Press release – Damascus, July 26th 2018 – The Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams as well as the UN accompanied the humanitarian aid convoy today that is headed to Eastern Ghouta with the facilitations of the Syrian Government and having received the approvals in less than 24 hours. The mentioned 7 truck convoy carried 50 tons of relief non-food items (blankets, kitchen kits, and tents); in addition to medicines and medical supplies donated from the French government to support the Syrian people which SARC has received on July 21st 2018. The aid was distributed to the beneficiaries in Eastern Ghouta… Read More »
First aid training at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent are not limited to the initial training course they got at the beginning of their volunteerism. It extends to engage them in refresher training courses where they exchange their experiences and learned lessons in order to continue providing saving life services properly In this context, 50 first aid volunteers from all SARC branches attended a training course, supervised by 15 trainers, in Banias camp on 17-22/7/2018. The course included practical training, first aid maneuvers and educational sessions on methods of the correct conduct.
In an awareness campaign about Crisis remnants, SARC-PSS teams presented virtual stories and situations clarifying the risks of the explosive remnants but the children reacted with realistic stories they had witnessed during the years of the crisis. 14.171 children from 9 schools in Douma engaged in a campaign titled “Together for a safer life” that aimed to raise their awareness about the explosive remnants of crisis, kinds and shapes of the harmful suspicious items and the right thing to do when spotting such items. At the end of the campaign, awareness magazines, color books and crayons provided by UNICEF were… Read More »
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 »