March 24, 2015

Repairing Several damaged Power Lines in Aleppo Old City

Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch’s field intervention team maintained several damaged power lines in AlBayada and AlJbeila in  Aleppo Old City (a front-line area). Maintenance work was carried out after coordinating with all parties on ground to secure safe frontline crossing for five of PCECA workers to reach the mentio Posts 17 ned areas. Maintenance workers changed the low-voltage networks in AlBayada and AlJbeila. Efforts were done on several hours and lead to bringing electricity back to mentioned areas.

Supporting Activities in the Eastern Part of Aleppo

Syrian Arab Red Crescent – ‪‎Aleppo branch’s teams keep on exerting efforts to affected people all over Aleppo city. Within this framework, ‪psycho-social support mobile teams, which are supported by ‪‎UNICEF and ‪Danish Refugee Counsel, crossed Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian ‪‎Crossing Point to reach the eastern part of Aleppo city and hold a psycho-social support activity for ‪‎children at Sakhr Hallak School in AlZebdiya. In this Activity, volunteers explained to children the fundamental principles of the ‪‎Red Crescent using simple drawings and then they distributed winter clothes to 168 children. They also distributed winter clothes to 160 children at… Read More »

Water Team Launched two Training Workshops

Within the collaboration framework between the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the International Committee of the Red Cross, two training workshops were launched on 15/03/2015. The first four-day workshop was titled as “Advanced Course on pumps activation” and was attended by 32 engineers, while the second two-day one was titled as “Map Course” and was attended with 20 volunteers. The two courses were highly important since they targeted the building capacity of both the engineers and the volunteers. Mr. Firas Farrs, Water Project Coordinator noted that these courses are part of the annual training program of 2015 that match training… Read More »

“Hazards: Definition and Types” Workshop is concluded

“Hazards: Definition and Types” Workshop for PSS Volunteers Counseling Center for Psychosocial Supports (Child Friendly Space) concluded the “Hazards: Definition and Types” workshop. The workshop, which is part of the SARC – UNICEF joint project, was targeted 63 volunteers of the mobile teams. It addressed types of hazards, hazards potential settings of  occurrence, as well as tips and advice on how to respond to each hazard type. Hazards Workshop was presented in an interactive way to help effectively deliver the given information. Two-hour interactive games were included to each group of volunteers.

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