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- '09 December 2016'
FRD participated as an exhibitor in 8th National Disaster Management Exhibition at UOP FRD participated as an exhibitor in the eighth National Disaster Management Exhibition held at University of Peshawar on Wednesday. The two-day fair was organized by the Centre for Disaster Preparedness and Management volunteer club in collaboration with PDMA-Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, UNDP, ACF International (Action against Hunger), Handicap International, ActionAid and The NGO World Foundation in the lawns of the Sheikh Muhammad Taimur Academic Block.
- '01 November 2016'
FRD established parking area at Amangarh to facilitate repatriating afghan families FRD has recently established new VRC at Azakhel to facilitate speedy repatriation of afghan refugee families. The families arriving at the VRC were coming with loaded vehicles with the luggage to carry back home and due to increased numbers the vehicles were parked on the main GT road. The parking of large number of large vehicles on the busy GT road created traffic issues. To address the issue FRD established separate parking lot at the location of Aman Garh to accommodate the large vehicles parked on the roads for days and to facilitate the waiting families by providing them safe and secure location to stay.
- '30 October 2016'
FRD-MSP organized Hand Washing activities in 17 Schools of Town 1 Peshawar 15th Octobers is the day, celebrated as Global Hand Washing Day throughout the world. The basic aim of the day is to design, test and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with soap at critical times, as it is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Keeping in view the importance of Global hand washing day, FRD in collaboration with MSP not only celebrated GHD on 15th October but also dedicated the entire month of October to hand washing activities in 17 schools of Town-1 Peshawar.
- '20 October 2016'
FRD established new VRC at Azakhel to facilitate speedy repatriation of afghan refugee families FRD has been taking care of the site maintenance activities at VRC and PCM Chamkani from where the voluntary return of afghan refugee families has been taking place. Recently the pace of returns has increased significantly with average number of 700 families reporting to VRC for their documentation for returning to their areas country.
- '15 October 2016'
FRD in collaboration with PMU-MSPKP, celebrated Global Hand Washing day in City Grammar School, Town-1 Peshawar Celebrated annually on 15th October, Global Hand Washing day is an opportunity to design, test and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with soap at critical times. Hand washing, when done correctly, is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. Good hand washing technique is easy to learn and can significantly reduce the spread of infectious diseases in both children and adults.
- '10 September 2016'
Special Eid ul Adha cleanliness awareness campaign by FRD - USAID under MSP project in 25 UCs of town 1 in Peshawar Special Eid Ul Adha cleanliness awareness campaign was arranged by FRD with support of USAID under MSP project named "Hygiene promotion through awareness in 25 uc of town 1 in peshawar".
- '05 June 2016'
FRD turned 8 todayToday is FRD 8th Birthday!! Since 2008, FRD is working for development and uplift of the marginalized rural communities through long term development and humanitarian assistance with cooperation of various development and humanitarian partners including; UNHCR, Inter Cooperation (Swiss funded), UNDP, UNOCHA, UNICEF, IOM, DRC, USAID, WFP, UNHABITAT, GIZ etc..
- '04 December 2015'
FRD participated as an exhibitor in National Disaster Management ExhibitionTo provide a common platform to all stakeholders working in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), the Centre for Disaster Preparedness and Management (CDPM), University of Peshawar organized a two day Disaster Management Exhibition (DME-2015) on December 02-03, 2015 at the University of Peshawar.
- '01 December 2015'
FRD with collaboration of UNHCR – RAHA is Renovating and Rehabilitating Nursery & Labour Rooms in Gynae Block & Gynae OT at LRHFRD with collaboration of UNHCR – RAHA initiated the project named “Renovation and Rehabilitation of Nursery and Labour Rooms (A, B, C) in Gynae Block & Gynae Operation Theater at M.T.I Lady Reading Hospital (LRH)”.
- '01 July 2015'
Food for work support for Sustainable livelihood at Kurram and Orakzai Agency FRD has entered an agreement with WFP to implement Food for work support program for Sustainable livelihood at Kurram and Orakzai Agency with main focus on the livelihoods support through DRR along with capacity building trainings with a modality of Food for work and food for training.