A Canadian Red Cross delegation visited SARC-Homs on Wednesday 7th of December. The delegation met Dr. Motaz Al-Atassi, Head of SARC-Homs branch and the medical manager. They discussed the possibility of providing beneficiaries with the necessary needs and supporting the gynecological and obstetric section in SARC Homs Hospital. They also stressed the importance of cooperation between SARC-Homs and the Canadian Red Cross to help the most vulnerable people.
In cooperation with UNICEF, the Child Friendly Spaces team of SARC Homs concluded the activities of “I Miss You, My School” campaign, which aimed to provide school students with instructional activities. The team also managed to provide parents and school stuff with awareness sessions about the importance of learning for children and how essential to prevent them from dropping out of schools as much as possible especially during the difficulties of the current crisis. More than 15889 people benefited from this campaign during November.
A basket ball match was played between 12 players from Al Salam Special-Needs Basketball team on 13th December. SARC Homs health care team supported by ICRC provided 13 new wheelchairs to replace the old ones Al-Salam Team had.
SARC Homs livelihood team have and in cooperation with International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies .concluded three day mission of distributing sheep (400 pregnant sheep and fodder) to 200 returning families, who met the criteria, in Al Hossin area. The mission aimed to improve people’s living capacity in the local countryside, revive the life in the affected areas and improve the families’ livelihood in order to be productive people. On a second stage, SARC Homs livelihood team will carry out regular visits to the beneficiaries to check sheep’s health, provide them with experience on postnatal care. The veterinary will… Read More »
According to the cooperation between SARC and UNICEF, the child friendly spaces team of SARC Homs held an open day activities through “I Miss You My School” campaign for 2755 children in 11 areas in Homs. The team also held awareness sessions, for parents and the academic staff about the importance of learning to children and to decrease the drop out of schools as much as possible especially during the difficulties of the current crisis.