Homs

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 »


Bakeries are Reactivated as relief aids Arrived


SARC Homs-Al-Rrastan sub branch fixed and reactivated bakeries that stopped for a while in AL-Rrastan area in order to produce bread and distribute it to beneficiaries due to the current lack of bread crisis. The bakeries were reactivated as relief aids arrived into that area. Last week and on  April 21st , SARC Homs branch delivered the third and the final relief convoys to Arrastan, Tel Amerie, Akrad ddassniy and Kafr Nan. This operation comes within the relief program that run by the Higher Relief Committee according to an agreement between the UN organizations and the Syrian government. This mission started on 26th… Read More »


On May 8th Anniversary the Syrian Arab Red Crescent work Hand in Hand in the Crisis

Though of the challenging  crisis SARC’s  volunteers  continues their work  with heroes hearts to help vulnerable people. On the anniversary of the May 8th which marked the response to the returning people to their homes in the old city  and  the World Red Cross Red Crescent Day, as well as the 50th anniversary of the seven fundamental principles (Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary service, Unity, and Universality), SARC’s volunteers continue their work with the ICRC and IFRC  within the deteriorating situation in Syria. They challenge all difficulties to deliver humanitarian aid in an impartial and neutral attitude to millions of needy people.


Hygiene promotion team organized an Open Day event


588 children participated in the Open Day event that organized by the hygiene promotion team in SARC’s  Homs branch. The event was the final activity of “Together for a better school environment” campaign held in Kafr Aya. The mentioned campaign contained various communicative, competitive and cooperative activities (my tree, competition, washing hands, combine and discover, the treasure, clothesline, my tools and puppet theater). During its first stage, it emphasized on strengthening aspects of “washing hands, dealing with lice and scabies and the general and personal hygiene behaviors”  among children. It is worth mentioning that the hygiene promotion project is a… Read More »


SARC Homs Organizes IHL training Course


It is important to give information about the principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and to spread the Humanitarian International Law which Geneva Conventions represent its deep basic starting with the volunteers and ending with the whole local community.  In March, SARC Homs held three workshops on the principles of the Humanitarian International Law. 106 volunteers of SARC Homs branch  attended these workshops, that lasted for three sequence weeks.


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