With sadness in our hearts, we confirm that one of our Syrian colleagues, Hamdo Mohammed Saeed Alshoun, was killed in an airstrike in West Aleppo countryside on November 13. Three airstrikes hit a market in Atareb town killing over 50 people.
Hamdo Mohammed (31) has been working with People in Need since March 2017 as a guard for PIN’s Aleppo office. He will be fondly remembered as a valuable member of our team and will be deeply missed by his colleagues and friends.
A long drought in the Horn of Africa is threatening the lives of 17 million people. They don’t have water and wait in vain for harvest. In this large humanitarian catastrophe, Czechs are helping pastoral tribes in the south of Ethiopia.
"This bridge was demolished by the fighters of Daesh in order to complicate the conquest of Mosul by coalition forces," says the driver when we cross the temporary bridge over the Great Zab. Near by there are flapping, sad, dusty flags of the camp for internally displaced people, where one can find the people who escaped the cruelty of the ISIL or the struggle between radicals and coalition forces. We are traveling from Erbil to Mosul.
Solar Powered Water Supply System Improve Life of Afghan Marginalized Communities
It's been a 6 months since Ma Hnin Si*, 15, was abandoned by her father at step-mother at a border town near the China-Myanmar border placing her at risk of falling prey to sexual exploitation and trafficking. Crouched on the floor at a Community Child Protection meeting in the Shan state, Ma Hnin Si’s grandmother tells the story. “I travelled nearly 300 miles to collect my granddaughter from an area which is well known for the exploitation of young women and the trafficking of and women and girls into South-West China,” she remembers.
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People in Need (PIN) is a Czech NGO working in relief and development, see more at www.peopleinneed.cz.
The Grants Development Manager based in the UK has two main agenda:
Country: Middle East
Base: Iraq (Erbil) / Turkey (Gaziantep)
Starting date: February / March 2017
Duration: 12 months
Line Manager: Country Director for Iraqi country programme or Head of Systems and Operations of Syria country programme
People in Need Slovakia (Človek v ohrození – PIN SK) is a Slovak NGO providing relief and
development assistance. Since 1999, we have provided a helping hand to those deprived of human
dignity and freedom due to all sorts of circumstances, to people suffering the consequences of war,
victims of natural disasters or those who live under the suppression or in conditions of deep poverty
– in 29 countries around the world as well as in Slovakia. We are a proud member of the People in
Need network operating from Central Europe.
Location: Gaziantep, Turkey
Starting date: ASAP
Length of assignment: 12 – 18 months
Line management: Country director
The Field Coordinator is under the direct line management of the Country Director and is responsible for the implementation of the programme strategy in North West Syria (Idlib and Aleppo) through remote management mode.
Starting date: as soon as possible
Duty Station: Erbil, Iraq / Gaziantep, Turkey with travels within region
Reporting to: Country Director Syrian Response
Duration: 12 months