In every December, especially on the 5th of it, the world celebrates the International Volunteer Day. This day is a symbol of gratitude for volunteers to thank them for their humanitarian efforts and also to increase public awareness of their participation in society. We are a component of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent, which is the biggest voluntary network in the world as it serves in 180 countries worldwide in national societies such as the Red Crescent. As the voluntary service is one of the fundamental principles we are guided by, such as neutrality, impartiality and… Read More »
SARC’s water team installed 45000 liter water tank in Moua’rdes area that located to the north of Hama city. The area has suffered water shortages since October 2014 due to the main water plant disrupt in Al-Hijameh area. It is worth mentioning that the tank will satisfy the water needs of about 15000 beneficiaries. Therewith, the water team continues the installation of another water tank to meet the needs in this areas.
preparedness and responded to help the most affected people in Al Qusair, Hasya, and Deir Ba’alba. Families had nothing to prevent themselves from the cold weather and snow. The team distributed extra blankets, tarpaulins, and sleeping mats, in addition to 10 thousand winter clothes cartoons and 4600 blankets for children from UNICEF in Hasya and Deir Baalba. The storm also affected the city, volunteers launched “let’s Help” initiative to collect used clothes and then distribute them to affected families. The idea was published on social media and people were motivated to participate. 1000 pieces of clothes and 600 pairs of… Read More »
Hama SARC’s trainers launched a First Aid training course on 23-25/12/2014. The course aimed to support new volunteers with information about the International Humanitarian Law, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, First Aids and What to do for Causalities of bleeding- respiratory injuries- cuts and breaks. The certificates were handed out to participants on the end of the course.
SARC Homs sheltering team completed the first phase of rehabilitating houses in the old city of Homs. The team distributed, set and installed 240 SOKs (shelter kits) from PU. The team oversaw the work of the carpenters setting and installing windows, doors, and wall insulation in 173 houses. The project targeted the houses of retuning people to BAB Tadmour, Al-Hamidiyya, Bani AlSibae, Jamal Aldeen, and Bostan Aldiwan