In an integrated initiative of the Fraternity – International Humanitarian Federation (FIHF),  humanitarian agencies: UNFPAPAHOADRADoctors without BordersPirilampos Institute, and the Brazilian Army, about 500 refugees of the Indigenous Warao and E’ñepa ethnic groups had access to various health services on the Second Comprehensive Health Session that took place in the Pintolândia Shelter.

Ensuring the health of the refugees is a fundamental part of the humanitarian response and concerns the shelter, the Fraternity (FIHF), as an implementing partner of the UNHCR, is responsible for coordinating this type of activity  in the shelters under its management.

The humanitarian agencies coordinate their actions in order to complement one another and enhance the results of the responses on emergency situations through initiatives such as: prevention of HIV, hepatitis and sexually transmitted diseases; vaccination; reproductive health education; prevention and treatment of pediculosis; oral health; cleaning and sanitation of hammocks, among other activities.

These initiatives show the “Strength of the integrated action in Humanitarian Resp