July 10, 2017

Disaster Management Principles Course for SARC-Homs Sub-Branches and Points


‪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.


The Malnutrition Treatment Team begins working in Swaida


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 In Sawida Enters Service


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 »


Aid Convoy to Talbisah


 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.


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