Ceremony Held To Handover Emergency Equipments By UNICEF To The Government Of Maldives
"Building Resilient Communities For Children" ceremony was held at Hotel Jen, on May 2, 2016. The emergency equipment's donated by UNICEF will be provided to the Islands that are vulnerable to flooding. Nine islands were selected for this phase, which include GN Fuvahmulah, HA Dhihdhoo, GDH Nadella, GA Villinigi, Laamu Kunahandoo, R. Alifushi, GDH Madaveli, M Koluhfushi and GDH Hoadeyhdhoo.
During the ceremony Deputy Minister for Defence and National and Security Ms Fathimath Thasneem addressed the invitees on the project. Moreover, presentation on disasters and vulnerability of Maldive Islands was displayed.
Mr Ibrahim Sinan, council president of Ha. Dhihdhoo council, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia, Ms Karin Hulshof and State Minister of Defense and National Security, Honorable Mohamed Zuhair adressed the invitees.