The 65th conducted more than 70 humanitarian assistance missions to IDPs, distributing more than 1,000 tons of food, 500 shelters in a box, 5,000 personal hygiene kits
, and 5,000 tarps.
In the early days of the response, MSIM was on the ground providing primary care and distributing vital goods such as personal hygiene kits
also provide referrals to free health care and other services and coordinate the distribution of donated clothing, school supplies and personal hygiene kits
for homeless and otherwise needy families.
Donations included 50 bags of clothing, a pallet of drinking water, 40 personal hygiene kits
, 25 blankets, and enough notebooks, pencils, pens, crayons, glue and teddy bears for more than 100 children.
In addition, the box contains personal hygiene kits
(toothbrush, paste, deodorant, razor) for staff members who may not be able to get home for personal items during a disaster.
The project involved a series of interventions, including the distribution of personal hygiene kits
once a month, provision of Dettol and detergents to deep clean toilets with tips for effective use, awareness classes for children on proper toilet use and handwashing, and classes for women on tent cleanliness and baby hygiene.
For health promotion and disease prevention of families, personal hygiene kits
and pairs of slippers were distributed to the hundreds of members.
Project activities include: (1) providing primary health care services to 20,000 Syrian refugees and vulnerable host community members through four mobile clinics and six health care centres; (2) conducting awareness sessions on health issues benefitting 2,600 women; (3) distributing personal hygiene kits
to 12,000 households; and (4) building the capacity of 50 local health staff.
The first phase will begin with the distribution of leaflets in a number of languages, including Arabic, English and Urdu, and training of medical staff on infectious diseases as well as personnel training at relevant health authorities, holding seminars, lectures, training workshops and exhibitions to raise awareness of infectious diseases among expats and the distribution of up to 10,000 personal hygiene kits
The battalion stores and maintains a wide variety of humanitarian assistance supplies for USAID, including water purification systems, blankets, tents, personal hygiene kits
, medical kits, and plastic sheeting.