First aid squads’ work is a crucial part in disasters response; therefor SARC-Swaida Branch dedicated its fifth course this year on principles in disasters management for 25 first aiders, so they can fully meet their humanitarian duty in time of disasters. During the five-day course, the volunteers received the information of the basics on how to respond to disasters in accordance with its phases and nature, the information was given according to the new curriculum of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). The course concluded on Sunday 2-12-2018. To be mentioned, this training course was supported… Read More »
She distributes love through gifts made by her own hands, then regains it once again through words written for her by the (Together we can) exhibition visitors. Where Ms. Retha’a participated in as a model of a woman who has managed with her sheer determination to overcome her hard marriage experience and succeed in making candles, selling them, and rely on herself to bring up her children. Ms. Retha’a is one of 30 women brought together by psychosocial support activities within the humanitarian support project at SARC-Swaida branch. These activities provided an atmosphere of awareness, entertainment, and benefits for the participated women. After… Read More »
At the conclusion of the “principles in disasters management” course on 07-11-2018, the trainers presented a full training scenario to give 29 volunteers the chance to know how to respond to different emergencies, and how to deal with them, in order to let them apply the information they received during five days of training in how to respond to disasters according to the disaster phases and its nature, in addition, to providing shelter, food, and water during disasters to alleviate humanitarian suffering. This training course is the fourth course in disaster management principles held by SARC Swaida-branch; the volunteers who participated… Read More »
The destitution team at SARC-Swaida Branch managed to reach 5612 affected and displaced families during the fourth distribution cycle this year which took place last month. SARC provided the beneficiaries with 10488 food parcels including food cans, flour and Bulgar, in addition to 1952 none-food items such as (hygiene kits – kitchen kits- mattresses – blankets-plastic tarpaulins) and other items, supported by ICRC, BRC, WFP, GRC, and UNHCR.
In a puppet theater, the simple dialogue between the star character (Riri) and her mother was good enough to raise awareness on the proper way to wash hands, and its importance to maintaining public health, to the children at the Social Welfare Home in Swaida. The puppet theater was one of the activities the health promotion team at SARC Swaida Branch organized to celebrate Global Handwashing Day. 40 children at the Social Welfare Home participated in the entertaining competitions held by the team to make sure that the children receive the information through entertainment and practical application. At the end of the… Read More »