Due to the returning movement to Homs old city of and the increasing need of an alternative power, SARC-Homs supported livelihood services there. It provided the old city with alternative services such as lights in streets at night to keep the markets activities on work till late hours at night. SARC-Homs disaster management committee “studying projects” team finished the final stage of a pilot project to lighten streets in the mentioned area by wind power. “Al Dandachi for investment” supported this project, that took six months to be prepared. The team put lights in the main entrance of the old city, south-west side of Bani al Sibai neighborhood which… Read More »
On July 27th, 2015 Mobile Health Units of SARC-Homs and ICRC health care delegation visited Al Hosn area (Crac des Chevaliers) in the western countryside of Homs. The Mobile Health Units’ doctors (internal, gynecological, pediatric) checked 197 cases of the returning families and prescribed free medicine for them. During the visit, the teams discussed the necessary needs of that area such as those of health care services. It is worth mentioning that more than 200 families have returned to Al Hosn (Crac des Chevaliers) area as SARC-Homs branch provided it with the needed relief services.
An advanced training course were launched for 30 first aid volunteers working in Al Wadi, Ekrema and Alzzahra aid points. The course aimed to provide SARC-Homs volunteers with new paramedics and first aid principles. The six days course, 72 training hours, was on 25- 30 July in Baniyas camp of SARC- Tartous branch. Through this course, the volunteers got practical training and first aid maneuver training to reach the best practice of the theoretical information.
A delegation from the International Committee of the Red Cross visited Healthcare department in SARC Homs branch. The delegation accompanied mobile health units team on a mission to Al Jadida Alsharquia on Monday, May 22nd 2015 to watch closely the work and services provided by the team, and to make sure that all beneficiaries’ needs are satisfied in the rural areas. Health care teams continue their missions in the city and countryside. The mobile health units (internal, pediatric, and gynecological) covered 21 areas in Homs, and treated 3754 cases. The doctors detected symptoms of children malnutrition, and tonsillitis in the internal and pediatric clinics. In… Read More »
On the second day of Eid Al-Fitr, SARC- Homs psycho-social support team held many activities for 645 children in Al-Deibeh. It is worth mentioning that these activities were held jointly between SARC and DRC.