During the long hours of waiting for evacuation and though of the low temperatures and the lack of the needed equipment, SARC – Aleppo volunteers have responded to an emergency births that could not be transferred to specialized hospitals. Volunteers have provided the needed environment for a natural childbirth that they witnessed during the #humanitarian crossing. In addition, they kept the mom and the newborn baby in good conditions, and transferred them by SARC ambulance.
In the framework of the constant response in Al-Hamdaniya area, SARC – Aleppo water and sanitation team in collaboration with ICRC has installed a tank ( 45000 liters). This will contribute to providing clean water to 1200 beneficiaries who reside in a shelter there.
The Psychosocial Support committee of Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent held a course on principles of the local community based psychosocial support for 23 volunteers. The course involved many topics such as crises, psychosocial support, stress, adaptation, loss, grief, local community based psychosocial support, psychosocial first aid, childhood and peer support. The course has also involved workshops and practical practices. Such courses aim to train volunteers on principles of giving psychosocial support for the affected people, which is one of the subjects that must be paid close attention during and after a crisis. They also fall under the psychosocial… Read More »
As rehabilitation works were carried out in Al-Kaldiya schools and Tishreen kindergarten with support from IOM, SARC – Aleppo shelter team started Consolidation process in shelters against heavy rain and winter cold. They will reinforce ceilings of the rooms assembled in schools’ yards. There are 30 of those rooms in which 36 families resided.
SARC – Aleppo has launched this year’s fifth course on principles of disaster management. This course targeted 24 volunteers of various operating teams in SARC – Aleppo, and aim to enhance volunteers’ capacities regarding disaster management and preparedness, including the management of risks, water and sanitation, food security, and health in case of emergency.