Yemeni Journalists Syndicate concludes a course on professional safety for journalists in Hadramout

The Yemeni Journalists Syndicate concluded today, Wednesday (June 26, 2024), in Al-Mukalla city of Hadramout, a training course on professional safety for journalists, organized in cooperation with the International Federation of Journalists and UNESCO.

The head of the branch of the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate in Hadramaut, Salem Ali Al-Shahith, said that the occupational safety course comes within a series of training activities aimed at enhancing the professional safety of journalists and raising their professional and practical awareness, which helps them avoid mistakes while covering events in the field.

At the opening of the course, which began yesterday, Tuesday, in Mukalla, Al-Shahat expressed his thanks to the Syndicate, the International Federation of Journalists, and UNESCO for organizing this training activity, which provides opportunities for journalists to learn about methods of professional safety that contribute to protecting them while on duty.

During the two-day course, 20 male and female trainees from several media institutions and some media students from Hadhramaut University received knowledge about planning a media mission, risk management, and how to maintain the safety of journalists during their duty in the field or during their presence in areas of conflict and war.

The participants also received training on first aid in the event of fractures, various types of bleeding, fire, and car accidents. They were also provided with information about digital safety.

At the end of the session, speeches were delivered, and certificates were distributed to the participants in the presence of the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate branches leadership in Hadramaut, Shabwa, Al-Mahra, and Socotra, and several media figures.

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