Disaster management unit at SARC Swaida Branch held a training course on the principals of disasters management, which included several topics such as (disaster concept and preparedness – urgent needs assessment – basics of psycho-social support – water and reconstruction – restoring family links – health in emergencies – emergency shelters establishing). The training carried out for five days, with the attendance of 22 volunteers from Shahba sub-branch, in order to enable them to respond to emergencies and to offer help to whom in need. To be mentioned, the training was supported by the British Red Cross.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent Quneitra branch finished a training course in Disaster Management principles on Thursday 22/12/2016. The four day course was attended by 27 volunteers, and involved sessions about disaster management and preparedness, relief, assessment, registration, sheltering, food security, livelihoods and restoring family links.
Based on the humanitarian principles and the necessity to help affected people , the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Quneitra branch launched an Advanced first aid course lasted for eight days on 13-20/11/2016 volunteers attended the course which contain didactic lectures and practical training about varied topics such: fractures bleeding, wounds, turns, respiratory and cases transport. Session concluded with theoretical and practical exam.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent Quneitra branch concluded on Saturday, 30.07.2016 a training course in the principles of psychosocial support. The course lasted for four days between 27-30 / 7/2016 with 29 volunteers attending. Topics of lectures were about : initial psychological ambulance, contact support, peer support, crisis and psychological support, stress and adaptation, grief and loss as well as psychological support based on local community. The lectures also included training activities.
As the Syrian Arab Red Crescent is keen on training and qualifying largest number of volunteers in the humanitarian field, SARC-Quneitra Branch concluded on Wednesday 9/3/2016 a training course in disaster management principles. The course lasted for four days between 6/3 to 9/3/2016 and with attendance of 33 volunteers. It included lectures on the concept of disaster preparedness, food security, livelihood, psycho-social support and topics about the needs in emergency situations and the standards according to Sphere Project.