The joy of this family living in Qnawat Village reflects the aim of the home gardens project where the land surrounding their house will become a source of self-sufficiency. The project launched by livelihoods team at SARC-Swaida branch in cooperation with ICRC includes a distribution of agricultural equipment, fertilizer and winter vegetable seeds such as (beans – peas – spinach – parsley – cabbage) for the displaced and affected families in Swaida. The home gardens project is designed to cover 1500 families in 19 villages.
Since Damages to the water and sewage network in Al-Maidan resulted in many environmental and health problems in the area, SARC – Aleppo water team in collaboration with ICRC have responded immediately and started fixing the infrastructure there.
In the framework of joint cooperation among humanitarian partners, the Head of board directors, Dr. Moataz Al -Atassi, and the board members received the ICRC operations coordinator and her delegation on Wednesday the 4th of October, 2017. The two-day visit aimed to have a look at the projects and the joint activities implemented in cooperation between SARC and the ICRC.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent in cooperation with the ICRC and the UN delivered Relief aid convoy to Talbiseh town in rural Homs and Tloul Al-Homer in rural Hama on 1/11/2017. The convoy consisted of 36 trucks loaded with 18.550 food parcels, 18.550 flour bags, 2000 mattresses, 2000 nylon mats, 4000 blankets, 2.500 winter clothes, 1.500 plastic sheets, nutrition items, school supplies, water & sanitation items, medical items, and medicines.
On Monday evening, SARC-Homs ladies committee concluded “Lamat Khair” fair for selling products and handmade items. The fair included portraits, accessories, crochet works, handiworks, knitted clothes in various sizes and many other handiworks which were exhibited in Hakam Hall at SARC main center over three days. The fair reflected the steadfastness of the talented women in overcoming difficulties. It is worth mentioning that the money goes to the families of women involved in this project.