July 2017

SARC distributing clothes in west Darya


For the first time, SARC teams visit Al Shwaka area near Darya in Rural Damascus to distribute clothes for the families there. SARC psychosocial support team provided  200 kids and 80 men with clothes and 80 women with clothes and bags. It’s worth to mention that the clothes are provided by UNICEF.


ICRC Delegation’s Visit to SARC-Homs Branch


On 15th of June,  Head of the board of directors, Dr. Motaz Al-Atassi, and the members received Ms. Marianne Ghasser, ICRC Head of Delegation, and her delegation. During the meeting, Ms. Ghasser expressed her appreciation of the efforts exerted by the volunteers and staff of SARC Homs branch . The  meeting aimed to emphasize the importance of cooperation between SARC and ICRC in order to provide essential needs to affected people due to the current crisis  especially those in hard to reach areas.


Physical Therapy in Health-Care Center Gives Hope to Children


100 Physical therapy sessions put Yousef back to his normal life as a child. Now he can move, walk and play with his brothers as other children.Yousef (3 years) along with other 207 cases, who suffer spastic cerebral palsy, are provided with physical therapy in SARC-Homs Branch Healthcare Center by the support of Terre des Hommes Italy (TDHI)


Bread is delivered to several areas


During the first half of 2017, SARC periodically delivered about 1,886,370 free bread bag in many areas in and around Damascus like (Yalda, Babila, Beit Sahem, Al-dwer Sheltering center, Al-Baja’a and Al-Dimas). In addition, bread was delivered on urgent responses to Barzeh, Al-Qaboun, Yarmouk camp, Madaya and Wadi Barada. The total number of beneficiaries reached to 100.000 people. As a side noteworthy SARC monitor the bread production process in order to ensure the high quality. It is worth to mention that the bread project is supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) .


How to Keep Safe during Humanitarian Responses


Under the title “Keep on Safety during Humanitarian Responses” the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) launched an unprecedented workshop with participation of 28 trainees from SARC branches in Dara’a, Qunaitera, Idleb, Hama, Aleppo, Homs and Rural Damascus on 1-2/7/2017. As awareness programs are on the top priorities of SARC, this workshop came to support these programs and to shed light on the risky war remnants which could be faced in hard to reach areas where SARC volunteers may carry out humanitarian responses. It is noteworthy that the attendants are… Read More »


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