At the end of December, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Talbissah sub-branch with a support from th International Committe of the Red Cross started its garbage disposal project in order to stop the spreading of diseases and to protect the civilization. The project continues for 40 days. 1500 cubic meter were shifted to the litter bin which is 14 kilo meters far from Talbissah to Assaen.
On 2nd of Feb 2015, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Homs branch president Dr. Motaz Al Atassi received the Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation to Syria Marianne Gasser During the visit, the delegation was briefed on the last developments on the ground in health and relief services. The delegation visited the central operation room, first aid center, medical clinics, dispensary, gynecological and obstetrics hospital, and disaster management center. The delegation also made a tour in Homs old city and was acquainted with the provided services to beneficiaries. Ms Marianne reassured that the ICRC exerts all… Read More »
preparedness and responded to help the most affected people in Al Qusair, Hasya, and Deir Ba’alba. Families had nothing to prevent themselves from the cold weather and snow. The team distributed extra blankets, tarpaulins, and sleeping mats, in addition to 10 thousand winter clothes cartoons and 4600 blankets for children from UNICEF in Hasya and Deir Baalba. The storm also affected the city, volunteers launched “let’s Help” initiative to collect used clothes and then distribute them to affected families. The idea was published on social media and people were motivated to participate. 1000 pieces of clothes and 600 pairs of… Read More »
SARC Homs sheltering team completed the first phase of rehabilitating houses in the old city of Homs. The team distributed, set and installed 240 SOKs (shelter kits) from PU. The team oversaw the work of the carpenters setting and installing windows, doors, and wall insulation in 173 houses. The project targeted the houses of retuning people to BAB Tadmour, Al-Hamidiyya, Bani AlSibae, Jamal Aldeen, and Bostan Aldiwan
Krak des Chevaliers (Al-Hosn Castle) recieved for the first time during Eid A-Adha almost 80 children who live in the region within the activities of Eid hosted by SARC-Homs psychosocial support team’s child friendly places project in collaboration with UNICEF in Al-Wadi sub-branch .