January 2018

President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent visited the patients evacuated from Eastern Ghouta.


The evacuation mission of 86 people from Eastern Ghouta hasn’t been concluded on the evacuation date (29/12/2017) and still has a sequel to the humanitarian work that represented with a visit by SARC president, Eng. Khaled Hboubati, and accompanied delegation to the patients, who were transferred to Damascus hospitals (Ibn Alnafees, Al-Moujtahed and Al-Atfal). The president made sure that all the patients are provided with the needed health care and served with the proper medical attention. He talked to them, confirmed that SARC will do its best to ease their sufferings and wished them soon recovery. In their turn, some… Read More »


Eight months campaign for hygiene promotion


Many stories end today with the conclusion of eight months campaign which was launched by SARC volunteers last May in Rural Damascus. Where health promotion team organized an awareness campaign in cooperation with IMC in (Yabroud, Al Nabek, Qara, Sednaya, Al Barda, Al Tall, Al Dumayer) contained sessions about: lice, hepatitis, diarrhea, safe disposal of waste, leishmaniasis and safe water for more than 20 thousand people In addition, they distributed hygiene kits, garbage cans, sterilizers, soaps, baby diapers, lice shampoo, water gallons for more than 20 thousand families, and carried out personal care activities for 18 thousand kids in schools… Read More »


hygiene promotion campaigns in Rural Damascus


SARC hygiene promotion team in Rural Damascus organized a campaign in October 2017. The campaign was launched in (Al Hijana, Al Barka and Tishreen Station) areas, and aimed to shed light to various topics related to hygiene habits like washing hands, lice avoidance and treatment and hygiene personal care. It is planned to target mothers and children and to support them with the anti-lice shampoo provided by Adra organization. It is worth mentioning that up till now the campaign has reached 4215.


Health care for hundreds in Rural Damascus


Abu Ibrahim (70 years) and his neighbor Um Ghassan (68 years) are heading to the mobile clinic that visits their town every week. They both suffer hypertension.  Um Ghassan says: “It is normal to have hypertension after I lost three beloveds of my family” The Mobile Clinic provided them and 55 others with medicines in Al Ghezlania town on 28 November 2017, where four #SARC Mobile clinics visit 20 areas in Rural Damascus to secure health care and medical services supported by IFRC. 3478 cases received the necessary treatment during November. The cases varied between chronic diseases, hypertension, diabetes, asthma and respiratory infections.


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