In a puppet theater, the simple dialogue between the star character (Riri) and her mother was good enough to raise awareness on the proper way to wash hands, and its importance to maintaining public health, to the children at the Social Welfare Home in Swaida. The puppet theater was one of the activities the health promotion team at SARC Swaida Branch organized to celebrate Global Handwashing Day. 40 children at the Social Welfare Home participated in the entertaining competitions held by the team to make sure that the children receive the information through entertainment and practical application. At the end of the… Read More »
A hundred affected families in both Khirbet Awad and Al-Mughyir villages will receive two pregnant sheep, 600 kg fodder (barley and barn), and free veterinary services through sheep distribution project, which the livelihoods team at SARC Swaida Branch is working on. The team will finish the assessment of the economic life and living conditions of the families next week, while the team had previously completed the checking phase of the suggested beneficiaries’ names. This productive project seeks to enable families and enhance their self-sufficiency, and it’s one out of four other projects that #SARC launched in 2019-2018, supported by ICRC… Read More »
On 5-9-2018, SARC Swaida Branch launched a 5-day training course on disasters management principles. 23 volunteers from all SARC departments, participated in the course and learned the basics of disasters management and responding to them according to each stage of the disaster, in addition to the implemented producers during providing food, shelter and healthy living conditions to the affected people to alleviate their suffering. These topics were given according to the new curriculum of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). To be mentioned, this training course was supported by the British Red Cross.
On their first day in school, students found their new friend, SARC volunteers, waiting for them to share their belonging to collogues and study. In Swaida, the students of Al-Kafer school and another five schools started their new school year with songs where SARC volunteers provided stationery and school costume to 250 students in an initiative launched jointly with the local community to help the students and motivate them to continue their studies. In Daraa, SARC’s hygiene promotion team visited Al-Naymeh school in Rural Daraa (Al-Naymeh village) and carried out raising awareness sessions about the importance of personal hygiene for… Read More »
Disaster management unit at SARC Swaida Branch held a training course on the principals of disasters management, which included several topics such as (disaster concept and preparedness – urgent needs assessment – basics of psycho-social support – water and reconstruction – restoring family links – health in emergencies – emergency shelters establishing). The training carried out for five days, with the attendance of 22 volunteers from Shahba sub-branch, in order to enable them to respond to emergencies and to offer help to whom in need. To be mentioned, the training was supported by the British Red Cross.