Syrian Arab Red Crescent Rural Damascus Branch in cooperation with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and United Nations offices (UN) delivered 34 humanitarian relief aid trucks to Bloudan in Rural Damascus, in 28 March 2017. The convoy contained food parcels, flour, clothes for children and adult which match the needs of more than 25K Person. These items are donated by (WFP – ICRC – UNICEF – IOM)
SARC Rural Damascus branch held an advanced course in First Aid field in Sehnaya and Ashrafiat Sehnaya on 6-17/3/2017. The course targeted 34 volunteers with with various topics like: correct behavior in emergencies, the best way to deal with respiratory and circulatory system, dealing with Skin burns and injuries, in addition to transforming and teamwork. The course was concluded with practical maneuvers training to reach optimal implementation of all information that had been addressed.
Head of SARC Homs branch, Dr. Motaz Al Tassi, and board members welcomed Mr. Mike Adamson, the executive head of the British Red Cross and the accompanying delegation and Andeas Laderkal, general secretary of the Danish Red Cross. Dr-Atassi briefed the delegation on the role played by SARC Homs- branch at humanitarian responses, and the exerted efforts to reach all vulnerable people. During the two-day visit, the delegation visited SARC Hospital and its clinics, then they visited Homs old city and Al-Qosour neighborhood, Al Wadi subbranch and the medical center there to see the services provided by SARC Homs branch and… Read More »
In March, SARC-Homs Human Resources team held three consecutive introductory workshops for 78 new volunteers. The workshops were about “a summery about SARC, the seven principles, the work of SARC committees and teams and SARC logo”.
In line with the plan of the Child-Friendly spaces project, the trainers of SARC-Homs psycho-social support team held a training course that aimed to build capacities of new volunteers. They trained 26 new volunteers, for five consecutive days, on psycho-social support mechanism and on how to deal with beneficiaries according to the joint project between SARC and UNICEF.