In the framework of the plan of building volunteers’ capacities, SARC – Aleppo supported by the British Red Cross concluded a course on principles of disaster response and readiness. Twenty-two volunteers from different operating teams participated in the course. They were educated and trained on several important topics, such as the international standards of disaster management, danger analysis, water and sanitation, food security and health in emergencies in addition to many other related topics.
15,000 people in Fafin village in the northern countryside of Aleppo will have access to safe water after SARC – Aleppo branch Water and Construction team has completed the rehabilitation of a well in the village, in response to the displaced people of Afrin, the works involved processing and installation of all necessary tools of a pump, generator and pipes, in collaboration with ICRC. The well will cater to the needs of several areas (Fafin camp, Tal-Qrah Camp, Afrin Camp, Fafin village, Halisa, Halisa Farms, Al-Aloushya, Al-Ahdas, Maaret Al-Muslamya).
SARC-teams in Aleppo branch have done their best in securing safe crossing for the people displaced from Kfarya and Foua villages and providing them with essential needs in Jibrin Shelter. During the last two days, SARC – Aleppo has distributed food (canned food parcels, bread and water bottles ), nonfood items (mattresses, blankets, mats, hygiene kits, kitchen kits, personal hygiene kits, baby diapers, and diapers for people with disabilities) and mobility aids (crutches, walkers and wheelchairs). Medical and first aid teams were on standby. Ambulances transferred 17 cases to hospitals in Aleppo city. Mobile clinics (internal, gynaecological, pediatric specialities) examined patients at the sheltering centre. Other teams had already started their work before receiving families by rehabilitating wooden rooms,… Read More »
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.
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 »