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.

Self-protection course

In the framework of the training and rehabilitation activities of the Disaster Management Unit – SARC- Damascus branch and in cooperation with the refugee project UNHCR, the second self-protection course was carried out in Nov, 2016 . The two days course was held in Al- Sayeda Zeinab area attended by 18 trainees, and involved subjects on emergency plan and right  to do-steps in  accident cases, in order to raise awareness in times of danger and to alleviate the severity of the injuries. It is worth to mention that he first course had been held on 10.09.2016 and was attended by 34 trainees in Khan Dannoun area.

SARC- DMU pay a visit to Dar Al Karama for the elderly

The shelter team of the Disaster Management Unit of Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Damascus branch  in collaboration with the Relief Sub-Committee paid a  visit to Dar Al Karama for the elderly on 08.11.2016. They distribute hygiene kits  provided by the International Medical Corps (IMC), and evaluated the people’s needs in order to match it soon.

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