Aimed to qualify the largest number of SARC’s volunteers and increase their ability in first aid field, the Committee of first aid in SARC’s Rural Damascus branch organized a course in first aid in SARC AL Taal sub branch and Ein Mnein point, which started in 11/12/2015 until 13/12/2015. The number of volunteers who participated in this course 62 volunteers, 32 volunteers from SARC’s Ein Mnein point and 30 volunteers from SARC’s Al Taal Sub Branch.
To ward off the cold winter and to alleviate Kids sufferings, Volunteers of SARC Al Kiswah Sub Branch distributed winter clothes to 3893 kids in Al Adaliah area and the areas around it, the distribution continued for a week from Sunday 6/12/2015 to Saturday 12/12/2015. Clothes basket included (Coat – sleep clothes – Socks – Hat), and provided by ICRC.
To serve more than 1200 arrival family with food meals in Ein Mnein area, water and sanitation team in SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch equipped a collective kitchen with full equipments and machinery. This kitchen is build in cooperation with ICRC , while SARC’s volunteers of Ein Mnein point distributed the food meals to 1200 family inthe area.
Hygiene promotion team of SARC Rural Damascus Branch carries out activities raise awareness for children all over the governorate. On Wednesday 25/11/2015 the team visited Al Qtaifa area and organized an open day in the Al-Tijara school. This activity contained meaningful games as (puppet theater, hand stamp) to raise awareness on personal hygiene behaviors and the correct way to wash hands, with 225 kids participated. The children showed special cooperation with the volunteers, and 768 bars of soap were distributed at the end of the activity.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent hygiene promotion team in Rural Damascus branch exerted its best efforts to raise awareness for mothers on personal and public hygiene care and the best ways to prevent water pollution diseases. The team started a new awareness campaign in AL-Ghizlanya area in 17/8/2015 and finished it in 31/10/2015. 5496 mother Participated in this campaign. The workshops covered subjects on the safe water- the safe food – the best time for washing hand – Waste disposal – Home treatment of diarrhea and how to give oral rehydration solution. The campaign was accompanied with recreational activities in the field of hygiene promotion… Read More »