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Ethiopia: development of emergency services

The PCPM Foundation develops the Ethiopian emergency service system.

PCPM train Kenyan firefighters. The only such project in Eastern Africa created by Poland

The Polish Center for International Aid trains and equips firefighters in Kenya. Recently, we drilled 21 people in first aid, and the trainees applied the received knowledge in a real-time event. When the first training stage ended, there was an accident between a mother with a child.

Palestine – Paramedic system support

Since 1994 Palestinian legal autonomy is issued in the Palestine-Israeli agreement. Ever since the territory has been a temporary administrative structure by the western coast of Jordan (approximately 60% of land) and the Gaza Region (approx. 6000 sq. km), these areas legally go by the name of Palestine.

Tanzania – Supporting Emergency Medical Services

Paramedic service in Tanzania is a new profession, and its parameters are yet undefined there. The first college graduates of emergency services studies in Tanzania completed their education in 2013. With the construction help of the crucial public health sector, the PCPM Foundation coordinates a medical service support program in the Dar es Salaam region - the biggest and the most populated city in Tanzania.

PCPM secures running water for thousands in Iraq’s Shekhan Region

'Thanks to funding from the Polish Center for International Aid for new wells, pumps, and pipes, 1,400 people in Iraq's Shekhan region have clean running water, and that number is expected to grow to 5,000 as the network expands' – said the Water Directorate Chief of the Shekhan region, Khairy Khader Yazdeen. The Polish Center for International Aid has established a water supply network in town within the Shekhan region of Iraqi Kurdistan and the main leak canal in Batnaya – a town in the federal part of Iraq.

In Lebanon, bees pull people out of crisis

In Lebanon, a country in which the PCPM Foundation educate beekeepers. Those trainings could generate a source of income for them. Thanks to MASAR project funded by the EU MADAD Trust fund, PCPM has implemented the courses. Attendants are not only the Lebanese, but also the refugees from Syria, who had been living in the Lebanon for the last decade.

PCPM delivers development aid in northern Iraq – we provide modern equipment and support local businesses

The Polish Center for International Aid Foundation (PCPM) in northern Iraq is implementing a program of support to local governments in dealing with the effects of the conflict in Syria (MASAR).

PCPM in Northern Iraq. What are we doing there?

Nearly a million refugees have found rescue in Iraqi Kurdistan. These are families who have fled the persecution of the so-called Islamic State or the terror of the war in Syria. Cities here are growing at a dizzying pace and local authorities and institutions need expert support to tackle the many challenges and problems facing the whole region.