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UNIFIL first aid course for Al-Mari women

11-7-2019

In cooperation with the Social Services Center in Al Mari, Hasbaya, the Indian battalion operating in UNIFIL, organized yesterday a first aid training session for women in the town. On the occasion, mayor Yusef Fayad, said such activities are key in educating women who offer a lot to their remote communities, stressing that they can give more with rehabilitation and training on social and humanitarian skills. For his part, the Civil Relations Officer in the Indian Battalion, Maj. Mohd Arshil Muheet, pointed out that the course targets all women in the area through awareness and training workshops, especially on the principles of first aid. Likewise, Maj. Ravedeep Kaur said women should know these basic steps to save someone’s life. Holding similar sessions, which will land in all villages soon, came at the locals’ request, and is also on the agenda of the Indian Battalion to empower women, Kaur maintained. (Al Mustaqbal, July 11, 2019)

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