Homs

Qualifying and training volunteers for SARC-Homs hygiene promotion team


Due to the deterioration of the public health situations among the affected communities as a result to the current crisis in Syria, SARC-Homs branch established the national program for hygiene promotion in the local communities  in order to provide healthy and dignified life for the affected people . It also held a training hygiene promotion course aimed to support 15 volunteers with the basics and to enable them to plan and carry out awareness activities for hygiene promotion team. The course was held in Al-Shaheed Hakam Al Sibai’s Hall on 23 -26 May 2015. In fact, the course included important practical and theoretical sessions in which… Read More »


Operational Update – SARC Homs branch – April 2015


Operational Update- SARC Homs branch – April  2015 Headlines: SARC-Homs branch hospital provides free  dialysis sessions to beneficiaries .  Arrastan Bakery resumes work after stopping. SARC-Homs hygiene promotion team intervene in AlQaretain to put an end to Lashmania disease spreading and treat more than 1000 cases.  joint activities of health awareness and hygiene promotion  are launched on the schools’  final day.   Facts & Numbers: 69 trucks of relief aid accessed hot spots areas in April. The relief aid is supported by  SARC-Homs branch and the UN offices in Syria. 95 volunteers evaluated by the Disaster Management Committee. 1253 children benefited from the child protection project in SARC-Homs… Read More »


Relief aid Items reached Al-Waer neighborhood


SARC Homs and in collaboration with the ICRC delivered an aid convoy to operating charities in Al Waer neighborhood on Thursday. The convoy contained 25 trucks loaded with food and non-food items , This mission started on  May 20th 2015. The items were offered by the ICRC, and contained (food parcels, hygiene kits, mattresses, candles, sleeping mats and school bags). More than 15.000 families will be benefited from these aids for a month.


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 »


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