SARC-Homs branch sheltering team supported 619 families, who reside at the temporary sheltering centers, with Ramadan breakfast -Al Iftar-.The meals were prepared in 6 collective kitchens and supervised by the team. It is worth mentioning that the International Committee of the Red Cross supports those kitchens with food raw material and cooking gas cylinders, while the local community provides supplementary iteams during Ramadan.
In cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross, water and sanitation team of SARC Homs- branch responded to the displaced people who were forced out of their homes in Palmyra to Homs eastern countryside . The team carried out the project of preparing a temporary sheltering center in Ghazalah area, and restored the drainage and repaired sanitary facilities.
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.