Based on its pursuit to build the capacities of the volunteers, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent -Rural Damascus branch organized a Disaster Management course in Harasta Sub-Branch. 32 volunteers joined the three day course on 23-25-26 / 5 / 2015. The course included many basic subjects related to disaster management as ( sheltering – assessment – registration – distribution – health – safer access ), as well as a briefing on the principles of the international movement of red cross and red crescent. The volunteers were also briefed on the organization’s work mechanism and its basic principles which control its work.
Qatana- Sub Branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent continues to respond to affected people through its various activities and services. The sub branch distributed 250 food parcels to the people of Harfa village on May 25th, 2015 It is noteworthy that all teams in the sub branch ( assessment- relief – psychological support) are in standby to provide help to needy people.
It is well known that Epidemics and contagious diseases increased in Summer Season, so Jaraman sub-branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent rushed to launch a hygiene awareness campaign in sheltering centers. This step came to prevent or at least to limit the spread of contagious diseases among the Refugees crowds. The three day campaign, which supervised by a joint team of hygienic promotion team and the psycho-social support team, started on May 15th 2015. It involved several sessions of hygienic awareness that target the parents among refugees, who total 85 person. It also contained activities that addressed the children like: Drawing, Singing, draw on fabrics, marionette/Puppet, and… Read More »
SARC- Jarmmana- sub-branch was and still one of the best Sub-Branches regarding the voluntary work and commitment to the principles. The sub branch is shouldering heavy tasks to deliver as they register 60 family (affected and displaced) daily; in addition, in addition to the newly displaced one. Regarding the relief items distribution, they support 700-800 family per day via the distribution point. Moreover, the point distribute a full emergency package for the newly displaced families in order to alleviate their sufferings.
Psycho-social support team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Damascus countryside Branch and in coordination with the Danish Red Cross joined the school’s children in each of Kfir Yaboos and Hosh Bjd area. The aimed to celebrate the day of success with the children, and provided entertainment on this joyful day. The team played music and the presented gifts to about 750 children.