Homs

DRC and the BRC visit some Facilities run by SARC Homs branch


Head of SARC Homs branch, Dr. Motaz Al Tassi, and board members welcomed Mr. Mike Adamson, the executive head of the British Red Cross and the accompanying delegation and Andeas Laderkal, general secretary of the Danish Red Cross. Dr-Atassi briefed the delegation on the role played by SARC  Homs- branch at humanitarian responses, and the exerted efforts  to reach all vulnerable people. During the two-day visit, the delegation visited SARC Hospital and its clinics, then they visited Homs old city and Al-Qosour neighborhood, Al Wadi subbranch and the medical center there to see the services provided by SARC Homs branch and… Read More »


PSS Training Course at SARC-Homs


In line with the plan of the Child-Friendly spaces project, the trainers of SARC-Homs psycho-social support team held a training course that aimed to build capacities of new volunteers. They trained 26 new volunteers, for five consecutive days, on psycho-social support mechanism and on how to deal with beneficiaries according to the joint project between SARC and UNICEF.  


Qualifying and training volunteers for SARC-Homs Health Promotion Team


Due to the deterioration of the public health situations among the affected communities, SARC-Homs branch developed  the national program for ‪‎health promotion‬ in the local communities in order to provide healthy and dignified life for the affected people. SARC-Homs health promotion team held a training health promotion course that aimed to provide 24 volunteers in Al-Wadi sub-branch to plan and carry out awareness activities for health promotion team there. The course included essential practical and theoretical sessions  about “WASH” conception and the necessity of applying it during emergency, response and interventions, health promotion skills, social training, a tree of problems, “the… Read More »


Rapid Response to the Damilies Displacement from Mharda to Alwadi


Disaster management teams in SARC- Homs branch are still responding to the displacement movement of 920 families from Mharda and Sqalbiya area to AlWadi area in the western countryside of Homs. This displacement started on 23rd of this month as result of the current situation in Hama northern countryside. SARC team in AlWadi sub-branch distributed relief items (food and hygiene parcels, blankets, mattresses, kitchen sets, and solar power light) and checked up the health of the displaced persons. Theses relief items were offered by ICRC, UNHCR, and WFP.


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