Within its plan for the rehabilitation and training of volunteer staff on the principles of first aid, The Committee of First Aid in the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Lattakia branch worked during June on training 72 volunteers on the principles of first aid through three Training courses, two of them in (Jablah and AL-haffa sub branches) and a training course in the headquarters of the Organization branch in Lattakia. The training courses concentrated on themes of the principles of first aid, Proper steps of first aid, a glimpse of the International Movement of Red Cross and the International Red Crescent,and how… Read More »
Water and Sanitation team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Lattakia branch provided AL-Senn Water Station with a 4000 KVA electricity converter, which is supported by the ICRC . The converter is expected to be operated within five days. It is noteworthy that Al-Senn Water Station, providing water to more than 80% of the inhabitants in Lattakia.
By Vivian Tou’meh, Syrian Arab Red Crescent Volunteers from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) have been deployed following heavy snow storms which hit the country in recent weeks. Volunteers have been helping people to move out of unfinished buildings and providing heat, blankets and warm clothes. Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar, President of SARC said: “The snowstorm has shown once more that our staff and volunteers are ready and prepared to respond at all times. We thank all SARC those who were able to help people in the freezing weather.” In Damascus, volunteers responded to several cases related to ice… Read More »