HODEIDA, The Executive Center for Mine Action (YEMAC)’s activities continued on Tuesday to organize an awareness campaign about mines, cluster bombs, and remnants of war.
The YEMAC activities, which came in cooperation with the Supreme Council for Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (SCMCHA) in Hodeida and funded by UNICEF, targeted 54,000 people in schools and in the districts of al-Mina, al-Hali, al-Hawak, Bajil, Bayt al-Faqih, al-Jarrahi and Zabid.
Awareness campaign project director Khaled al-Ruwai’e said around 42 employees at the center and local authority SCMCHA and civil society associations and organizations will participate in the campaign.
Al-Ruwai’e pointed out the project includes lectures, lessons, and instructions on how to deal with foreign objects and not touch them or approach them and inform the local authority or the nearest police station about it.
He appreciated the efforts of the local authority and the SCMCHA in the province to facilitate the work of the awareness campaign aiming to overcome the difficulties they face.
Source: Yemen News Agency