During the first half of April 2017 SARC’s Disasters Management Unit – Damascus Branch distributed a total of 3350 Hygiene Kit for Special Needs at the Maysat center in Damascus. The number of beneficiaries was 850 newborns, children and 2,500 elderly, provided by the German Red Cross, in addition to 350 health baskets provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross. The distribution process is carried out according to a follow-up mechanism, to ensure the health status of the beneficiary and the extent of his periodic needs, to alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable people, according to the principles… Read More »
SARC’s Ladies (Social Committee) Damascus branch were organized an entertaining day for 150 students On the occasion of distribution of school certificate. The participant students have been given winter clothes and had a lunch meal in the park. The activity aims to bring joy to the hearts of children.
On Saturday 8th of April 2017 SARC’s Disaster Management Unit in Damascus Branch in cooperation with United Nations offices, delivered humanitarian relief aid convoy to Yalda, Babila and beit sahm towns. The relief aid convoy which contains 7000 food parcels, 7000 Hygiene Kits, Nutrition items for Children, Medicine and Medical Supplies will match the needs of 35.000 people in the mentioned towns.
On the occasion of the International Childhood Cancer Day, SARC’s Ladies (Social Committee) Damascus Branch organized an entertaining activity day for 43 children (ages between 18 months to 5 years old) at Children Hospital – Children Cancer Center. SARC’s Ladies presented the children with gifts and toys at the end of the activity.
On March 2017, SARC Damascus Disaster Management Unit finished two training courses on the principles of disaster management within 5 days for each. The courses aimed to develop the skills of the volunteers and improve their abilities on responding and high preparedness in order to help those affected everywhere. The topics included a brief on the principles of the International Movement and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the concept of disaster preparedness, emergency needs assessment, water and sanitation, hygiene promotion, restoring family links, livelihoods and logistics. The two courses were carried out and supervised by trainers from SARC’s… Read More »