Lebanon

Early marriage awareness sessions in Saida

In Saida monthly awareness sessions are held for young girls, an offer that reach about 80 girls on annual basis. On the November 9th  thirteen girls from the Syrian refugee community between the ages of 11 to 15 years was gathered. The topic of the day was to discuss early marriage.

Syria

Workshops for partners in Lebanon and Syria

In November NORWAC organized two workshops for our partners in Lebanon and our Syrian partners in Turkey.

Palestine

Extra funds to Gaza- 5. mill. NOK

NORWAC has recieved another 5. million NOK from the MFA for Emergency Aid to Gaza. The funding will  provide help for the dire need of medical supplies and medical equipment. NORWAC consultant orthopedic surgeon Geir Stray Andreassen was in Gaza in May and experienced the large numbers of injured from the "Great March of Return". Read reports from Swedish media (in Swedish).

OUR WORK

PALESTINE

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NORWAC'S GOALS

The Palestine Ministry of Health (MoH) is continuously able to deliver critical health services to the Palestinian population

Systems and medical staff in Al-Shifa Hospital are resilient and prepared for emergencies

SYRIA

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NORWAC'S GOALS

Providing medical services to people in need

Reducing the flight of medical staff

Assisting the rebuilding the Syrian healthcare system

Capacity building of the Syrian NGOs

LEBANON

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NORWAC'S GOALS

Contribute to retain and develop health services for refugees and host communities

Support education of Palestinian health personnel

Support activities concerned with mental health welfare for children and youth

To ensure life-saving treatment for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Foster co-operation between implementing partner organizations in Lebanon across ethnic, political and religious divides

Foster co-operation between local partners and Norwegian and international institutions and networks