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.
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 »
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.
Due to unlit roads, the residents of Al-Brekeh in Rural Damascus were going through various dangers such as: being attacked by stray animals which affected their ability to walk at night and caused the increase of car accidents. Therefore, # SARC-HSP community center in Qarah with the help of the residents and the cooperation of the town’s municipality alongside the National Electric Power Company, organized and implemented an initiative through the CLI program funded by @ UNHCR.Syria which provided the appropriate electrical equipment to light the area.
Throughout her college years in Arabic literature faculty, Lama benefited from the student grant program provided by SARC in Swaida. ”the student grant, despite it was simple, it helped me a lot and lessened my university spending burden especially when it comes to transportation fares.” For Lama, this grant was a favor that should be paid back. Thus, not surprisingly, she has volunteered in SARC, with sheer determination and strong desire after her graduation. Today, at the relief department in Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Swaida Branch, Lama sits to her computer, busy while completing different tasks. She returned to… Read More »