Homs

A Story Between Difficulty of Travelling and Amputation Suffering


During the current crisis, some people lost their lower or upper limbs ; either they had an injury or their illness developed to the extent that they lost one of their limbs. On  April 2014, the Disaster management committee of SARC- Homs branch  insisted on forming a PWSN team. The team’s basic mission, which is done by some doctors and volunteers of the health awareness team, was to do a health survey and an assessment for the disabled people and to provide them by the necessary needs according to the survey and assessment data. Some cases needed follow up observation, so… Read More »


“Gathering and sewing”, a gallery of hand-made works


 The reproductive health project of SARC-Homs has extended its activities and carried out psycho-social support sessions. The sessions have been dedicated to the women who are unable to cop with their tough current situation. After providing the required materials to the mentioned women, it was a beautiful surprise that each of them sewed the most beautiful pieces of clothes. SARC-Homs team collected those pieces, especially which made by ladies who got back to their homes in the old city of Homs, and displayed them  in a gallery of hand-made works. They called the gallery  “Gathering and sewing”, that was held in Al Zihrawi archaeological palace in the… Read More »


Professional Training Projects for Beneficiaries are Launched in Homs


On April29th , SARC Homs branch – Akramah point and in collaboration with the Department of Education, opened the professional training center in Suleiman Al-Halabi school, in the Phosphate area, and in Abdo Khder Tlawe, in Al Zahra area. The joint work was launched with three training courses (household electricity, repairing mobiles and ICDL), so that 60 people will benefit from these courses. It is worth mentioning that the courses are free , and there will be more in the near future.


Relief aid Items reached Addar Al-Kbiraa


The Disaster Management Committee OF SARC-Homs branch  along with a team of the ICRC delivered a 13 trucks -relief convoy to Aldar AlKbiraa on May 18th, 2015. The items were offered by ICRC, and consisted of (food parcels, canned food parcels, hygiene kits, mattresses, water purification pills, wheelchairs, candles, sleeping mats and school bags). More than 2200 families will be benefited from these aids for a month.


Responding to Palmyra’s displaced people in Ghazalah village


On  the eve of May 15th 2015, the Disaster Management Committee Teams of SARC- Homs branch rushed to Ghazalah village, that located on Homs- Palmyra road, in order to respond to 234  people who were forced out of their homes in  Palmyra to the mentioned village due to the recently strained situation. The displaced families took farms as  shelters and were terribly in dire need for basics of livelihood. In addition, the relief and sheltering teams distributed (hygiene kits, canned food parcels, mattresses, jerry can, blankets, sleeping mats, kitchen kits and tarpaulins). On their turn, The health care team treated some displaced people, observed their health situation… Read More »


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