Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered relief aid (food and medical items) to hard to reach areas in Deir Ezzour city on Wednesday, February 14, 2016. The items included 2850 food parcel (cans, palm, olive oil, pasta and thyme) supported by ICRC. Moreover, SARC managed to deliver first aid equipment and medicines that supported by IFRC. The items will be distributed in accordance to beneficiaries lists.
Influenza has been lately one of the most spreading diseases due to the tough cold weather and lack of heating tools. In this context, SARC – Aleppo’s health promotion team continues holding the needed awareness sessions to eliminate the disease. Last week, the team targeted eastern Aleppo countryside with these sessions by holding them in Al-Safira’s elementary schools (Al-Safira, Al-Qadisiya and Tariq Bin Ziyad schools). Awareness activities were held for children with an aim to show the correct ways for hand washing as it is an effective way for preventing infection. This was followed by distributing soap bars to the participated… Read More »
Developing children’s effective listening skills is one of the ( SARC – UNICEF) Counseling Center for Psycho-social Support’s goals. Volunteers of PSS teams held activities for children of 13 to 15 years old. Activities established the value of listening and encouraged children to listen to their mates and respect their views.
Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent distributes on daily bases more than 2500 cooked meals to about 2500 families of the most vulnerable through Jibrin relief committee. Jibrin Collective Kitchen is one of eight SARC – Aleppo’s collective kitchens that make cooked meals to the most vulnerable families sheltering in skeleton building and sheltering centers. These kitchens, which are supported by ICRC, cover Aleppo governorate. Up to date, they have distributed more than 142 million meals in Aleppo.
SARC – Aleppo has delivered humanitarian aids to Nobul and Al-Zahraa in northern Aleppo countryside. The aid was delivered to SARC points in the above mentioned areas. This falls within the urgent response that SARC carries out in different areas of northern Aleppo countryside to meet the humanitarian needs there