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The Foundation launches its plan for the new year, 2018 and honors its employees.

On Thursday, January 11, 2018, the National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) held a ceremony honoring the inauguration of the Foundation's new business plan for the new year and reviewing its accomplishments over the last year. It also honored its employees, both current and former, including those who recently left to work in other organization.
The CEO of the Foundation, Dr. Fares Al-Waeel, in his speech delivered by telephone from the Foundation's Amsterdam office, praised the organization's team and its great efforts in the field combating epidemics, addressing water sanitation, contributing to development and sustainability. He also praised staff who have recently left to work with other organizations and the role they played in the development and performance of the Foundation. Thanks to NFDHR’s current and past staff, in 2017, a total of 935,000 people benefited from NFDHR activities. Nevertheless, the CEO insisted the need to redouble efforts to reach the groups and people most vulnerable and affected by the conflict in various governorates.
The Executive Director of the Foundation, Mohamed Salah, for his part, said that the NFDHR has become one of the most trustworthy organizations of local donors and local authorities and beneficiaries. He also proclaimed that the Foundation, through its distinguished teams, aims to reach about 2 million beneficiaries during the current year 2018.
The ceremony also included presentations on the achievements of the Foundation in the field of water and sanitation, health, nutrition, food security, education, protection, gender, good governance and peace building, as well as in the media and documentation. Furthermore, a short documentary about the role of the Foundation in the cholera outbreak response in AL-Baeda governorate was also shown to the audience.
Finally, at the conclusion of the ceremony, the Executive Director, along with the Program Quality Advisor, Dr. Ahmad Al-Wadai, the Director of Food Security and Improvement of Livelihoods Program, Mohammad Al-Maori, and the Director of Human Resources Department, Sina’a Al-Khoja, honored the former employees with the Foundation's Shield and Certificate of Appreciation, in addition to honoring the current employees of the foundation with Appreciation Certificates.