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Colorful glasses on Eid

This year, Rouaa (11 years) will see the world around her clearly and enjoy watching TV cartoon animation without experiencing severe headaches and eyes’ pain. “My daughter has been suffering  visual disorder and inability to read the blackboard for 8 months, as the characters look very small” said the mother. But when the mother visited the Red Crescent clinic in Jaramana with her daughter, she felt so happy and expressed her feelings: “The equipment at the center is no less professional than any other clinic, but here there is a lot of love and tenderness”. Where the doctor examined Rouaa… Read More »

Sharing The Spirit of Eid

The splint was fixed to treat Hala’s hand, but the heart’s sorrows will be healed by “Your Smile is our Goal” activity launched by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent sub- branch in Salkhad area in Al- Saida city. Hala joined the affected and displaced families on the Eid celebration as she knows that joy is always waiting for everybody and has much of delights in Eid days. The little girl is ready to enjoy the Eid as she got new clothes by the local community and SARC sub-branch, which reached 935 people with new clothes.  

Disaster management course for 34 volunteers

“Volunteers’ vitality couldn’t be slow down, as they demonstrate the importance of humanitarian work again and again”, said SARC rehabilitation and training officer in a concluding word on the final day of the disaster management course, which launched by SARC in Al-Nabek town on 17- 21/08/2017. 34 volunteers from Jairoud sub branch participated in this course, which contained: (Sphere Project, Food and Nutrition, Water and Sanitation, Shelter, Evaluation, Logistics, Hygiene Promotion and Risk Analysis). Notes, these topics were given according to the new curriculum of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

Health Promotion Team launched “Anti-Leishmaniasis” Campaign

During summer, It’s important to raise  awareness of local communities exposed to “Leishmaniasis”, and to provide them with preventive tools. Health Promotion team in SARC Homs held educational sessions in Al-Malahah area in the eastern rural of Homs through “Anti-Leishmaniasis” campaign. 375 Families benefited from the distribution of 724 mosquito nets, 1088 jerry-cans and awareness flyers. It is worth mentioning that “Anti-Leishmaniasis Campaign” launched in the beginning of  June 2017 and targeted 17 villages in the eastern rural of Homs. this campaign is held in cooperation between SARC and ICRC

SARC-Homs Livelihood Team Assessment visit to Al-Qaryateen

On 18 July, a delegate from IFRC and SARC livelihood team visited Al-Qaryateen in eastern rural of Homs city as a response to the returnees to the different affected areas in the City. the visit aimed to assess the current agricultural situation and the needs of returnees in order to determine the suitable response and support in livelihood sector.

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