December 2016

SARC teams response to Al taddreep Al Jamee sheltering center


SARC mobile clinic and medical team headed to Al tadreep Al Jamee shelter in Al Dumayer area on 5 /12/2016 in oordre to raise health care situation for arrival families. The medical teams checked the patients and prescribed medicines for 252 patients, while the psychosocial support team organized an activity for the families and distributed 544 bottle of shampoo in collaboration with Health Awareness team.


Syrian Arab Red Crescent Vaccinates 384 children


Disaster Management unit team of Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Damascus Branch did a vaccination campaign for five days starting on Sunday 20/11/2016 till Thursday 24/11/2016 in the eastern area of Al Kadam town, in addition to the Al-Hajar Al-Aswad & Al Yarmouk Camp areas in cooperation with the Ministry of Health. During the campaign, 384 children (5 days- 5 years old) were vaccinated. The accompanied medical team checked 277 cases (women and children) and the provide them with medicines.


SARC celebrates International Volunteer Day


Under the patronage of Mr. Hussein Makhlouf, Minister of Local Administration and Environment and Head of the Relief Higher Committee, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization organized an event on the occasion of the International volunteers’ day on 5/12/2016. The event was attended by Dr. Faysal Al-Mikdad, Deputy of the Minister Affairs, Dr. Nizar Wihby, Mister of Health, representatives of diplomatic delegations in Damascus, International Federation of the Red Cross, United Nation Offices and the active International Non-Government organizations in Syria. In his word Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Organization, confirmed the values of the… Read More »


psychological first aid Course


Psychosocial support department Youth and Training Committee  -SARC – Damascus Branch conducted a training course on psychological first aid and  on Wednesday, 22.11.2016 for three days with participation of twenty-five first aider. The course included several topics which concentrates on  Crises and its affect, the psychological pressure and adapting, Self-care for volunteers and Communication. It included also information and practical exercises and workshops concerning cases of the first aiders’ daily work.


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