Through a maneuver simulates a virtual bombing, the volunteers experienced the information they have gained during an advanced first aid training. The eight-day course finished on 17-12-2017 and brought thirty-five paramedics together. It aimed to empower them to respond to all different kinds of cases and provide first aid services.
The documentary (Almayameen) included the most remarkable events and moments of the history of SARC-Swaida Branch that was presented by the communication and media team at the cultural center in Swaida among the presence of a formal and local audience.The film highlighted the establishment period of the branch in 1971 and its development over the past 46 years, documenting different humanitarian situations the volunteers have responded to in various domains, confirming the importance of voluntary work in alleviating the human suffering.
200 Kg of barley seeds and 150 kg of fertilizers (superphosphate) are a portion for each beneficiary of the barley seeds and fertilizer project, which was launched by the livelihoods support team at SARC-Swaida Branch. The project is supported by ICRC and in cooperation with Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform. It targeted 1500 families in 22 villages and towns in Swaida governorate and aimed to support affected familiesو help them to generate an adequate income and turn to self-sufficiency. Livelihoods support team finished both, the assessment and the introduction of the project phases through field visits and direct meetings with beneficiaries during the last month.
The joy of this family living in Qnawat Village reflects the aim of the home gardens project where the land surrounding their house will become a source of self-sufficiency. The project launched by livelihoods team at SARC-Swaida branch in cooperation with ICRC includes a distribution of agricultural equipment, fertilizer and winter vegetable seeds such as (beans – peas – spinach – parsley – cabbage) for the displaced and affected families in Swaida. The home gardens project is designed to cover 1500 families in 19 villages.
Water and sanitation team at SARC-Swaida branch provided 20 submersible water pumps with different capacities, as a part of its joint plan with International Committee of Red Cross for this year, in order to activate the inoperative water wells in Swaida.The team delivered the pumps to Swaida Water Establishment on last month to be installed one by one according to the priorities and the needs of each region. This steep will put the wells into action and increase water provisions.