While responding to people affected by floods in southern rural Qamishli, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers of Hasakeh branch started distributing relief aid to the people affected by the stormy weather in Al-Hawl Camp on April 3id, 2019. They have distributed them with 2.000 blankets, 1.500 mattresses, 500 canned food parcels, 100 plastic sheets and diapers for babies and adults provided by the ICRC. In the same time, the volunteers have installed additional 319 tents to shelter the people whose tents have been damaged. Further humanitarian work is being carried out to distribute more aid items and to build… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams dispatched 5 aid trucks to Tal-Hamis area in Rural Qamishli in Hasakeh on Monday, April 1, 2019. These relief aid, allocated to support the people affected by the floods in the area, consisted of 3000 canned food parcels, 3000 blankets, 1500 mattresses and 500 plastic sheets provided by ICRC. For two days now, SARC volunteers are distributing the aid to the due people and providing health care services in sheltering centers through two ambulances and a mobile clinic.
Zainab, Abdulrahman and Ahmad are keen to apply the personal hygiene tips given to them by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers of Hasakeh branch during a purposeful activity, where 3000 childern (6- 12 y) participated and learned how to wash their hands. The activity included also a distribution of 15.000 soap bars.
When children made up the largest segment of the people arriving in Al-Hawl Camp, after a tiring journey from East Deir Ezzour, SARC has soon initiated a psychosocial support intervention. The PSS mobile team has provided services that help the children on integration and resilience through raising awareness sessions and purposeful entertaining activities. As soon as the people arrive in the camp, the team provides psychological first aid, then they carry out awareness sessions for children and adults regarding personal hygiene and potential diseases. In addition, they launch daily creative and kinetic activities, like drawing and competitions for hundreds of… Read More »
Um Moustafa (65 y), and her family, left everything behind and went through an arduous journey on foot for three days in rainy weather from her village (Sousa in Al-Boukamal) to Al-Hol Camp. The most thing she remembers is the warm welcoming by SARC volunteers, who have provided them with health care, water and hot meals till they got a tent and started receiving humanitarian aid periodically. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in Hasakeh has supported the existing and arriving families with relief aid. Between the period from March 1 to 22, they have distributed 8899 food parcels, 1847… Read More »