The Syrian Arab Red Crescent –Aleppo branch’s sheltering team rehabilitated unfinished buildings in AlHamdaniya area. The carried out works were done using shelter kits and installing family rooms, windows, water circles, doors and fences. The number of beneficiaries reached 50 families including 250 individuals. This project was conducted after assessing the buildings and putting geometric schemes to each building.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent Quneitra branch launched “Hygiene Promotion” campaign that aimed to target children and mothers. The campaign is to raise awareness on healthy habits and adopted precautions to avoid infectious diseases. The campaign contains field visits to schools and shelters in: (Khan Arnebah, Alkoom, Jeba, Al Baath City, Al Mshaqaq). The team noticed cases of (Hepatitis, Scabies, Lice) therefore they applied the suitable actions that prevent the spread of these diseases. On the same time the team delivered an educational session to mothers on these diseases and how to protect their children from it. The teams also carried out educational and entertaining activities with children… Read More »
The Syria Arab Red Crescen Al-Qunetira Branch received a delegation from the International Committee of the Red Cross on 17th March 2015. The visit is aimed to evaluate the situation in the area. Therefore, the relief team carried out a comprehensive evaluation for the affected people and their needs. In the same time, the water and sanitation team accompanied the Water Institution engineers on their evaluation visit to Khan Arnabeh and Al-Koum area, where they monitor and estimate the capacity of the water pumps and wells that should cover all residents and displaced people there. The ICRC supports the project… Read More »
Within the frame of the joint collaboration with the humanitarian partnerships, Ms. Malena Rembi, the regional representative o f the Sweden Red Cross , visited SARC-Homs Branch. The representative was briefed on the work of the Disaster Management Committee teams, and got an explanation over the field interference, emergency responds in 2014 and the beneficiaries’ needs at the present. She also made a tour in Homs old city, where she could watch closely SARC’s delivered aides and activities . Finally, Ms. Rembi met the Head of the board of directors, Dr. Motaz Al Atassi, who clarified the importance of the medical work role at present and the… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent constantly works on building capacity and skills of its volunteers at the field work, in order to be able to deliver humanitarian services efficiently. For this purpose , a Telecom Radio workshop was held for three days (1-3 March 2015) . The workshop brought together 17 volunteers from different Rural-Damascus’ sub-branches and centers. The workshop included scientific information on modern radio communications systems and way to build these systems and how to operate it in the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization. This workshop also included practice on the operation system(repeater and fixed stations). The volunteers were trained… Read More »