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Narre Warren & District Family History Group AGM
August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Narre Warren & District Family History Group AGM. When: August 20, 2022 at 2.00pm. Where: Cranbourne Complex Meeting Room via Casey Radio Entrance, 65 Berwick Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne East.
Guest speakers – Nizar Dakroub and Ivana De Masi from the Australian Red Cross. If you been separated from family overseas by war, disaster or migration Red Cross may be able to help you
Nizar is a Field Officer with the Australian Red Cross Restoring Family Links (RFL) Program. Nizar is a humanitarian advocate with over 8 years’ experience working with international organizations such as United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Committee of the Red Cross/Red Crescent (ICRC). Nizar has worked in Amman, Jordan during the Syrian conflict supporting people in need. Nizar has reconnected over 60 families during his work with ICRC and the Australian Red Cross.
Ivana has been a Field Officer for 17 years with the Australian Red Cross Restoring Family Links (RFL) Program. She is passionate about the Program’s mandate to assist people to restore contact or determine the fate of family members overseas separated due to war, conflict, disaster, or migration. She has worked with people impacted by different contexts including World War II, the Balkans War (former Yugoslavia), 2004 Tsunami, 2022 Tonga Earthquake and ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and Africa and currently the Ukraine crisis. She has lost count of the number of families she has assisted to reconnect over the years.
The Annual General Meeting will follow Nizar and Ivana’s presentation.
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