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Global Handwashing Day, October 15

UNICEF celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Syria

UNICEF in Syria hosted several events and activities including:

  • Hand activity: a rubber inflatable palm thrown on the ground several times and Children shake hands and then clarify that the hands became contaminated as a result of shake hands with this palm,
  • Story activity: a short story reflects the need for cleanliness and diseases resulting from neglect of cleanliness,
  • Song Activity: A short song explaining how to wash the right hands and a song showing the times of handwashing,
  • Cartoon graphics: distributed to the children on each of them a decree or a drop of water or soap or a clean palm and an expanded explanation for children that the meeting achieve hygiene and human health,
  • Play: play children learn the importance of washing hands and the dangers of not handwashing, and
  • Distribution a bar of soap for each child with a leaflets, flyer, and posters.

These activities were carried out in Tartous, Aleppo, Hasskeh, Homs and Latakia governorates.

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