The Surge Information Management Support (SIMS) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has organized and supported “Strengthening Analytical Thinking (SAT)” Training, which is held worldwide for the 2nd time and for the 1st time in the Middle East. The training was hosted by the IFRC Syria Country Office and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in Damascus, Syria from 16 – 22 January 2019. This training targeted almost 40 participants coming from all 14 branches of SARC Information Management Department, the newly created MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) Unit, and from the Disaster Management and Operations Department.… Read More »
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 »
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.
SARC has raised the standards of its medical services in Al-Hol Camp through the intervention of a medical convoy consisted of two medical units (include internal, cardiac, Gynecology, laboratory and radiation sections), 3 mobile clinics and 5 ambulances on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The medical teams are providing medical integrated services to the greatest possible number of the people in the camp, while the first aid teams are responding to all urgent calls along the camp.