Our Projects - Road Accident Safety

Events and Activities

A-Remembrance of road accidents victims’ campaign

Location: Green Hand premises.

Date: 2004

Number of attendance: 100

Partners: World Health Organization.

Brief description:

    A one day activity, gathered 100 youth aged between 16 and 18 years old.

    The program of the day included:

    -          First aids essentials.

    -          Life maneuver.

    -          Awareness sessions.

     

B- “Road Accident … Is Not a Destiny” campaign

Location: All Lebanon.

Date: 2005

Number of beneficiaries: 9532.

Partners: World Health Organization, World Safety Organization, Ministry of Public Health.

Sponsor: World Health Organization.

Brief description:

    A three month project executed in 2005 and sustained to become a department in Green Hand.

    Special Awareness materials were prepared for this project: a booklet, a brochure, a poster and a CD.

    125 lectures and 15 workshops covered all the Lebanese districts targeting mainly youth between 16 – 18 years old.

    Lectures program focused on driving safety measures.

    Workshops program included:

    -          Lecture about driving safety measures, road signs, and seat-belt use.

    -          Life testimony of road accident victims.

    -          Presenting the role of the Lebanese Red Cross and the Civil Defense in road accidents.

    -          Difference between rally car and ordinary car presented by a rally driver.

    -          Life maneuver presented by the Lebanese Red Cross and the Civil Defense on: how to save a road accident victim?

    -          Driving rally cars and ordinary cars by youth.

    -          Distribution of awareness material.

C-Lectures

Lectures are being executed in different Lebanese regions for all types of audience: youth, women, teenagers, children, men. Lectures stress more on the safety measures and safe driving basics.

D-Workshops

A one day long workshop is being executed according to the request on other NGOs, municipalities, scout groups,… all over Lebanon, covering the following items:

-          Driving safety measures, road signs, and seat-belt use.

-          Life testimony of road accident victims.

-          Lebanese Red Cross and the Civil Defense in road accidents role in accidents.

-          Difference between rally car and ordinary car presented by a rally driver.

-          Life maneuver presented by the Lebanese Red Cross and the Civil Defense on: how to save a road accident victim?

-          Driving rally cars and ordinary cars by youth.

-          Distribution of awareness material

 

These workshops target mainly youth.

E-Published documents

Green Hand since 2004 has designed and executed alone or in collaboration with other NGOs an animated CD, two booklets, stickers, a brochure and a poster concerning road safety issues.