Awareness Sessions on the Dangers of Mines and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) - Hteittiyet Turkman Village, Rural Damascus

With the aim of raising awareness among the residents about the dangers of mines and ERW, the Syrian Society for Social Development, in cooperation with UNMAS, the Syrian government and supporting key people, continued to implement awareness-raising sessions in the village of Hteittiyet Turkman, Rural Damascus.

During these sessions, the facilitators explained the types of ERW, along with their risks, warning signs, and safe behaviour. Also, ways of protection, how to behave in cases of emergencies, and the importance of media were all tackled.

Furthermore, there was an emphasis on the need to reach and fix key awareness messages, and raise awareness regarding this topic in order to protect the next generations, and ensure a healthy and safe community free from injuries.