In March, SARC-Homs Human Resources team held three consecutive introductory workshops for 78 new volunteers. The workshops were about “a summery about SARC, the seven principles, the work of SARC committees and teams and SARC logo”.
In line with the plan of the Child-Friendly spaces project, the trainers of SARC-Homs psycho-social support team held a training course that aimed to build capacities of new volunteers. They trained 26 new volunteers, for five consecutive days, on psycho-social support mechanism and on how to deal with beneficiaries according to the joint project between SARC and UNICEF.
On Saturday 8th of April 2017 SARC’s Disaster Management Unit in Damascus Branch in cooperation with United Nations offices, delivered humanitarian relief aid convoy to Yalda, Babila and beit sahm towns. The relief aid convoy which contains 7000 food parcels, 7000 Hygiene Kits, Nutrition items for Children, Medicine and Medical Supplies will match the needs of 35.000 people in the mentioned towns.
On the occasion of the International Childhood Cancer Day, SARC’s Ladies (Social Committee) Damascus Branch organized an entertaining activity day for 43 children (ages between 18 months to 5 years old) at Children Hospital – Children Cancer Center. SARC’s Ladies presented the children with gifts and toys at the end of the activity.
On March 2017, SARC Damascus Disaster Management Unit finished two training courses on the principles of disaster management within 5 days for each. The courses aimed to develop the skills of the volunteers and improve their abilities on responding and high preparedness in order to help those affected everywhere. The topics included a brief on the principles of the International Movement and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the concept of disaster preparedness, emergency needs assessment, water and sanitation, hygiene promotion, restoring family links, livelihoods and logistics. The two courses were carried out and supervised by trainers from SARC’s… Read More »