Union of Agricultural Work Committees Launch a Campaign to Support Remote Communities with Supplies to Confront Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Union of Agricultural Work Committees team started a campaign to support remote
communities in the West Bank, by holding individual sessions to educate farmers
about prevention measures to be followed in their farms and households. Various
educational leaflets and sterile materials were distributed.
The campaign started by targeting the following 8 communities: Al-Tuba, Safi Al-Fawqa, and Al-Tahta, Mughir Al-Ubaid, Al-Majaz, Al-Fakhit, Qawawis, Janaba, Shaab Al-Butm in addition to the Far'a and Beren communities in the Hebron Governorate. The campaign will continue for a month to cover 80 communities in the West Bank, in addition to 20 communities in the Gaza Strip with the highest need for this type of intervention, in cooperation with a group of funders and partners in the agricultural sector.
Union of Agricultural Work Committees approved an urgent action plan to deal with the crisis that Palestine and the world as a whole is going through, which is the outbreak of the Corona-virus, announcing the importance of continuous and permanent communication with farmers and female farmers in various regions, especially in Area "C" in order to ensure that they are kept informed and updated of the latest developments on this crisis and make sure of They take the safety measures ratified on the national level, and based on this plan, UAWC announced a suspension of its regular work programs in accordance with the plans previously prepared within the framework of its strategic plan, and that it will work to communicate broadly with farmers in different areas with a greater focus on marginalized and remote areas by checking their needs with applied safety measures in such circumstances in addition to providing these agricultural communities in the marginalized and remote areas with their needs of sterile and disinfecting materials in addition to seeking to coordinate efforts with the health sector institutions for more integrated interventions and contribute to ensuring the access of health services Required for these gatherings.