The Syrian Arab Red Crescent held the 17th training course on the management of dead bodies with the participation of 37 volunteers, who have been the first responders in Rural Aleppo and Raqqa. The workshop aimed to ensure an efficient response, where the dead are treated with respect. It is worth mentioning that the workshop was supported by the ICRC.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams dispatched 5 aid trucks to Tal-Hamis area in Rural Qamishli in Hasakeh on Monday, April 1, 2019. These relief aid, allocated to support the people affected by the floods in the area, consisted of 3000 canned food parcels, 3000 blankets, 1500 mattresses and 500 plastic sheets provided by ICRC. For two days now, SARC volunteers are distributing the aid to the due people and providing health care services in sheltering centers through two ambulances and a mobile clinic.
Zainab, Abdulrahman and Ahmad are keen to apply the personal hygiene tips given to them by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers of Hasakeh branch during a purposeful activity, where 3000 childern (6- 12 y) participated and learned how to wash their hands. The activity included also a distribution of 15.000 soap bars.
Due to the warm weather conditions the past two weeks, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers organized two recreational activities under the title of “New start”; the first activity was conducted at Qarah community center, while the second was held at the town of Jrajeer in Rural Damascus. 230 kids participated, both activities were conducted by the #Child_ Protection _Department of SARC-HSP, funded by UNHCR.Syria and included kinetic games, musical sketches and interactive dances. Finally, flowers were distributed to the children symbolizing a “New start”.
When children made up the largest segment of the people arriving in Al-Hawl Camp, after a tiring journey from East Deir Ezzour, SARC has soon initiated a psychosocial support intervention. The PSS mobile team has provided services that help the children on integration and resilience through raising awareness sessions and purposeful entertaining activities. As soon as the people arrive in the camp, the team provides psychological first aid, then they carry out awareness sessions for children and adults regarding personal hygiene and potential diseases. In addition, they launch daily creative and kinetic activities, like drawing and competitions for hundreds of… Read More »