Ambassador Ali bin Hassan Al Hammadi, Secretary General of the Red Crescent, sent a message to the participants in which he stressed the importance of such training in light of the worsening humanitarian crises, successive disasters without prior warning, and the large number of displaced persons and refugees looking for someone to ease their suffering and heal their wounds. . "And this is your role as promising cadres of the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, thanks to the skills and knowledge you learned in this camp, which we hope will be an asset for you in the fields of humanitarian work in the future, and that you will not skimp on them for your colleagues in your institutions and national societies as well.". His Excellency expressed his thanks and appreciation to all those in charge of the camp, beginning with the Supreme Committee for Camp Management, passing through the various organizational and administrative committees, and ending with the trainers and trainees. He also expressed his thanks to all the sponsors and supporters, who contributed to the emergence of the camp in this distinguished way at the level of the humanitarian work sector in the region and the world. For his part, Mr. Hussein Aman Al-Ali, head of the camp, explained that this camp has received regional and international attention, as it is the only camp accredited in Arabic for training in disaster and crisis management in the world. The participants in this camp reflected a great diversity, as they belong to Qatari, Arab and international parties. He expressed his pride that the vast majority of male and female participants in this camp are male and female volunteers, who gave their time and efforts, and presented innovations that will have a future, indicating that each trainee, male and female, received during the ten days of the camp more than 50 hours of various training, theoretical and practical, The fields of field relief work included assessment and field coordination, emergency shelter, water and sanitation, food security, health in emergencies, emergency planning, the operating room, and the field hospital. They also received training sessions on basic humanitarian standards, media and communications in emergencies, restoring family links, safe access, psychological support, disaster management and response tools, and climate change. He added that the humanitarian tent hosted educational lectures given by experts and specialists in humanitarian work, international humanitarian law, media, negotiation and other topics, and the trainees implemented a set of scenarios that included a virtual simulation of disasters and challenges that relief cadres must deal with, such as fires, gas leaks, explosions, poisoning, marine disasters and drowning. earthquakes, waves of displacement, hurricanes and floods. These scenarios were implemented by the trainees with unparalleled enthusiasm and great interaction. The head of the camp explained that the Qatar Red Crescent sought, through this camp, to strengthen and build the capacities of the participants, enhance the talents of the volunteers and refine their skills and experiences, and form a trained and qualified community base in the field of disaster response and relief for the afflicted, and improve coordination with local and international authorities and institutions, pointing out that this deployment The wide range of the camp reflects the great interest that the State of Qatar attaches to dealing with disasters and crises, and international cooperation to confront them and limit their effects, which is the way to spread the culture of preparedness and effective preparedness, and introduce the latest disaster response tools worldwide. In turn, the volunteer Shouq Al-Sulaiti gave a speech as a representative of the trainees from inside the State of Qatar, while the volunteer Dalan Tayseer Hassan gave a speech about the trainees from outside the State of Qatar. The attendees watched a documentary film recording all the events and details of the ninth disaster management camp, and video messages were shown to the children and siblings of a number of participants from outside the State of Qatar, in a beautiful gesture that expressed family feelings and wishes for the success of the training camp.
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