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Olive Trees Planted in JRC Park to Honour Humanitarians Killed in the Line of Duty

24 Jan 2017

Jordan Red Crescent Society President, H.E. Dr Mohammad Mutlaq Al-Hadid, welcomed delegations attending the Ninth Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies of the Middle East and North Africa, to the Jordan Red Crescent Park.

During his welcome, Dr. Al-Hadid took the opportunity to inform the delegates about the programs and humanitarian projects carried out by the Jordan Red Crescent, for both community members and refugees. He discussed the importance of maintaining good communcation with humanitarian partners, and spoke of the new projects being conceived to assist refugees in the Kingdom of Jordan.

The President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Mr. Tadatero Konoy and the participating delegates, planted 25 olive trees in the park as a commemorative event for those who have lost their lives in humanitarian work, with the Red Crescent and Red Crescent Societies in the Arab World.

They also visited the National Centre for First Aid and the Vocational Training Centre. They reviewed the most prominent services provided by the Centre for refugees and members of the local community, including embroidery, sewing, literacy courses and computer courses.

The delegation also toured the Jordanian Red Crescent Hospital, and was briefed on the nursing and therapeutic services provided to Syrian refugees and the local community. They also looked into the possibilities available to serve them.

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