The Syrian Arab Red Crescent branch in Deir Ezzour held a training workshop on Management of the Dead (MotD) on 26-27/3/2019. The workshop targeted 35 volunteers and aimed to educate the first responders on the proper and dignified management of the dead; and the guidelines to facilitate identification of the deceased and help families to discover the fate of their loved ones. It is worth mentioning that this workshop was conducted in cooperation with the ICRC.
Supporting the hygiene project carried out jointly by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Hasakeh branch and Hasakeh city council, SARC provided technical equipment and tools needed to improve the professional standards of the work and the performance of the hygiene laborers. It is worth mentioning that these equipment and tools are provided by the ICRC.
In a step to enhance the stability of the returnees in the southern rural of Idleb, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers in Hama branch distributed winter clothes for 2.962 children in 39 schools in Sinjar town in Idleb. They also launched educational sessions on mines and explosive war remnants risks, as well as, psychosocial support activities for the children. It is worth mentioning that the winter clothes are provided by the IFRC.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) held a 5-day training course on the explosive mines and war remnant risk education on for 24 coordinators and volunteers from SARC branches (Rural Damascus, Qounaitera, Swaida, Homs, Deir Ezzour, Aleppo and Hasakeh) in Aleppo on 24-28/3/2019. During the course, the participants learned about the different types of risks to the communities affected by war remnants, the whereabouts of the war remnants, warning signs and safety key messages. In addition, they got knowledge of the mechanism for Injuries’ data collection, evaluation of hazardous areas and their humanitarian needs. They also paid two field visits… Read More »
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.