On 12 April, SARC psychosocial support team in Sednaya sub branch organized an activity in Moneeb Daher school, and distributed clothes kits for 330 students donated by UNICEF. On the same day, SARC psychosocial support team in Al Dumayer sub branch visited Ali Hendya school and organized puppet theater and music activities for 80 kids.
Through Similka border checkpoint, Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) facilitated a process of transport and delivery of a wheat grinder machine to Al-Hassakeh flour mill. This machine is considered the essential part of the flour production line. It will increase the flour production to satisfy the needs of 60,000 beneficiaries in the city and rural around. These services are carried out by SARC’S Water and Housing teams in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross.
On May 1st, 2017, the Disaster Management Unit at SARC-Swaida Branch concluded the first training course on the principles of disaster management for this year. The course was attended by 35 volunteers and involved sessions about disaster management and preparedness, sheltering, food, water and sanitation and health care in emergencies according to the disaster management curriculum by IFRC; in order to enable the volunteers to respond to emergencies and alleviate human sufferings.
Psychosocial support team in SARC Lattakia completed a training course in PSS principles with 28 trainees.. The five day course included several concepts( psychological pressure, psychological interventions, loss and sadness, correct coping strategies, psychological first aid, children during crises, referral of children, support volunteers and staff).
The medical center in SARC’s Al Dumayr Sub Branch provides its services to all people there and exerts best efforts to help the most vulnerable people around the clock. The center received (2800) cases during the first half of April 2017, and transferred (128) cases to Damascus and Rural Damascus hospitals.