Disaster Management Committee held a course on Disaster Management Principles for 22 volunteers. It aimed to improve the volunteers’ abilities in order to be always ready to help affected people.
According to the plan of the child friendly spaces project, SARC Homs psycho-social support trainers held two training courses about psycho-social support. The courses aimed to support the team with new volunteers. They trained 52 volunteers. The five day courses included sessions on psycho-social support mechanism and how to deal with beneficiaries within a framework of a joint project between SARC and UNICEF.
SARC-Homs Operational Update- May 2016 In Numbers: 81000 families benefited from relief operations in Homs during May. 41 trucks of relief aids reached Al-Waer, Al-Houla and Al-Qaryatayn. SARC-Homs medical clinics and points received 19300 patients during May. Headlines: The second humanitarian aid stage reaches Talbisah, and the first one reaches Al-Houla. SARC-Homs teams respond to returning families to Al-Qaryatayn. Hygiene promotion team carries out a local hygiene campaign and concludes “Together for Better Environment” campaign in Al-Zuhoria area. A training course of mastering sewing woolen clothes for several female workers. Ladies committee funds a project of cooking and… Read More »
SARC (Syrian Arab Red Crescent) Homs Hospital was supported with a new hemodialysis unit to become the seventh one in the hospital. Dr.Motaz Al-Atassi, the medical director of the hospital, says that this unit is provided by WHO and will contribute to treating more patients with kidney failure freely. The hemodialysis unit in SARC Hospital works around the clock and is supported by ICRC.
This week, SARC-Homs child-protection team has honored 180 ladies who benefited from the vocational courses “hairdressing and sewing training” in several areas of Homs city and its countryside. The honoring has enormous value motivating the ladies and providing them with psycho-social support especially during the current crisis. It’s worth to mention that child-friendly spaces project is held in cooperation between SARC and UNICEF.