The six years old girl, Aya, whispered, “I was waiting for this day, because I know you will surprise us” whispered Aya (6 years) to SARC volunteer. The joy reflected in a big smile on Aya’s face is one of the most beautiful things that ever happened to SARC volunteers. At Eid Al-Adha, volunteers of the protection and psychosocial support team held an activity for children with cancer. The activity involved interactive games and concluded with film of children who had overcome cancer. Volunteers regularly visit Aya and her peers at Al-Jama’a Hospital to temper the psychosocial effect of chemotherapy.
SARC – Aleppo first aid committee held the first course on first aid principles in 2017. During the five day course 21 volunteers have learned about basic concepts of first aid. Date: 15 Jan 2017
SARC – Aleppo continues providing health care services in Aleppo through it medical mobile teams and the mobile clinic. In December 2016, SARC – Aleppo mobile medical team provided primary health care services, including check up and medications to 6098 patients. These services are provided in Jibrin, Al-Mahalej and Masaken Hanano areas on a daily basis.
The Counseling Center for Psychosocial Support (SARC-the Danish project) targeted 135 children in Al-Bayadaan in an awareness-raising activity on war remnants, which might be still explosive . The activity involved shows and action games full of warnings about unknown objects and remnants. It provided them with instructions and the right things to do when they come across such remnants. Date: 12 Jan 2017
SARC – Aleppo water team in collaboration with ICRC has installed internal partitions inside a sheltering center (Al-Eman Mosque). The team has equipped a kitchen, a laundry room and assembled 40 rooms that would provide sheltering and privacy for 40 families, who reside currently in the mentioned shelter. Date: 16/01/2017