During the holy month of Ramadan, the number of bread bags distributed by SARC – Aleppo has been raised to 55.500 free bread bags per day through the bread project launched in collaboration with ICRC and WFP. The bread is distributed to the most vulnerable families displaced to Aleppo city and countryside around.
In the framework of the emergency response that started three months ago and still continues up to the moment, SARC – Aleppo assessment and #relief team distributed food and nonfood items to 446 families displaced from Afrin after evaluating the humanitarian conditions of the families in the farms nearby Fafin village. The distributed aids involved (food parcel – mattresses – blankets – mats – hygiene kit – kitchen kit – solar lights – jerry cans – mosquito net – plastic sheets – diapers – elderly diapers). Those aids were supported by ICRC, UNHCR, UNICEF and WFP.
A European Parliament delegation visited Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC – Aleppo) to learn about its activities and projects in addition to checking the humanitarian situation in the city. The delegation was accompanied by a number of senators of the Syrian Parliament and received by SARC – Aleppo’s chairman of the board and the branch manager.
“I will get a red tooth brush” said Mayas (5 years) who accompanied her mother to SARC distribution center to get the hygiene parcel. Where SARC volunteers distributed 1000 food parcels and 400 hygiene kits to the families in Tal Kharouf, Kherbet Al Ward and Efreh in a support from ICRC.
Saving clean water is essential for the families residing in shelters. In that line SARC water and reconstruction team installed 422 water tanks (1 m3 capacity for each tank) in Maaraba area, in addition, to a distribution of 390 water gallons, to secure pure water for arrivals and affected families after assessing their needs. It is worth mentioning that this project was carried out during May in cooperation with Medair.