The Syrian Arab Red Crescent keeps on distributing winter clothes in different parts of Aleppo City. In this context, SARC’s Psycho-social support mobile teams crossed Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian Crossing Point to deliver and distribute winter clothes to 475 schools’ students in the old city of Aleppo. It is noteworthy that the distributed items are provided by the Danish Red Cross, whereas the psycho-social support project is supported by the UNICEF and the DRC.
People with special needs are the most fragile segment to be targeted by the psycho-social support team who is supported by the Danish project. Therefore, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo Branch launched “Happier Together” activity in Bassmet Farah center with beneficiaries of 23 people. The activity included games in which the volunteers got acquaintance with the people there. These psycho-social games play a basic role in enhancing the social relations and friendly feelings between the playing parties.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo held a workshop on Leishmaniasis disease (diagnosis and treatment). The four-day workshop, which is supported by he International Committee of the Red Cross, took place in Leishmania Center in al-Furqan area. The workshop was attended by 15 doctors who work in SARC’s dispensaries, SARC’s sub-branches in Aleppo countryside and the Palestinian Red Crescent Society. It involved both theoretical and practical sessions that covered issues of diagnosing the disease, types of Leishmaniasis , aggravation and treatment.
The sheltering team at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Aleppo Branch carried out rehabilitation operations to the under construction buildings, which are inhabited by displaced people, in different areas of Aleppo city. In the same context, they distributed sheltering kits to fifteen families who reside in Maisaloun area , and fifty familis reside in Al-Qala’aji square. On the other hand, the team work hand in hand with the local community individuals on rehabilitating some buildings in New Aleppo area with beneficiaries of seven families.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo managed to secure safe humanitarian crossing for one case through Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian Crossing Point. The patient were transferred to attain the needed medical care and treatment. It is worth mentioning that the patient had an arterial ischemia, acute renal failure , cerebral infarction and sever hepatitis infection.