For more than three years, many farmers in the eastern countryside of Aleppo stopped working, but it was a past that will never be back, because of the agricultural grants that were provided by livelihood team in SARC – Aleppo branch, in cooperation with ICRC and IFRC, which was the first step to help landowners planting tens of hectares. #Wheat grant was an essential part of the provided agricultural grants, which included the distribution of 200 KG of seeds, in addition to many fertilizer bags per beneficiary (2000 farmers). Abu Mohammad (64) returned to work in his land despite poor water resources that affected his crop but he did not… Read More »
Raising awareness of 199 children was a priority for CBHFA team in SARC – Aleppo branch during its last activity in Al-Hamdania, which held in cooperation with protection and psychosocial support team and included many awareness games about personal hygiene and handwashing, aimed at encouraging children to follow the healthy behaviors and disease prevention manners.
Today, SARC – Aleppo branch hosted Ms. Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative, in Syria, accompanied by Director of WHO HQ Emergency Operations, Director of WHO Health Emergencies Programme and a delegation from WHO office, where they met with several members of SARC- Aleppo board of directors, management members of the branch and the health representative. Future plans and several joint projects for the health department between SARC and WHO were discussed during the meeting.
With the need to rehabilitate and support the affected neighborhoods, Shelter team of SARC – Aleppo branch headed to Bustan AL-Basha area to assess the affected houses and the needs of the families there. 500 wooden shelter kits will be installed in order to provide the basic protection and privacy with the support of UNHCR.
On a two-day visit, SARC – Aleppo received the UNFPA representative in Syria, Mr. Massimo Diana, who, along with the accompanied delegation from the UNFPA sub-office in Aleppo, met with the Aleppo branch’s management and board of managers. The meeting was followed by joint field visits to Fafin, north Aleppo countryside, and Abu Dhor and Bwaider, south Aleppo countryside, with an aim to address the needs and evaluate the humanitarian situation there.