For more than three years, many farmers in the eastern countryside of Aleppo stopped working, but it was a past that will never be back, because of the agricultural grants that were provided by livelihood team in SARC – Aleppo branch, in cooperation with ICRC and IFRC, which was the first step to help landowners planting tens of hectares. #Wheat grant was an essential part of the provided agricultural grants, which included the distribution of 200 KG of seeds, in addition to many fertilizer bags per beneficiary (2000 farmers). Abu Mohammad (64) returned to work in his land despite poor water resources that affected his crop but he did not… Read More »
Raising awareness of 199 children was a priority for CBHFA team in SARC – Aleppo branch during its last activity in Al-Hamdania, which held in cooperation with protection and psychosocial support team and included many awareness games about personal hygiene and handwashing, aimed at encouraging children to follow the healthy behaviors and disease prevention manners.
Today, SARC – Aleppo branch hosted Ms. Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative, in Syria, accompanied by Director of WHO HQ Emergency Operations, Director of WHO Health Emergencies Programme and a delegation from WHO office, where they met with several members of SARC- Aleppo board of directors, management members of the branch and the health representative. Future plans and several joint projects for the health department between SARC and WHO were discussed during the meeting.
2020 persons in Suleiman Al-Halabi and Al-Hamdania areas benefitted from the raising awareness sessions carried out by CBHFA team of SARC – Aleppo branch that aimed to create healthy and empowered communities. During the sessions, 1772 dehydration envelopes were distributed, and the team explained how to use it and ways to avoid diarrhea diseases.
The first aid section in SARC – Aleppo branch has finished an advanced first aid course for 38 volunteers from the branch, Al-Safira sub-branch, Nobul and Al-Zahraa points. The course lasted for 10 days and involved various training subjects, practical applications for ambulatory techniques, in addition to simulated exercises.