SARC Homs branch board of directors received UN Under Secretary General for Safety&Security, Peter Drennan, UN humanitarian coordinator Yacoub El Hillo, and heads of UN offices in Homs. During the visit, Mr. Baher Kayal, SARC Homs operations manager, briefed them on the conditions the volunteers work in, and the ways of improving cooperation between SARC and UN offices.
SARC Homs Operation Update – January 2015 Facts and numbers 34 aid trucks entered Al Waer area. 10565 beneficiaries benefited from the mobile and fixed clinics services. 46300 children benefited from the activities of the psycho social support. Headlines Relief aid entered Al Waer area for the second time on three stages during two months. 6 aid squads responded to affected people by a car explosion. Supported by ICRC, water and sanitation teams managed to stop the spread of epidemics by applying the garbage disposal project. Distribution of 23 wheelchairs in Deir Balba and 202 walking sticks in different areas… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Homs Branch managed to deliver a convoy of 16 aid trucks to Almushriffa and Talbissah areas on Thursday 26.02.2015. The mentioned convoy carried various relief items like food parcels, flour, rice, family hygiene parcels, baby diapers, elderly wheel chairs, sticks, mosquito nets, and medicines which are supported by WFP, UNICEF, IOM, and WHO. Photo: SARC Homs / Ahmad Al Khateb
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Homs Branch organized a training course on the financial management and the accounting systems. The two weeks course was held on Feb 5th 2015 and brought 17 participants together from SARC’s Homs Sub-branches. During the course, various subjects were on the table like: how to deal with dumping financial terms, filtering the monthly accounts, make the final accounts, how to compose accounts and how to set the financial filters and reports.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Homs Branch distributed 225 carpets to the families in the temporary shelters. The carpets were offered by the UNHCR.