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Fathimath Himya renewed for a second term as Secretary General of MRC

Fathimath Himya renewed for a second term as Secretary General of MRC

On 10th March 2024, the MRC Governing Board renewed the mandate of Fathimath Himya as Secretary General of Maldivian Red Crescent for a second four-year term.

MRC Interim President, Rasheeda Ali said: 

"On behalf of the Maldivian Red Crescent's Governing Board, I express our sincere appreciation for the exemplary leadership demonstrated by Fathimath Himya in her recent term as the Secretary General of Maldivian Red Crescent. Stepping into her role amidst unprecedented challenges, including the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Himya exhibited remarkable vision and adept guidance. Under her leadership, our national society has achieved commendable milestones, and has taken progressive steps towards the expansion of our humanitarian mission in the Maldives. We look forward to working with Himya in her new term, to collectively strive towards resilience and serving our community"

MRC Secretary General, Fathimath Himya said: 

"Deeply honored and grateful for the continued trust of the governing board. In this renewed term, I am dedicated to furthering the mission of the Maldivian Red Crescent to expand our services to our community, and strengthening our partnership with stakeholders"

Prior to her role as the Secretary General of Maldivian Red Crescent,  Himya worked in humanitarian sector supporting the development of Maldivian Red Crescent. She was closely involved in the formation process of the Maldivian Red Crescent, contributing to the development of Branches across the country, and in programme implementation. Himya also led the Health portfolio of MRC for more than three years building capacity of MRC Units to respond to epidemics and to create awareness in the area of public health in communities.  She then took up the role of developing and strengthening monitoring and evaluation mechanisms within the National Society and played an advisory role to the Secretary General and Governing Board.