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At a round table meeting, representatives of THW and ONPC are planning the continuation of the Tunisian honorary office project.

Export hit honorary office: THW and ONPC pursue their cooperation

A delegation of four people from the Tunisian civil protection organisation ONPC is visiting THW’s management in Bonn for three days. Since Monday, together with THW’s international department, the team has been planning the continuation of the honorary office project, in particular six training courses for voluntary Tunisian experts at the locations of Sidi Bouzid, Jendouba and Ben Arous. THW supports its North African partner to build up a structure within their local civil protection, which is based on voluntary commitment.
Working with wood was also part of the training on Wednesday.

Export hit honorary office: Training for Tunisians under way

Sawing, drilling, tearing down walls: In the local section of Sinzig, THW volunteers are instructing twelve Tunisian disaster management trainers how to handle tools and equipment. On Wednesday, they exercised in a derelict house in Oberzissen. On Tuesday, THW-President, Mr Albrecht Broemme, accompanied by THW’s Federal spokesman, Mr Frank Schulze, visited the guests from Tunisia.

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The concrete and safe handling of ladders is part of the training in Tunisia.

Export hit honorary office: start of third training course in Tunisia

Since this week, more than 50 Tunisian volunteers have expressed their delight in honorary office commitment during the third training unit in Ben Arous near Tunis. Until the beginning of November, with the support of THW-staff, the volunteers will undergo THW’s basic training, aligned to local circumstances. At the launch on Monday, the German ambassador to Tunisia visited the project.
The participants in the VinCaB-project.

EU-VinCaB: Starting micro projects

The joint EU-project of civil protection and disaster management organisations as well as Red Cross societies for micro projects in South America and Kosovo is being launched. In the frame of the Volunteers in Capacity Building Projects (VinCaB), the first THW volunteer will leave for Columbia today.

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