The disaster management Unit of Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Damascus Branch concluded a training course on the principles of disaster management on Monday 10/31/2016. The course was run by SARC trainers and contained the new curriculum issued by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent.
The five day course brought together 29 volunteers of SARC first aid , psychological support, humanitarian support and disaster management teams.
The course aims to develop the skill of volunteers and raise their potential at times of response and preparedness to provide assistance to the affected people everywhere.
The Course included several topics most notably the definition of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the concept of disaster preparedness, assess the emergency needs, water and sanitation, hygiene promotion, psychosocial support, livelihoods and logistics
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