The First aid committee in SARC’s Homs Branch launched a Training course on the principles of the first aid . The course, which was held on 16 – 19 March 2015, brought 26 volunteers together as participants. It was aimed to focus on topics of the first aid tools and basics, how to deal with cases of- bleeding, suffocation, breaks and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation…. etc. The course was concluded with an evaluation test on Saturday 21st March.
SARC- Homs continued its preparation for opening a dialysis section in SARC hospital in Al Ghouta area. On Saturday March 07th , the dialysis room was run and the first session was accomplished successfully. It is worth mentioning that a dialysis room, which is near the intensive care room, contains 5 tools working in progress. The hospital will be opened formally sooner in order to provide services to patients 24/7.
Within the frame of the joint collaboration with the humanitarian partnerships, Ms. Malena Rembi, the regional representative o f the Sweden Red Cross , visited SARC-Homs Branch. The representative was briefed on the work of the Disaster Management Committee teams, and got an explanation over the field interference, emergency responds in 2014 and the beneficiaries’ needs at the present. She also made a tour in Homs old city, where she could watch closely SARC’s delivered aides and activities . Finally, Ms. Rembi met the Head of the board of directors, Dr. Motaz Al Atassi, who clarified the importance of the medical work role at present and the… Read More »
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 »