Based on its pursuit to build the capacities of the volunteers, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent -Rural Damascus branch organized a Disaster Management course in Harasta Sub-Branch. 32 volunteers joined the three day course on 23-25-26 / 5 / 2015. The course included many basic subjects related to disaster management as ( sheltering – assessment – registration – distribution – health – safer access ), as well as a briefing on the principles of the international movement of red cross and red crescent. The volunteers were also briefed on the organization’s work mechanism and its basic principles which control its work.
Qatana- Sub Branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent continues to respond to affected people through its various activities and services. The sub branch distributed 250 food parcels to the people of Harfa village on May 25th, 2015 It is noteworthy that all teams in the sub branch ( assessment- relief – psychological support) are in standby to provide help to needy people.
It is well known that Epidemics and contagious diseases increased in Summer Season, so Jaraman sub-branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent rushed to launch a hygiene awareness campaign in sheltering centers. This step came to prevent or at least to limit the spread of contagious diseases among the Refugees crowds. The three day campaign, which supervised by a joint team of hygienic promotion team and the psycho-social support team, started on May 15th 2015. It involved several sessions of hygienic awareness that target the parents among refugees, who total 85 person. It also contained activities that addressed the children like: Drawing, Singing, draw on fabrics, marionette/Puppet, and… Read More »
Water and sanitation team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Quneitra Branch and in cooperation with the International Committee of Red Cross had equipped Alwafdeen shelters (Boteha1, Boteha2, Mehanya) with hygiene materials. The materials included (water tanks, heaters, pipes, lighting, showers ,washbasins, garbage containers). These shelters are hosting 93 families, almost 416 persons. Joint delegation from SARC’s Quneitra water and sanitation team and ICRC follow up the works through May 2015 and exerted their best efforts to end the work s up on time in order to facilitate affected people life in shelters