Syrian Arab Red Crescent in cooperation with the ICRC and UN delivers relief aid convoy to 21.500 families in Al-Rastan on 14/11/2017. The convoy (48 trucks) carries 21.500 food parcels, 21.500 flour bags, 3000 kitchens kits, nutrition items, 15.000 blankets, 6000 mattresses, 5000 plastic sheets, 3000 nylon mats, 3000 winter clothes, school supplies (stationary, school bags, and creative sets), water items, medicines, vaccines and medical items.
According to the First Aid Committee’s plan designed for training and qualifying volunteers, the committee completed two first aid courses for 48 SARC-Homs volunteers. Each course took four consecutive days and concluded with the practical and theoretical exam. The courses aimed to acquire scientific and practical skills on first aid methods, as well as to deal with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, asphyxiation, blood hemorrhage, burns, injuries, fractures and many other skills.
On the occasion of the International Children’s Day which marks the 20th of November, SARC-Homs psychosocial support team supported by the Danish Red Cross organized an open recreational day for 245 children. The events included activities related to children’s rights as the right to education, play, health care and healthy food, as well as recreational activities and meaningful team games
Joint relief aid convoy (61 trucks), Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and United Nation ( UN), reached Al-Houla in Rural Homs and Harbinafse in Rural Hama on 4/10/2017. The convoy carried food, non- food, medical items, water & sanitation items , routine vaccines, vaccines of the national campaign against measles and school books to 89,000 people there.
In September, SARC-Homs Human Resources committee held three consecutive introductory workshops for 85 new volunteers. The workshops involved a brief on SARC, origins, concepts of International movement of Red Cross, the seven principles, the work of SARC committees and teams and SARC emblem”