February 2019

Hygiene awareness campaign covered schools in Hasakeh


In the middle of Hasakeh city, the schools have witnessed an increase in students number, where SARC’ Water and construction team launched a hygiene awareness campaign. It included different educational activities of hands washing, personal hygiene and lice prevention. During the one month campaign, supported by IMC, SARC volunteers distributed 30.000 soap bars, 3000 anti-lice spray and 6500 anti-lice shampoo. They also provided the schools with 190 hygiene kits that contains brooms, trash cans and shovels.


Youssef will defeat the cancer and be a famous footballer


You just need few moments with Youssef (12 years) to realize that his great hopes and sense of humour give him enough power to conquer the most severe diseases. His nice words and energetic moves draw a smile on everyone’s face during an activity carried out by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent for children with cancer in Daraa. “Despite his pains and suffering, he has never given up. Despair has found no way to his heart or laughter or dreams, which will come true absolutely” said his mother. Youssef is fond of football and does not miss the opportunity to… Read More »


The second response to Rukban Camp:The mission has been accomplished with the coordination and determination of SARC volunteers


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent in cooperation with the UN in Syria successfully dispatched the largest ever humanitarian convoy to more than 40.000 people in Rukban Camp. Despite the bad weather conditions, 146 volunteers from SARC have exerted their best effort for 9 days. SARC teams have met the different humanitarian needs of the people there, and established a well-equipped camp with a collective kitchen to provide services of accommodation and meals for the working participants from SARC and the UN. Under the supervision of SARC teams, the humanitarian aid carried in 133 trucks (118 trucks were loaded with food… Read More »


His father is his superhero


In Rukban, we met Qaed (a name means leader) whose t-shirt carries the emblem of Superman, the most loving character for children. Qaed is considered a superman in the camp and beloved by all. However, for Qaed, the superhero is his father, who has accompanied him during the worst days. Qaed and his family have been staying in Rukban since three years. Today, he wants to go to school to learn, to become a real hero of his tough time and to inspire children of his age as he believes that determination is stronger than hard times


Relief items and collective kitchen in Hasakeh camps


In conjunction with the response in Rukban, SARC’s volunteers in Hasakeh have distributed winter children clothes, provided by UNICEF, to 509 families (1330 children) in Al-Mabroukah, Ein Al-Khadraa and Khan Al-Jabal camps. In addition, they are  establishing a collective kitchen in Al-Hol camp to provide the arriving families with ready to eat meals on daily basis in cooperation with the ICRC. In the same time, the PSS mobile team continues to launch psychological support sessions and entertaining activities for the children.  


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