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.
Through SARC Homs psycho-social support team’s community activities for female beneficiaries in Homs countryside and in the sheltering centers of Homs city, the team concluded women’s hairdressing and nursing courses in Ashira area, distributed certificates to 56 women who passed the exam and honored the distinguished ones at the beginning of November. The community courses are highly important courses for female beneficiaries as it empowers them to support their dependants during the current circumstances. It is worth mentioning that SARC psycho-social support project is supported by the Danish Red Cross.
According to SARC Homs first aid committee’s activities in October, the committee qualified 78 volunteers through two consecutive Advanced Courses in First Aid that aimed to develop the information and abilities of those paramedics who had passed the course of Principles of First Aid. Each course lasted for 7 days, totally 72 training hours, in SARC- Tartous branch Baniyas camp. Through these courses, the volunteers got practical training on first aid and first aid maneuvers that are similar to first aid squads’ missions in real situations