Field intervention team in SARC – Aleppo escorted a convoy of 21 trucks loaded with different humanitarian aids through Aleppo – Damascus International Highway. Delivered humanitarian aids included food items supported by WFP, blankets, sunshades and kitchen kits supported by UNHCR, hygiene kits supported by UNHCR,UNICEF and IOM, sterilization materials supported by UNICEF as well as a range of medicines supported by UNICEF and WHO. This convoy was unloaded in SARC’s warehouse in Aurem al-Kubra to be distributed to needy people in western and southwestern Aleppo countryside.
In a series of trainings targeting Syrian Arab Red Crescent –Aleppo branch’s volunteers, the branch held a “Community based Health and First Aid in Practice” course. The course , which went on for two weeks, targeted 25 volunteers and dealt with basic topics on community health, first aid, local community handling and assessment based work. It also involved diseases prevention and hygiene promotion. This course is part of a complete training program, which involves several fields. A number of 400 SARC – Aleppo volunteers will benefit from the program.