Damascus

Food baskets Distribution in Al Husseiniya – Rural Damascus


Distribution team in relief department  at SARC – Damascus branch, has distributed food baskets  for 745 affected families in Al Husseiniya area during November 2016. These baskets are provided by International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). It is worth to mention that the Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams are distributing humanitarian aid periodically in many areas in order to alleviate the suffering of those affected according to the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent.


Syrian Arab Red Crescent Vaccinates 384 children


Disaster Management unit team of Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Damascus Branch did a vaccination campaign for five days starting on Sunday 20/11/2016 till Thursday 24/11/2016 in the eastern area of Al Kadam town, in addition to the Al-Hajar Al-Aswad & Al Yarmouk Camp areas in cooperation with the Ministry of Health. During the campaign, 384 children (5 days- 5 years old) were vaccinated. The accompanied medical team checked 277 cases (women and children) and the provide them with medicines.


psychological first aid Course


Psychosocial support department Youth and Training Committee  -SARC – Damascus Branch conducted a training course on psychological first aid and  on Wednesday, 22.11.2016 for three days with participation of twenty-five first aider. The course included several topics which concentrates on  Crises and its affect, the psychological pressure and adapting, Self-care for volunteers and Communication. It included also information and practical exercises and workshops concerning cases of the first aiders’ daily work.


First Aid Basic Training Course


Five first aid courses were carried out during November 2016 by the first aid training committee – Damascus branch. These courses targeted the staff and volunteers of the humanitarian support project of Damascus branch where it brought  100 trainees together, and it covered the whole first aid topics in a basics.


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