For the third day now, SARC teams in Hasakeh branch continue their response to the people in Al-Areeshah Camp that affected by a flooding few days ago. The relief team distributed aid items directly to the people, while PSS team, formed recently, launched pss-first aid sessions and entertaining activities for the children.
Due to adverse weather conditions resulted in a flooding that hit Al-Areesha Camp in Hassakeh city, SARC- Hassakeh branch responded to the affected people there on Thursday, December 06, 2018. SARC’s response consisted of a humanitarian relief aid convoy (22 trucks) carrying 9710 blankets, 6000 mattresses and 2000 canned-food parcels. The relief aid items are supported by the ICRC. It is worth mentioning that an assessment for the needs was carried out on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Aid items are delivered to the affected people according to a direct distribution process that will continue until Saturday, December 8, 2018.
SARC has established a new aid distribution center in Al-Shaddadi area in Hassakeh in order to alleviate pressure on Al-Kallaseh distribution center and to ease access to relief aid for people in southern Hassakeh. The new center will support people in Al-Shaddadi, Al-Areeshah, Al-Markadeh, as well as people from the mentioned areas but accommodating in Hassakeh city. The center is located to the west of Al-Matar neighborhood and close to Shtou bakery in the commercial souk area.
SARC dispatched a humanitarian aid truck to approximately 650 families; most of them are women and children, in Roge and Nayrouz camps in Al-Malkieh town located to the extreme north-east of Syria, in 1/11/2018. SARC volunteers distributed the delivered aid (640 canned-food parcels, 640 hygiene kits and 160 boxes of baby diapers provided by ICRC) with attendance of a delegation headed by Marianne Gasser, the ICRC’s head of delegation in Syria, and Mr. Ali Mansour, Head of SARC branch in Hassakeh.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers in Hassakeh carried out an emergency response in Al-Meridian neighborhood for the population affected by Al-Khabour River floods, which resulted from the heavy rainfall two days ago and caused material damages and loss in livestock. The relief team conducted the needed assessment and registration, while other teams distributed 130 food parcels provided by the ICRC. SARC’s first aid squads participated also in the response. It is worth mentioning that Al-Meridian neighborhood is vulnerable to flooding because the houses are so close to the river