last October, SARC water and sanitation team completed the installation of a (95 m3) Oxfam tank to secure clean water in Al Kiswa area, where 2750 person will get access to pure drinking water. This project was accomplished in cooperation with ICRC and the Water Supply Authority .
“saving human life” is a common goal of 40 passionate volunteers of SARC Homs branch. The volunteers followed an advanced first aid course of 72 training hours which included theoretical and practical parts of first aid techniques. It also included maneuvers that simulate the emergency situations faced by the first aid squads during their field missions. The course aimed to qualify the volunteers to reach the best response level during their shifts. The volunteers had theoretical and practical tests at the end of this course which was held between 16 and 27 September in for SARC- Baniyas Camp.
SARC – Aleppo always works on rehabilitating and qualifying its sub-branches in southern Aleppo in order to give the proper medical services to all affected people. SARC – Aleppo has lately opened a first aid center in Al-Safira area and trained 37 volunteers on advanced first aid. Moreover, Aleppo branch also trained 74 persons from the local community in Tal Aran and Al-Safira on principles of first aid.
SARC Water and Sanitation team started a project to drag water to Al Ghezlaniya town from two wells on the airport road on Oct 21, 2017. According to the project’s in charge engineer, the wells have water provision of 200 m3/h that will reach the town through 1800 meters water pipeline, in addition to 4 horizontal pumps, which will be installed to raise the water into two tanks. This project will provide drinking water for 80,000 beneficiaries in Al Ghezlaniya in cooperation with the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC).
This year October was very long and exhausting month for SARC volunteers in Al Dumayer as they distributed humanitarian aid for more than 20 thousand people. As the relief team distributed 2500 food parcels in the town, and other 2990 for arrivals in industrial city of Adra, while the disaster management teams responded to the arrival families from eastern areas and provided: 990 blankets, 803 canned food, 288 mattresses, 247 kitchen kits, 652 sleeping bags in addition to daily meals and bread bags. These items are supported by ICRC and UNHCR.