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 »
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 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.
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).
Psychological Support Team in SARC Lattakia branch held a celebration in the cultural center of Al-Haffeh in Lattakia countryside with participation of more than 250 children . The event coincided with Mother’s Day and comes at the end of the vocational training for women. PSS team had trained the children on dances, acting and singing performances before the event . The event also included honoring of women participating in the vocational support activities carried out by the team during the last months at the Cultural Center in Al-Haffeh.