Today, July 23, 2018, SARC humanitarian aid convoy headed to Nawa in Daraa, Syria. The convoy carried 7500 food parcels and 7500 flour bags provided by World Food Programme.
SARC-teams in Aleppo branch have done their best in securing safe crossing for the people displaced from Kfarya and Foua villages and providing them with essential needs in Jibrin Shelter. During the last two days, SARC – Aleppo has distributed food (canned food parcels, bread and water bottles ), nonfood items (mattresses, blankets, mats, hygiene kits, kitchen kits, personal hygiene kits, baby diapers, and diapers for people with disabilities) and mobility aids (crutches, walkers and wheelchairs). Medical and first aid teams were on standby. Ambulances transferred 17 cases to hospitals in Aleppo city. Mobile clinics (internal, gynaecological, pediatric specialities) examined patients at the sheltering centre. Other teams had already started their work before receiving families by rehabilitating wooden rooms,… Read More »
The UNHCR country representative in Syria, Mr. Sajjad Malik and accompanied delegation visited Al-Sakhor Medical Point along with SARC – Aleppo manager. The visit aimed to follow up the rehabilitation process which was supported by UNHCR.
On a two-day-visit, Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC– Aleppo) received Ms. Wendy McCance, the British Red Cross (BRC) country cluster manager of Syria and Lebanon, along with members of Beirut office and SARC HQ. The meeting discussed the positive role of SARC – Aleppo in meeting various humanitarian needs, and the effort excreted by volunteers to reach the most vulnerable. It stressed the Importance of the continuous capacity development of volunteers. The delegation also paid field visits to the relief points in Hanano and Tal Refaat with an aim to have a closer look at the humanitarian needs of the affected people there. The tour was… Read More »
180 people from the local community and displaced families from Al-Kafr, Hobran, and Ateel villages participated in three seminars held by SARC-health promotion team and aimed to raise awareness on water quality, diseases prevention and epidemics caused by its pollution. The team members completed their activities through cleaning Oxfam water tanks, which supply water to Al-Kafr and Hobran villages; since, SARC Swaida Branch mission doesn’t stop at installing water tanks but it proceeds to maintain and clean it in cooperation with the local community in order to enhance the behaviors of keeping the water clean and prevent diseases.