Increasing road safety awareness amongst Partners in Malawi

Increasing road safety awareness amongst Partners in Malawi

On 24th September 2019, a Safe Road Use Training took place in Lilongwe City, Malawi. In total 31 participants, from UNHCR’s Partners CARD, Jesuit Refugee Service JRS, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Homeland Security and Plan Malawi, attended the training....
SRU marathon run by Fleet Forum trainer Sheila Ejalu

SRU marathon run by Fleet Forum trainer Sheila Ejalu

The latest marathon run by Fleet Forum trainer Sheila Ejalu, consisted of the delivery of road safety messages, specially for UNHCR staff and partners in Chad. Here are some of her ‘race statistics’: The entire trip lasted for 15 days in June and included...
Weekend Bus – Burundi

Weekend Bus – Burundi

In Burundi, most of the UNHCR Staff in field offices in Makamba and Muyinga and in Sub Office in Ruyigi have their families in Bujumbura. Every weekend they travel all the way from their area of assignment to Bujumbura. To join their families, they sometimes travel...
Mission Possible: The UN journey to safer roads

Mission Possible: The UN journey to safer roads

Mission Possible: The UN journey to safer roads The risks faced by UN staff and civilians on roads around the world are the reason that the UN introduced the first-ever UN-wide Road Safety Strategy in February 2019. With this strategy, for the first time UN...
UNHCR Participation in Field Occupational Safety Training Course

UNHCR Participation in Field Occupational Safety Training Course

Fourteen UNHCR staff members from DRC, Iraq, Ghana, Kenya, Lebanon, Tanzania and Staff Health and Welfare Service (SHWS) in HQ participated in the 10th DPKO/DFS and UNHCR Field Occupational Safety Training Course. The 5-day course in Brindisi is undertaken annually by...