180 people from the local community and displaced families from Al-Kafr, Hobran, and Ateel villages participated in three seminars held by SARC-health promotion team and aimed to raise awareness on water quality, diseases prevention and epidemics caused by its pollution. The team members completed their activities through cleaning Oxfam water tanks, which supply water to Al-Kafr and Hobran villages; since, SARC Swaida Branch mission doesn’t stop at installing water tanks but it proceeds to maintain and clean it in cooperation with the local community in order to enhance the behaviors of keeping the water clean and prevent diseases.
Water team is keen to make sure that Aleppo people have access to potable water. Therefore, volunteers of the team have recently rehabilitated the borehole in Hanano park and repaired its desalination plant. The borehole is in service again and provides water for about 15000 beneficiaries
Due to the bad situation of water which supply “AL Motasawlen” shelter in AL Kiswah city, which shelters 120 families, water and sanitation team in SARC Rural Damascus branch visited the shelter on Wednesday 10/2/2016, and assessed the needs of the families their. They also put plans to improve the services of water in the area. It is worth to mention that the water team in SARC Rural Damascus branch exerted its best efforts to cover all the needs of the affected families, provide clean water and improve the sewage situation.
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.
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.