SARC Homs DMU held a course on Disaster Management Principles in SARC Baniyas Camp for Youths with participation of 53 volunteers from SARC sub-branches and points. The course involved topics of disaster management principles according curriculum issued by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC). This course aimed to reinforce the volunteers’ ability to be always ready to give a hand to affected people.
Within 2 months ( April and May 2017), malnutrition treatment team at SARC-Swaida Branch managed to reach 1732 children, pregnant and breastfeeding women, who were checked up at the malnutrition treatment center. The malnutrition treatment center promotes public health awareness sessions and provides healthcare including nutrients and vitamins for children ( 6 months to 5 years) as well as for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
The first well in Alkafer Town is put actively in service that would alleviate residents’ suffering of water scarcity and the costs of attaining water supply, providing 15 thousand people with drinking water.The well was equipped by the water and sanitation team at SARC-Swaida Branch, supported by ICRC and in cooperation with Swaida Water Establishment. This new water source is scheduled to be delivered to the houses through the main water pipeline, which has been replaced with new one earlier by the team.This project is part of the water and sanitation team’s plan to equip three wells (Alkafer was the first while the other two… Read More »
Today, Muhammad is able to walk again and manage all his things himself thanks to SARC Artificial Limbs Center in Damascus where he got an artificial lower limb attached in . Also he received physical therapy at SARC Homs branch Rehabilitation Center which is supported by Terre des Hommes.
SARC Homs branch in cooperation with ICRC and UN Offices delivered 45 trucks of humanitarian aids to SARC-Homs sub-branch in Talbisah on 15th June. The aid convoy contained food and non-food items which meet the needs of 84000 PPL in Talbisah for a month.