Trainers in SARC Rural Damascus Branch concluded three induction workshops in AL Qalamoun areas (Yabroud, Qara, nabk). These workshops started on 19 this May with participation of 86 volunteers who exchanged knowledge and experiences, and got to know about the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent, in addition to SARC work action in field.
Training and building capacities in first aid field is fundamental in SARC – Swaida Branch. 29 volunteers participated in a course of principles of first aid, which went on for four days from 07-06-2017 until 10-06-2017. The course included various topics, such as proper acting steps, handling bleeding, fractures, burns, CPR and other.
In order to secure water services in Rural Damascus areas, SARC water team visited Talfita town July 4th, 2017. They checked the water tanks and figured out the leakage reasons which cause a loss of drinking water. They also put assessments for a new well to be rehabilitated and activated soon in cooperation with the General Water Establishment. Notes, these water tanks serve 1700 families in the town.
In order to provide the people of Sahwat Al-Khudr village with safe drinking water, the water and sanitation team installed three new water tanks provided by ICRC, in several places in the village with the capacity of 25 barrels for each, with the help of Sahwat Al-Khudr sub-branch’s volunteers to set the convenient locations for the water tanks.
The first well in Alkafer Town is put actively in service that would alleviate residents’ suffering of water scarcity and the costs of attaining water supply, providing 15 thousand people with drinking water.The well was equipped by the water and sanitation team at SARC-Swaida Branch, supported by ICRC and in cooperation with Swaida Water Establishment. This new water source is scheduled to be delivered to the houses through the main water pipeline, which has been replaced with new one earlier by the team.This project is part of the water and sanitation team’s plan to equip three wells (Alkafer was the first while the other two… Read More »