Damascus

Bread is delivered to several areas


During the first half of 2017, SARC periodically delivered about 1,886,370 free bread bag in many areas in and around Damascus like (Yalda, Babila, Beit Sahem, Al-dwer Sheltering center, Al-Baja’a and Al-Dimas). In addition, bread was delivered on urgent responses to Barzeh, Al-Qaboun, Yarmouk camp, Madaya and Wadi Barada. The total number of beneficiaries reached to 100.000 people. As a side noteworthy SARC monitor the bread production process in order to ensure the high quality. It is worth to mention that the bread project is supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) .


Humanitarian Relief Aid is distributed to recently displaced People in Damascus

348 displaced families benefited from humanitarian relief aid distributed by the SARC – Damascus branch during May 2017 at Maysat center. The relief items contained (food parcels, canned food, Hygiene Kits, kitchen sets, mattresses, blankets, Sleeping Mats, Jerry Cans, Plastic Sheets, Buckets, Clothes for Children and Baby Diapers). It is worth to mention that the previous items were supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), German Red Cross (GRC), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)


Distribution of Hygiene Kit for People with Special Needs in SARC-Maysat center in Damascus


 2071 hygiene kit for people with special needs distributed in May 2017 by SARC’s Disasters Management Unit – Damascus Branch at the Maysat center. The kits are supported by German Red Cross to reach beneficiaries of 560 new baby born and 1511 elderly, in addition to 354 health baskets provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross. The distribution process was carried out according to a follow-up mechanism in order ensure the health status of the beneficiary and the efficiency of needs matching, which contribute to alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable people according to the principles of… Read More »


Relief materials are distributed to Foaa and Kafriya people in Sayeda Zeinab area


2191 persons benefited from the humanitarian relief items distributed by SARC in the Sayeda Zeinab area and targeted Foaa and Kafriya people residing there. The distributed materials included (Mattresses _ Blankets _ Mats _ Jerrycans _ Plastic Sheets _ chargeable Light _ Canned Goods _ Kitchen Sets _ Hygiene Kits and Baby Diaper). This distribution process began on 22 April 2017 and will continue to match the needs of all people there.


Children Vaccination Campaign Launched in Al-Qadam Area


SARC’s Disaster Management Team- Damascus Branch participated in the vaccination campaign that was launched on 25-27/04/2017 in Al-Qadam area and targeted 274 children from the mentioned area as well as a number of children coming from other regions. The campaign which was carried out in cooperation with Damascus Health Directorate is aimed to support the children age group (day one to 5 years old) with polio and other supportive vacancies in addition to the oral vitamins. It is worth to mention that SARC- DMU works 7/24 to alleviate the sufferings of affected people according to the principles of the International Red… Read More »


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