October 29, 2017

SARC finished measles vaccination campaign in East Ghouta


Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Douma sub-branch finished a vaccination campaign included school vaccinations (for children between 6- 12 years) and vaccination against measles (for the first and sixth elementary grades) in East Ghouta on 16 – 28/9/2017. 23,339 students in 55 schools were vaccinated in Douma city and Misraba town. The campaign covered 48,000 children all over East Ghouta area.      


SARC aid convoy entered western rural of Al-Raqqa


19 trucks loaded with relief aid reached Dibsi Affnan, Dibsi Al- Faraj areas and the whole western rural of Al-Raqqa on 28/10/2017. The aid, which meets the needs of 1500 families there, consisted of food parcels, hygiene kits, kitchen kits, mattresses, blankets, medicines, medical items and water & sanitation items offered by the International Committee of the Red Cross.  


Voice of hope is louder than war’s sounds


SARC volunteers organized a knitting wool course for women in Saka during the last three months to help them making clothes for their families. 18 ladies from Saka participated in this course, and the psychosocial support team also arranged collective games and songs for 60 kids at Saka and Delba schools. In addition to education courses for youngers in Ghasola school.


30574 families benefited from the fourth distribution cycle in 2017


crutches to support his tired body and parcels of humanitarian assistance can meet part of his needs, and so life goes on for Abu Feisel, who came from Alhassaka governorate and benefited from  SARC- 4th distribution cycle 2017. This cycle included distribution of 16723 food parcels and 13851 non-food materials. 30574 displaced and affected families benefited from the materials in Swaida and its countryside.The relief team at SARC-Swaida Branch continues its mission to provide displaced and affected families with humanitarian assistance supported by ICRC, WFP, UNHCR, and DRK.  


Repairing Ein Minin water network


SARC Rural Damascus volunteers replaced the most damaged parts in Ein Minin water network and repaired it to secure clean water for people there. Within three months of hard working to rehabilitate this network, SARC- water and sanitation team in cooperation with ICRC finished replacing 4 KM water pipes last week .


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