A plane carrying the first batch of humanitarian aid presented by the Czech Red Cross to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) arrived on Sunday, June 05, 2016 at Damascus International Airport. Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and Mrs. Eva Filipi, Czech Ambassador in Damascus, received Mr. Marek Jukl, president of the Czech Red Cross and Dr. Josef Konecny, the Secretary General who arrived in accompany with the plane. Dr. Attar Thanked the Czech people, the government and the Czech Red Cross, noting to the relationship between Czech Red Cross and SARC. He clarified also that… Read More »
The International Humanitarian Law (IHL) committee of Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent has started holding courses on International Humanitarian Law for SARC – Aleppo volunteers. The first course, was on May 22nd to 26th, 2016, and targeted 20 volunteers in various operating SARC – Aleppo teams. It includes introducing the IHL, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, application of IHL, protected categories and individuals, safer access, IHL and the Islamic Law, Geneva Conventions, media and publishing as well as the international mechanisms to face violations. These courses highlight the International Humanitarian Law, introduce the mechanisms and materials… Read More »
Training and qualification is a constant priority and a goal for Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent. In this context, SARC – Aleppo’s PSS Committee has concluded a course on principles of community based first aid for 22 volunteers working at SARC counseling centers and various SARC teams. The course went on 5 days, from 22st to 26th May , 2016. It dealt with several subjects such as crises, psychosocial support, stress, adaptation, sadness, loss, community based psychosocial support, first aid, supporting communication, children and supporting volunteers and employees. The course also involved workshops and practical trainings. Such courses… Read More »
“I Love knowledge” was the title that the Psychosocial Support Center (SARC – the Danish project) worked under as it gave remedial courses on English for children. This was done in simplified ways to help children overcome the obstacles they find in learning English especially after they had dropped out of school for a while.
Children are one of the main targets of the Psychosocial Support Center (SARC – the Danish project). The center targets them with cognitive, concentration and dynamic purposeful activities. “My Candle” was one of those activities. It involved teaching children how to make their own candles and decorate them with colors and tinted stones.