Launching a Free Medical Camp in Aden to Treat the Psychological Impact of the Survivors of the GBV

The general director of Al-Briqa district of Aden, Hani Mohammed al-Yazidi launched the free medical camp to reduce and mitigate the psychological impact of survivors and survivors of gender-based violence at the Health Complex in Faqom.

 On the occasion of the 16-day campaign against violence against women, implemented by the Family Counseling and Development Foundation, in coordination with the Youth for Development Foundation, and funded by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Al-Yazidi expressed the importance of establishing such a specific camp in alleviating the suffering of poor and needy patients, especially the displaced population, most of whom suffer from psychological illnesses resulting from the war, pointing out that the district of Brika embraces many of those displaced families from the governorates of Hodeidah, Taiz, and Hajj.

 The General Director of Al-Burqa praised the efforts of the " the Family Counseling and Development Foundation and the Youth for Development Foundation in organizing such free humanitarian medical camps, appreciating the role of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in supporting the implementation of this important quality camp.

Al-Yazidi called on other organizations that work in the health field to establish such camps on an ongoing basis that serve the needy in various areas of the district of al-Briqa. He also demonstrated the readiness of the local authority and all relevant authorities to provide all support for all humanitarian projects that Implemented by the Foundation or any local or international organization that serves the children of the directorate, especially on the health side.

Ali Nasser Al-Hassani, the Camp coordinator at the Family Counseling and Development Foundation, explained that the camp targeted more than 68 cases. Al-Hassani said that during the camp, free counseling services, psychological counseling, and treatments were provided for depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive fears and pressures, Family problems, sleep disturbances, psychological, social and family problems, psychological effects resulting from war and conflict, behavioral deviations, marital problems, and study difficulties.