SARC-Homs water and sanitation team carried out the project of restoring sewage lines in Alrastan. The team replaced 200 meters of damaged sewage lines with new ones. Then it provided families’ houses with sewage lines directly. In addition, the team finished installing 6 sewage lines and restored some ones after stopping. It is worth mentioning that 1300 people benefited from this project that lasted for 40 days. This project was provided by ICRC.
The Child Friendly Spaces project of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Homs held a central training workshop. The workshop aimed to raise the volunteers’ level an dealing with the most vulnerable, and involved various activities (public and individual activities for children, educational targeted games, ways of expressing oneself, telling stories, stage presentations, puppet theater, activities of professional qualification, and in the end, life skills and the art of etiquette). 133 volunteers from SARC Homs mobile teams participated in this workshop which lasted for five days in SARC-Homs the main center through the joint project between SARC and UNICEF.
On June 16th 2015 and in coordination with the UN offices, the Disaster Management Committee of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent -Homs branch delivered the second shipment of the relief aid convoys “food and non food” to Telbisah, AlMukharram and Almushrifah. The 32 aid trucks convoy is provided by WFP, UNICEF, UNHCR and WHO and included food parcels, flour, hygiene kits, elderly diapers, baby diapers, tarpaulins, medicines, incubators, wheelchairs, crutches, mosquito nets, soap and water sterilization items. It is worth mentioning that more than 13759 families will be benefited from these relief aids for a month.
In the framework of the Shelter Upgrade Project that targets returning families to their houses in areas of AlSafsafa, AlWarsha, AlHamedia Street, AlOthon, Bani AlSeba’ai, Bab Hood, Bustan Al Diwan and the Graben Street, SARC-Homs sheltering team completed their works of installing and distributing 700 sheltering kits (Seal Off kits). The team installed and rehabilitated windows, doors and partitions between rooms in a way that secures more privacy and protection. The sheltering kits are offered by the French Premiere Urgence (PU). The team used shifting boards, doors and boarders. In fact the local community participated and lend a hand in installing sheltering kits.… Read More »
SARC-Homs hygiene promotion team continues its activities in the sheltering centers of Western countryside “Hasya” in May. (176 woman and 348 children) benefited from those activities that aimed to instruct the inhabitants of the “Rooms” sheltering center and Hasya camp. The activities started at the beginning of Summer to avoid the spreading of plagues by simple protective procedures in the targeted communities. The team enhance the local society’s ability of acting during the current circumstances and preventing any infection from spreading. The intervention in SARC-Homs sheltering centers of Hasya continued for three weeks. The team awareness activities, which targeted children and… Read More »