Today, SARC – Aleppo branch hosted Ms. Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative, in Syria, accompanied by Director of WHO HQ Emergency Operations, Director of WHO Health Emergencies Programme and a delegation from WHO office, where they met with several members of SARC- Aleppo board of directors, management members of the branch and the health representative. Future plans and several joint projects for the health department between SARC and WHO were discussed during the meeting.
29 sons and grandchildren of Muhieddin live in one place in #Zebdin after they left their homes in Htetat Al Garash in Eastern Ghouta. “Although we are one family and feel safe together, but I hope we can return to our homes soon” said Nasser (the eldest son of Muhieddin) to the volunteers of #Syrian_Arab_Red_Crescent, while they were distributing relief items (mattresses, blankets, food and hygiene kits) provided by #ICRC, as well as plastic linoleum and fans from #UNHCR, water gallons and lanterns from #UNICEF). 250 families benefited from these items in Zebdin, and the team will continue distributing aid items to cover all the… Read More »
Disaster management unit at SARC Swaida Branch held a training course on the principals of disasters management, which included several topics such as (disaster concept and preparedness – urgent needs assessment – basics of psycho-social support – water and reconstruction – restoring family links – health in emergencies – emergency shelters establishing). The training carried out for five days, with the attendance of 22 volunteers from Shahba sub-branch, in order to enable them to respond to emergencies and to offer help to whom in need. To be mentioned, the training was supported by the British Red Cross.
2020 persons in Suleiman Al-Halabi and Al-Hamdania areas benefitted from the raising awareness sessions carried out by CBHFA team of SARC – Aleppo branch that aimed to create healthy and empowered communities. During the sessions, 1772 dehydration envelopes were distributed, and the team explained how to use it and ways to avoid diarrhea diseases.
The first aid section in SARC – Aleppo branch has finished an advanced first aid course for 38 volunteers from the branch, Al-Safira sub-branch, Nobul and Al-Zahraa points. The course lasted for 10 days and involved various training subjects, practical applications for ambulatory techniques, in addition to simulated exercises.