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Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW)

Coping with Terror in Israel

For nearly one year, Israel has been facing a wave of terror. While we have seen the impact our hospitals, Assaf Harofeh and Hadassah, have had on saving lives of victims of terror; we must also understand how the children in our projects are affected.

At the onset of this current wave of terror, World WIZO decided it was critical for its projects to follow a set of guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety. These rules included limiting outdoor activities, increasing security, the installation of security cameras, and support staff to assist children emotionally during this scary time.

World WIZO turned to the children, staff, and parents throughout their projects, including those supported by CHW, to see how they were dealing with the security threats as well as ongoing concern for everyone’s well being.

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