| Health mediators on a mission in Varna and Dobrich after the flood |
23 June (Monday) volunteers - Health mediators from 8 municipalitites went to
Varna to assist their colleagues in dealing with the consequences
of the disaster. Initiator
of the mission was
National Network of Health Mediators and coordinator of the volunteers was Velcho
Mihalev - HM from Aytos. First volunteers were Gergana
Demireva (Karnobat), Asen Asenov (Shumen), Milio Dobrev (Straldzha), Valentin
(Tervel), Rusi Bozhidarov (Nova Zagora), Sasho Yordanov and
Natasha Todorova (Sliven).
The main tasks of the Helath
of houses and assessment of situation;
of damages - people without personal documents; chronically ill people without
medicines; people who were hurt or people who lost everything;
Regional Health Inspectorate-Varna and Bulgarian Red Cross-Varna to reduce the
risk of spreading of infectious diseases;
access to local institutions (Municipality, Social Services, hospitals,
etc.) and helping people in dealing with paperwork;
of clean water, food, donations and aids.
mediators will work on the field 5 days but they discuss prolongation of the
In Dobrich theHealth mediators Anife Hasan and Nurdzihan
Suleiman are making a detour in most damaged parts of the city. With financial
support of National Network of Health Mediators until the moment were bought
and distribute washing and cleaning products, diapers, etc. to 88 families.
Detours continue. Actions related to
prevention against spreading ofinfectious diseases are coordinated with Regional Helat Inspectorate-Dobrich
and Bulgarian Red Cross-Dobrich.