Lattakia

Investing in their artisanal /crafting skills to build a better future.


The vocational training department of SARC-HSP funded by Unhcr conducted an artisanal exhibition using recyclable material on the 6/02/2019 at Ras Al-Bassit satellite center in Lattakia to showcase the work of 24 IDP women who have been trained to gain and improve their artisanal skills. “Before enrolling, I had beginners recycling skills and I used to create few things, but now due to the practical and technical skills learned during the course, I can support my family financially “said Fadia. The exhibition was attended by the community members, the UNHCR livelihood coordinator alongside SARC Lattakia branch volunteers and a team… Read More »


Um Raghad is an example of determined and patient women

In Al-Mshairfeh village in Rural Jableh, Um Raghad (32 y), lives with her six daughters -four of them are handicapped. Her husband passed away a few years ago leaving the family under difficult living conditions. The mother patiently looks after the girls and dedicate huge efforts to have them straight-A students at their school. The mother welcomed SARC volunteers with an unexpected warm smile at her small house, with a balcony viewing to the mountain, where she can have some rest. Welcoming SARC’s Hygiene promotion volunteers, she insisted to serve them some hot tea. “For your visit warms my heart,… Read More »


SARC rehabilitated a school in Lattakia


Under a community initiative, SARC-Humanitarian Support Project rehabilitated Abdullah Hijazi School in Qnanees area in cooperation with the people there. It includes maintenance works, classrooms restoration, resurfaces the schoolyard, painting the bathrooms and install new water taps and sinks. The school reopened its doors to receive the students this year. It is worth mentioning that the activities of the mentioned project are supported by UNHCR.


Livelihood Team Distributed the second fodder batch of sheep grant project


Livelihood Team in SARC Lattakia Branch distributed the second batch of fodder in a completion of the sheep grant project which was distributed in the villages of Al-Hafah countryside (Al-Zanqofeh-Dafil-Maysaloun-Qadisiya-Obin-Bet Alshakouhy- Rabieh- Babna-Barouda- Abo Mecca- Blota –Nozha). 200 kg of fodder was delivered to each beneficiary family  and the total  reached 30 ton of distributed fodder. This project is implemented by SARC in collaboration with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.


PSS Training Course Targets SARC Volunteers in Lattakia Branch


Psychosocial support team in SARC Lattakia completed a training course in PSS principles with 28 trainees.. The five day  course included several concepts( psychological pressure, psychological interventions, loss and sadness, correct coping strategies, psychological first aid, children during crises, referral of children, support volunteers and staff).  


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