Branches News

Red Cross Red Crescent on Evaluation Mission in Quneitra


The Syria Arab Red Crescen Al-Qunetira Branch received a delegation from the   International Committee of the Red Cross on 17th  March 2015. The visit is aimed to evaluate the situation in the area. Therefore, the relief team carried out a comprehensive evaluation for the affected people and their needs. In the same time, the water and sanitation team accompanied the Water Institution engineers on their evaluation visit to Khan Arnabeh and Al-Koum area, where they monitor and estimate the capacity of the water pumps and wells that should cover all residents and displaced people there. The ICRC supports the project… Read More »


“Parenting Skills Development” Training Workshop


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – ‪‎Aleppo branch’s Counseling Center for ‎Psycho-social Support held five day training workshop on in order to build up assistant facilitators to support  the Parenting Skills Development sessions. This workshop is aimed to rehabilitate ‪‎volunteers who can provide psycho-social support to affected mothers in shelters on how to deal with children in the ongoing circumstances, how to relief the pressure they feel. The workshop  included many subjects that involve the  relation between the mother and her  child, playing, watching TV, boosting child’s confidence,  anger control  guidance, help children express their feelings as well as giving instructions on how to communicate with teachers.


Sweden Red Cross Regional representative visited SARC Homs


Within the frame of the joint collaboration with the humanitarian partnerships, Ms. Malena Rembi, the regional representative o f the Sweden Red Cross , visited SARC-Homs Branch. The representative was briefed on the work of the Disaster Management Committee teams, and got an explanation over the field interference, emergency responds in 2014 and the beneficiaries’ needs at the present. She also made a tour in  Homs old city, where she could watch closely SARC’s delivered aides and activities . Finally, Ms. Rembi met the Head of the board of directors, Dr. Motaz Al Atassi, who clarified the importance of the medical work role at present and the… Read More »


WHO Representative Visits Aleppo City


The World Health Organization representative to Syria , Ms.Elizabeth Hoff,  arrived into Aleppo city with her accompanied delegation. Ms. Hoff visited SARC’s Aleppo branch and met with Dr. Mohammad Walid Sankari, Head of Board Management,  Mr. Hail Assi, Branch Manager and some field team leaders and health care workers. During the meetings the management shed the light to SARC – Aleppo response regarding health care sector and health promotion.  


Hygiene Promotion Team Continues Leading Awareness Campaigns


SARC – Aleppo hygiene promotion team continues on their awareness campaigns in several areas in Aleppo. However, they recently launched a campaign that targeted 130 children residing Al-Hasoub Building,  sheltering centre. The campaign  shed lights to the  the importance of hands washing , teeth  brushing,  bacterial infections’ mode of transmission  and how to avoid it. Information was given to children in interactive activities after distributing a bar of soap to each child.  


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