The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Quneitra branch held a workshop on the International Humanitarian Law on 25th February. The workshop, which was organized by the communication team and took place at Al Boteha sub-branch, contained presentations about the basic principles of IHL, safe access, and the main principles of Red Cross and Red Crescent movement. The sessions were conducted by two SARC’s trainer from Quneitra branch and attended by 30 volunteer.
During her visit to Aleppo, Ms. Marianne Gasser, the head of International Committee of Red Cross delegation in Syria, conducted a meeting with Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch’s management and field team leaders in the branch. The meeting discussed several humanitarian issues and mechanisms of joint actions between the two components of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent that are based on the same basic principles. ICRC delegation headed by Ms. Gasser along with Relief and Assessment Coordinator in SARC – Aleppo also visited Al-Ihsan Charity kitchen which is supported by SARC and ICRC.
The Head of the ICRC delegation in Syria, Ms. Marianne Gasser accompanied with Mr. Hail Assi, SARS’s Aleppo Branch Director, paid a field visit to the Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian Crossing Point . The visit came in a time while SARC – Aleppo field intervention team was escorting 11 humanitarian case with a companion to each from eastern part of Aleppo city in order to receive the needed medical care. They also visited Tishreen Housing Association ( sheltering centre) to see the SARC and ICRC collaboration in action. This project alone has covered beneficiaries of 126 families including 600 individuals. The… Read More »
The Counseling Center for Psycho-social Support and in cooperation with the UNICEF started courses for the center’s friends children. These courses are to enhance children’s knowledge and to support school leavers with reading and writing skills, so to be able to go back to their schools and integrate in the community, Courses has been held over the week and started with 27 children with the help of teachers of basic subjects, which are mathematics, Arabic language and English language.
The main bakery in Quneitra governorate had a malfunction due to the frequent power collapse . Therefore, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered a generator with 150 K.V.R to the mentioned bakery that put it to work with production capacity of 8 tones per day. The generator is provided by International Committee of Red Cross.