In a step of volunteers rehabilitation, SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch organized a course in principles of preparedness and response to disasters in Al Ghizlania area. The two day course (25 to 27 January 2016) which contained 38 volunteers, is the first of its kind in 2016, where the trainers stressed the importance to prepare all volunteers to work in field and help the most vulnerable groups.
Disaster Risk Unit team organized a training course on basics of personal safety and dealing with fires breakout situations. The course brought together 20 volunteers of the Disaster Management Unit and Humanitarian Support project.
On the 2nd of November 2015, Relief Team of SARC Lattakia branch headed to KASAB area and distributed more than 1150 food box containing ( sugar – rise – crushed wheat – tea – vegetable oil – ghee – tuna – beans – lentils – tomato paste) The items are provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Numbers of beneficiaries reached to more than 5500 people in KASAB and the surrounded villages.
Water and sanitation team of SARC Lattakia branch delivered a new electricity generator with a capacity 300KVA for the first automatic bakery as the old one went out of work . The first automatic bakery works 24 /6, with a production capacity of more than 27 tons per day, and with beneficiaries of 100,000 #person a day. the generator set is provided by the International Committee of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
On the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, the psycho-social support team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Lattakia branch organized a mission of various entertainment activities for children. The mission targeted more than 420 children on three days and in many schools in the governorate. The team played with the children and presented them with gifts at the end of each day. It is worth mentioning that the targeted children ages range between one year old to sixteen year old.