The sewage treatment station in Al-‘Afinah Village is activated with maximum capacity after Water and Construction team at SARC-Swaida Branch in cooperation with ICRC carried out a rehabilitation and maintenance process there. They support the station with three new pumps and electro-mechanical sets as an alternative in case of failures occurred, repair the air-compressor, and three old pumps. It is worth mentioning that the station serves both of Al-‘Afinah and Hobran villages reaching almost 12000 beneficiaries.
SARC – Aleppo in collaboration with UNFPA held a workshop for 15 volunteers under the title “Principles of Gender Based Violence”. The workshop discussed variety of topics, including the difference between sex and gender in addition to violence and its types, reasons and management. It also aimed to deliver the concept of GBV to humanitarian workers that are on direct contact with violence survivals and how to deliver the humanitarian assistance to them.
Al-Shahba Community Center of SARC – Aleppo seeks to reach all affected children and adolescents all over Aleppo city and countryside through its mobile teams. With an aim to have a place in Bani Zaid neighborhood for holding their awareness raising session, educational and entertaining activities, the PSS mobile team has worked over the week in collaboration with children from the neighborhood to rehabilitate Sulaiman Al-Fares Mosque in order to host activities for different age groups.
Mariam (8 months) looks very happy after taking her medicine, while her five sisters play in the shelter, which has kept its courtyard open to all children after their return to Mleha in Eastern Ghouta. While SARC medical team examined more than 70 patients and provided medicines to them, in addition to raising awareness session for 40 women about healthy nutrition and common diseases, with a support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The team will visit this area periodically to provide the necessary services.
SARC services reach as many areas as possible to help the most vulnerable people, so SARC Rural Damascus branch established a new sub-branch in Al Mlaihasub town last week. For this goal and in order to develop the work, the branch organized induction course for the community leaders in Al Mlaiha and the local councils in Al Mlaiha, Zebdin, Deir Al-Asafir, Shab’a, and Hitayt al-Turkman. The trainers presented information about the establishment of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, the Geneva conventions, the establishment of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and its work.