The Disaster Management Unit of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Damascus Branch responds to Idleb families, who flocked to Damascus, and provides them with food and non-food relief items. On April 16th 2015 the DMU started on registering the families via the local national relief societies and field visits to the sheltering centers in different areas of the capital. Up to date, about 67 families were supported with basic needs as food parcels, canned food parcels, hygiene kits, mats, kitchen kits, mattresses, diapers for olds and potable water. It is worth to mention that the mentioned relief items are… Read More »
The Disaster Management Unit of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Damascus Branch is carrying out food parcels’ distribution process to the affected families in Barzeh area. The distribution process, which has been started on Jan 28th, supports 10500 needy families with food parcels that are donated by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
SARC’s Lattakia branch responded to needy families who were forced out their homes in Ishtabraq and Jiser Al-Shoughour areas to Lattakia city. The volunteers Distributed 321 Mattress, 535 blanket, 321 Mat, 107 jerry cans, 107 Kitchen tools, 107 Canvas and 107 cleaning tools that supported by the High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR. Thy also distributed 135-food box that supported by the World food program WFP, whereas The International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC supported 135 canned foods. On its turn the UNICEF supported more than 146 box include children’s clothes which were also distributed by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers. In the… Read More »
Though of the challenging crisis SARC’s volunteers continues their work with heroes hearts to help vulnerable people. On the anniversary of the May 8th which marked the response to the returning people to their homes in the old city and the World Red Cross Red Crescent Day, as well as the 50th anniversary of the seven fundamental principles (Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary service, Unity, and Universality), SARC’s volunteers continue their work with the ICRC and IFRC within the deteriorating situation in Syria. They challenge all difficulties to deliver humanitarian aid in an impartial and neutral attitude to millions of needy people.
Under the title “Mobile Water Treatment Units’ Installment & Use”, SARC’s water team concluded the new workshop which was launched on May 5th 2015. The three day workshop was organized in cooperation with the UNICEF and brought 20 volunteers together along with five engineers from the Public Institution of the Drinking Water. The workshop was dedicated to provide the participants with the basic information on how to install and use the Mobile Water Treatment units. Ms. Farah Al-Rifaei, the engineer supervising the workshop believes that this workshop is highly important saying that “The Mobile Water Treatment units are mobile water… Read More »