January 2018

Blankets are turned into winter clothes


The blankets distributed to the people in Al-Tadreeb Al-Jaameh shelter in Dumair , Rural Damascus  were more than warm coverings as Um Hammad managed to turn it into winter clothes using a needle and thread and her talent in sewing. In the shelter, Um Hammad used the blankets provided by SARC to make a dress for a child and a cloak for an old man there in order to feel warm during the harsh cold winter with the least affordable costs. Um Hammad is one example of hundreds of Syrian women who have overcome and coped with life amid difficult… Read More »


mobile clinics reach remote areas in Rural Damascus


A life full of hope could be reflected in a scene of an old man, a baby and a happy mother, who alleviated her daughter’s pain Through long trips, SARC mobile clinics reach remote areas to provide free medical services for the patients (802 cases) in Al-Dumeir area during last December, as they came from (Deir Al-Zour, Qaryatin and Raqqa). The mobile clinics serve all Rural Damascus through periodical visits, and each clinic includes a doctor and a nurse.


SARC rehabilitated a water desalination station in Al-Hassakeh


SARC water and sanitation project in cooperation with ICRC carried out a rehabilitation and maintenance process to Al-Jbeseh water desalination station in Al-Shaddadi city in Al-Hassakeh governorate on 26/12/2017. Due to the witnessed circumstance there, the station was hugely damaged and put out of service. The process covered a replace of all overlays and electro-mechanical apparatuses, a rehabilitation of the drinking water sources and tanks, installing an electricity generating set with a capacity of 400 KVA and providing water treatment items supply for two years. It is worth mentioning that the mentioned station is the only active one in the… Read More »


SARC’s livelihood project expands in Idleb city


 As SARC livelihood team in Idleb branch successfully carried out the home gardens project in cooperation with the International federation of the Red Cross and red crescent, the project will be expanded to cover 600 beneficiaries in 6 affected villages. The team distributed an agriculture parcel for each beneficiary. The parcel contains agriculture tools (rake, axe, watering hose 25 m) and seeds of chickpea, lettuce, spinach, onion, garlic, beans and peas in addition to 5 kg of the superphosphate fertilizer. This project comes to re-energize those beneficiaries under the current difficult circumstances, upgrade them to self-sufficiency level and food security and… Read More »


New year event for elderly people


The same memories but a new year for 60 elderly people who narrated their stories for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers. In Sehnaya at Dar El Hanan the elderly danced with volunteers to welcome the new year during a ceremony ended with distributing gifts and delicious dessert.


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