In order to strengthen the culture of social accountability and to continue working with the outputs of Partners for Social Accountability Program implemented by Ta'awon, the National Coalition for Social Accountability carried out its first activities on the ground and initiated the safety and security campaign in coordination and cooperation with the Red Crescent, Municipalities, Civil Defense, Ministry of Works, In the governorates of Ramallah, Nablus and Hebron.
The Campaign aimed to alleviating the expected damages winter by cleaning the water channels . The campaign contributed to rehabilitating the importance of volunteer initiatives and cooperation between the different civil and official institutions to serve the society.
Suhad Kasperi, member of the National Coalition for Social Accountability, presented the methodology of the coalition's work based on studies and partnership with the official bodies, in cooperation and benefiting from the capacities of grassroots institutions and members of the coalition in implementing the security and safety campaign and the future strategy of the coalition.
"The need for such initiatives and the mobilization of resources to serve the local community is very urgent," Mayor Ahmed Salhoub said"
"The culture of safety is a culture of society and we believe in partnership. The size of the work is great and in partnership, the work is done in the best way," said"Colonel Malek Abu Alia, director of civil defense in Nablus.
"The spirit of cooperation and these humanitarian values that have been embodied on the ground are leading to positive results as long as the goal is to serve the nation," said Salah Ribai, director of public works in Hebron.
The National Coalition was formed in mid-2018, and the coalition held its first elections in which 58 members representing civil and grassroots organizations were elected and the first secretary of the coalition was held. It held a workshop to design the first community campaign to be launched by the coalition in the field based on the studies and accountability sessions held with the beneficiaries.