Under the supervision of 15 trainers, first aid department in the medical services department of SARC held the 6th training workshop on the experiences exchange in Banias Camp on 18-23/9/2018. 59 paramedics from all SARC’s branches attended the camp where they had theoretical sessions and practical training about the safe reach, lifesaving in mountains and first aid maneuvers. They also shared lessons learned and experiences gained during their volunteerism work.
Under a community initiative, SARC-Humanitarian Support Project rehabilitated Abdullah Hijazi School in Qnanees area in cooperation with the people there. It includes maintenance works, classrooms restoration, resurfaces the schoolyard, painting the bathrooms and install new water taps and sinks. The school reopened its doors to receive the students this year. It is worth mentioning that the activities of the mentioned project are supported by UNHCR.
SARC-Humanitarian Support Project in cooperation with the UNHCR motivates and supports the community initiatives aimed to improve living conditions. Based on that, the project supported an initiative carried out by Koum Al-Soulokiah people, who arrived in Rural Qounaitera. The initiative included road maintenance and installing lampposts in order to ease crossing movement.
SARC dispatched a humanitarian aid convoy (17 trucks) to Eastern Rural of Daraa city on Thursday, September 20, 2018. 9 trucks loaded with 2000 food parcels and 2000 flour bags headed to Saida, while the other 8 trucks headed to Al-Naymeh carrying 1500 food parcels and 1500 flour bags. These relief items are provided by WFP.
Full of energy and enthusiasm, Leen (19 Y) showed splendid brilliance at hairstyle workshop launched by SARC’s community center and supported by Danish Red Cross in Idleb branch. “I have joined the workshop because I need to attain a self-fulfillment and play an active role in my community.” Leen said.