Branches News

Daraa Al-Balad received 32 food aid trucks

In the context of its humanitarian response in #Daraa governorate, the #SyrianArabRedCrescent dispatched a humanitarian aid convoy, supported by the World Food Program to Daraa Al-Balad area on 16/6/2019. The convoy consisted of 32 trucks loaded with 6,500 Food parcels and 6500 flour bags in order to meet the basic needs of the people there through an immediate distribution process, which is going on currently. It is worth mentioning that SARC has already delivered hygiene kits and winter clothes, supported by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNICEF and Danish Refugee Council , to the same… Read More »


My mother and SARC supported me in dire circumstances

After the seventh day to her delivery, the #SyrianArabRedCrescent was present to assist Um Karim (36 y), who gave birth to triplets.   6 years ago, due to the tough crisis, Um Karim left her home in Sanamayn, Daraa, and moved to her parents’ home in Lattakia. Since then, she has suffered tough circumstances that became tougher after she delivered the triplets.   The burdens and expenses have hugely increased until the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers came to help the family by providing hygiene kits and diaper donated by GRC and NRC.   The grandmother embraced one of the… Read More »


Physiotherapy helped Abdulrahman overcomes his injury

A year ago, when Abdulrahman (14 y) was on his way to buy some groceries shrapnel hit him in the cervical vertebra causing him stiffness in his upper part.   His parents took him to the health care center of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent where he has gone through physiotherapy for five months. The time passed slowly and tough before he could overcome his illness. During that time, he practiced his hobby in reading poetry which was the sole leverage and memorized many beautiful poems. Abdulrahman improved well and today he can move his hands, color drawings and play… Read More »


Loyai has only his strong determination to conquer the difficulties faced in life


It was not how Loyai expected to spend his life, after he became a parent with special needs due to a medical mistake. Loyai who is a husband and a father for seven children, did not let the hard circumstances stand in his way, he trained to become a barber and worked for 25 years in this career, using his wheelchair and wearing a smile while welcoming his satisfied clients, until he was displaced from his village Nabea’ Al-Sakher and lost his barbershop. Later, in an attempt to keep his life balanced, he borrowed a toolkit from a friend but… Read More »


Training workshop on the Management of the Dead (MotD) in Deir Ezzour


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent branch in Deir Ezzour held a training workshop on  Management of the Dead (MotD) on 26-27/3/2019. The workshop targeted 35 volunteers and aimed to educate the first responders on the proper and dignified management of the dead;  and the guidelines to facilitate identification of the deceased and help families to discover the fate of their loved ones. It is worth mentioning that this workshop was conducted in cooperation with the ICRC.


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