The Logistics Cluster organized a port and shipping training in Beirut on 3 and 4 October. Since a large part of the relief items for the Whole of Syria response arrive by sea, professional skills in receiving and handling cargo at ports is critical. The Logistics Cluster addressed these needs of humanitarian organisations by providing training to over 30 participants from 16 international organisations and UN agencies being active in Turkey, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.
The training, that was conducted in English, focused on basic concepts of shipping, port operations and cargo handling. Furthermore, participants received an... READ MORE