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04/11/2013

We continue our activities hoping for peace though security situation is not stable.

We still implement rehabilitation work at the Al-Badia school in Baghdad, where we introduced on 28 February here. 

The main issue that affects the work at school is the security situation. That’s led to some days we cannot reach the school even the contractor and the materials could not supplied at site in due time because the school was surrounded by a concrete block to prevent from the bomb explosion.

Iraq's deadliest day in last six months came on the 10th anniversary of the US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein taken place on March 19, 2013. Up to 60 people have been killed in a series of car and suicide bombings mainly in several areas in and around Iraq's capital, Baghdad.

The country remains volatile, and disputes with the autonomous Kurdistan Region over the oil-rich city of Kirkuk have threatened to derail progress towards political stability.

To implement our work, JEN engineer as well as the contractor received huge help from the headmistress assistant and she appreciated the work and did following up the work to improve the quality.

<Discussing among Headmistress assistant, JEN engineer and the contractor>
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JEN also conducts hygiene trainings at school for students after providing training for teachers. Children learn the methods of protecting themselves from infectious disease. They also appreciate the hygiene materials and kits provided by JEN.

<Students at school yard>
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This project is being executed thanks to the support of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, all our members and contributors.
JEN Engineer Hamoody

April 11, 2013 in Iraq |