Branches News

Educational and entertaining activities for 550 children and adults


During January 2017, SARC- Psychosocial support team arranged two entertainment days for children and adults in Al-Dwelaa area. The activities included entertainment and educational items such as: (plays, cartoon characters, individual physical games, group games, and musical parties), also gifts were distributed to 200 adult and 350 children, who participated in the activities. It is worth to mention that these activities were carried out in cooperation with Psychosocial support team – Community Centers of – SARC- Damascus, Rural Damascus and HQ.


First Aid Team responded to 6280 emergency case in January


  During January 2017, First Aid teams of SARC – Damascus branch responded to approximately 1345 emergency cases that varied between (traffic accidents, emergency transformation inside Damascus, exchange emergency cases with Lebanese Red Cross and exchange emergency cases  among SARC branches). In addition to 4935 emergency cases within the six-response center in Damascus (Mazzeh, Rukn Al Deen, Mazraa, Tijara, Dahyet Qudsaya, and Zahira). First aid teams also responded to six fire calls without injuries. It’s worth to mention that First Aid teams available and ready 24/7 on the following contact: 133 from any landline 0966133133 Mob 0993133133 Mob


Delivering the relief aid convoys to Talbisah


SARC-Homs Branch in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and UN Offices delivered a humanitarian relief aid convoy (31 trucks) to Talbiseh town on 6/02/2017. The humanitarian aid contains food parcels, flour, medicines, diapers, crutches, wheelchair, winter clothes, blankets and water & housing items. It is worth to mention that these items cover the needs of 16800 families for one month.  


SARC Delivers sterilization chlorine gas to Ascinn station


Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Tartous & Lattakia in coordination with the Headquarters responded to sudden stop working chlorine gas sterilization devices in Ascinn station, which lead to stop pumping water. They managed to deliver eight sterilizers with chlorine gas (4 reserve- 4 working) introduced by the International Committee of the Red Cross to the mentioned station.


SARC delivered two Water Sterilization Units and Eight Generators to Al-Hasakeh


SARC Water & Sanitation team in cooperation with ICRC and in coordination with Water Establishment in Al-Hasakeh delivered 2 water sterilization units and 8 Generators to Water Establishment in Al-Hasakeh governorate on 04/01/2017. The units are to sterilize Al-Himmeh and Assfan water stations in order to provide more than 600.000 beneficiaries with safe water, while the generators will provide basic water and sanitations services to more than 140.000 beneficiaries in Al-Nirouz Camp, The National Hospital, Al-Qahtanieh, Ra’as Al-Ein, Makhroum and the technical services department in Al-Qamishly area.


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