February 2017

“Farewell Lice”, an awareness campaign to get rid of lice


SARC Homs Health Promotion team, supported by ICRC, held an awareness campaign titled “Farewell Lice” for school students  and  inhabitants in sheltering centers in Homs countryside. The campaign aimed to enhance people’s conduct about hygiene and to provide them with activities, sessions and awareness brochures in order to enable them not to have lice. In these sessions, the team explained how to use lice treatment effectively. The team follows up those people to assess the benefit they get in order to reach the aimed results.


Educational and entertaining activities for 550 children and adults


During January 2017, SARC- Psychosocial support team arranged two entertainment days for children and adults in Al-Dwelaa area. The activities included entertainment and educational items such as: (plays, cartoon characters, individual physical games, group games, and musical parties), also gifts were distributed to 200 adult and 350 children, who participated in the activities. It is worth to mention that these activities were carried out in cooperation with Psychosocial support team – Community Centers of – SARC- Damascus, Rural Damascus and HQ.


First Aid Team responded to 6280 emergency case in January


  During January 2017, First Aid teams of SARC – Damascus branch responded to approximately 1345 emergency cases that varied between (traffic accidents, emergency transformation inside Damascus, exchange emergency cases with Lebanese Red Cross and exchange emergency cases  among SARC branches). In addition to 4935 emergency cases within the six-response center in Damascus (Mazzeh, Rukn Al Deen, Mazraa, Tijara, Dahyet Qudsaya, and Zahira). First aid teams also responded to six fire calls without injuries. It’s worth to mention that First Aid teams available and ready 24/7 on the following contact: 133 from any landline 0966133133 Mob 0993133133 Mob


Delivering the relief aid convoy to Al-Rasstan and Dar AlSa’ada of the elderly


Through cooperation between ‪#‎SARC‬ ‪#‎Homs‬ and ‪#‎ICRC‬ and the ‪#‎UN‬ offices, SARC-Homs Branch delivered the humanitarian aids “food and non-food items” “ 41 trucks” to Al-Rasstan and Dar AlSa’ada of the elderly on Monday, February 13, 2017. Further, these relief aids were provided by “ ICRC ‪, ‪WFP, WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF and ‪UNHCR‬ ” in order to cover  more than 21500 families needs for a month.


Water Systems rehabilitated in Tell Brak and Tell Hamees towns in Hasakeh


The water team of SARC Hasakeh branch in cooperation with ICRC and in coordination with Water Establishment in Hasakeh rehabilitated and reactivated water systems in Tell and Tell Hamees towns in Hasakeh on 04/01/2017. The team rehabilitated and activated 13 boreholes and the building of the water unit in Tell Brak town, while in Tell Hamees town they rehabilitated and activated 8 boreholes as well as Tell Athan water station. This work will secure drinkable water for more than 45,000 beneficiaries.  


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