Within its plan for the rehabilitation and training of volunteer staff on the principles of first aid, The Committee of First Aid in the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Lattakia branch worked during June on training 72 volunteers on the principles of first aid through three Training courses, two of them in (Jablah and AL-haffa sub branches) and a training course in the headquarters of the Organization branch in Lattakia. The training courses concentrated on themes of the principles of first aid, Proper steps of first aid, a glimpse of the International Movement of Red Cross and the International Red Crescent,and how… Read More »
Water and Sanitation team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Lattakia branch provided AL-Senn Water Station with a 4000 KVA electricity converter, which is supported by the ICRC . The converter is expected to be operated within five days. It is noteworthy that Al-Senn Water Station, providing water to more than 80% of the inhabitants in Lattakia.
SARC’s Lattakia branch responded to needy families who were forced out their homes in Ishtabraq and Jiser Al-Shoughour areas to Lattakia city. The volunteers Distributed 321 Mattress, 535 blanket, 321 Mat, 107 jerry cans, 107 Kitchen tools, 107 Canvas and 107 cleaning tools that supported by the High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR. Thy also distributed 135-food box that supported by the World food program WFP, whereas The International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC supported 135 canned foods. On its turn the UNICEF supported more than 146 box include children’s clothes which were also distributed by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers. In the… Read More »
Water and Sanitation team in SARC Lattakia branch in collaboration with the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund cleaned the drainage of rain in Al-Madineh Al-Riadeeh. The cleaning process covered about 850 meters( which stopped its potential in Water discharge for over a year and half.) Also, after the completion of clean the drainage of rain,The team also closed all the rain leakage nozzles that prevent dirt accumulation.
The Minister of Social Affairs, Dr. Kinda Al-Shammat visited the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Lattakia Branch on Feb 20th 2015. Dr. Shammat met Mr. Samer Ousta, the Chairman of SARC’s Lattakia branch together with the heads of sub-branches of jableh – alhaffa – alkurdaha and the coordinators team. During the meeting , Dr. Shammat was briefed on the activities and the services that carried out by the the SARC’s Lattakia branch in 2014, and the faced challenges and obstacles. The Minister appreciated the mentioned activities and stressed in the same time on the necessity of improving the humanitarian work in 2015.