May 2018

Access to drinking water in Eastern Ghouta is facilitated by SARC

Within the framework of SARC-Water and Reconstruction team, access to drinking water in Eastern Ghouta have been eased through installing fixed water tanks in #Harasta and Rasem Zainab in April 2018. Currently, the team is installing more water tanks in Arbin, Zamalka, Hazza, Douma, Saqba, Kafer Batna and Ein Tarma towns. It is worth mentioning that the tanks (capacity of 2- 5 cubic meter) are provided by International Committee of the Red Cross.  

Relief aid reached eastern neighborhoods in Deir Ezzour

In response to the increased number of returnees to the Eastern neighborhoods of Deir Ezzour city (Harabesh, Al-Jafra, Al-tahtouh), SARC volunteers distributed relief aid to the due beneficiaries there. The aid consisted of food parcels, hygiene kits, personal hygiene kits, peanuts butter and high energy biscuits provided by IFRC, BRC and UNFPA.

SARC PSS center in Douma is all over again 

Boukra Ahla (Tomorrow is more beautiful) SARC-PSS in Douma city, launched its first activities after a hiatus of five months and received 42 children on May 13, 2018. The activities included entertainments, drawing, handmade and music classes. Noura (11) is so happy that the center reopened and she can enjoy time along with her friends there. “As Tomorrow is more beautiful center is reopened, all days will be beautiful” she said.

Health awareness activities launched to complement water-providing services

SARC’s water and construction teams secured clean water in Ad-Dwair shelter while health awareness promotion teams reached out more than 250 children through didactic and entertainment activities directed at health promotion and lice prevention. They also held awareness sessions on personal hygiene with the participation of 150 teenagers and 300 adults daily. These activities included distribution of 6442 anti-lice shampoo, 3000 anti-lice spray, 5567 hygiene kits, 8523 baby diapers, 13460 sanitary towels, 248 adult diapers, 3871 personal hygiene kits, 1134 buckets, 100 cleaning items and 512 jerrycans.   These items are provided by (International Committee of the Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNFPA, UNICEF, Danish Refugee… Read More »

Another volunteer martyred in line of duty

With great sorrow and regret, SARC mourns the death of volunteer, Fayez Matar Al-Hamad, who while in line of duty, martyred due to a road accident, took place in Beit Yashout, caused him a severe injury on March 31, 2018. It is worth mentioning that Fayez (46) joined SARC- Hama branch in 2010. SARC extends deep condolences to his family, friends and colleagues in Hama branch.

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