SARC Homs child-friendly spaces team held awareness sessions on the importance children’s education and how to prevent School dropout as much as possible especially during the difficulties of the current crisis. Seven mobile teams organised these sessions in 4 social centres in Homs and its countryside, aiming to raise the local community’s awareness through “The School Misses You” campaign, which was held by the Department of Education, in cooperation with UNICEF.
In October 2016, SARC-Homs Human Resources team held induction workshops that included an overview on SARC and its origins, concepts of International movement of Red Cross, the seven principles, the work of SARC committees and teams and SARC emblem” for 76 new volunteers.”
On the beginning of the school semester, Child Protection team of SARC Homs Akrama point Social Care Center held a campaign titled “I Can Decide on My Future” which aimed to raise youths’ awareness about the importance of completing school stages in relation with building their future. It also aimed to unveil their academic interests, teach them how to regulate their time, solve their problems and develop their mental skills through paying a field visit to university and becoming familiar with all scientific and theoretical fields of study. Furthermore, the team completed the campaign with awareness sessions for the parents that aimed to… Read More »
SARC Homs Disaster Management teams delivered 67 humanitarian aid trucks (17 trucks to Al-Dar AlKabirah, Al-Ghantu, and Teir-Maaleh, and 50 trucks to Al-Houla) in cooperation with UN offices and ICRC. The items meet the needs of 104.5 K PPL according to the monthly plan of October.
SARC Homs health promotion team launched recreational activities on the Global Handwashing Day for 11385 children in several schools in Homs city and countryside. The team concentrates on teaching children the right way of washing hands, considering it as a main factor to be protected from all diseases especially contagious ones. It is worth mentioning that SARC Homs health promotion project is held with joint cooperation between SARC and UNICEF.