July 2018

UNHCR Visits Al-Sakhour Medical Point

The UNHCR country representative in Syria, Mr. Sajjad Malik and accompanied delegation visited Al-Sakhor Medical Point along with SARC – Aleppo manager. The visit aimed to follow up the rehabilitation process which was supported by UNHCR.

BRC Visit to SARC – Aleppo

On a two-day-visit, Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC– Aleppo) received Ms. Wendy McCance, the British Red Cross (BRC) country cluster manager of Syria and Lebanon, along with members of Beirut office and SARC HQ. The meeting discussed the positive role of SARC – Aleppo in meeting various humanitarian needs, and the effort excreted by volunteers to reach the most vulnerable. It stressed the Importance of the continuous capacity development of volunteers. The delegation also paid field visits to the relief points in  Hanano and Tal Refaat with an aim to have a closer look at the humanitarian needs of the affected people there. The tour was… Read More »

Health Promotion Team Resume activities in Swaida

180 people from the local community and displaced families from Al-Kafr, Hobran, and Ateel villages participated in three seminars held by SARC-health promotion team and aimed to raise awareness on water quality, diseases prevention and epidemics caused by its pollution.  The team members completed their activities through cleaning Oxfam water tanks, which supply water to Al-Kafr and Hobran villages; since,  SARC Swaida Branch mission doesn’t stop at installing  water tanks but it proceeds to maintain and clean it in cooperation with the local community in order to enhance the behaviors of keeping the water clean and prevent diseases.

In a workshop: raising awareness about mines and crisis remnants 

On 16- 18/7/2018, SARC in cooperation with ICRC launched a training workshop that identified the risks for the communities exposed to crisis’s remnants and the safety procedures to be followed then.  The workshop attended by SARC coordinators and volunteers working in mine and crisis remnants risk awareness program activated in Deir Ezzor, Aleppo, Daraa, Idleb and Hassakeh. The attendants were trained on the injuries’ data collection mechanism, assessing of hazardous areas and identifying basic humanitarian needs there and how to integrate the extracted data in other programs implemented by SARC like water and construction, health, prosthesis center and livelihood. They… Read More »

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