About 1500 student, who live in 24 shelters in Damascus and the Rural Damascus area, will start schools with new bags. Sheltering teams of the Disaster Management Unit in Damascus branch distributed 1042 school bags provided by ICRC and 497 provided by DRC.
First aid squads of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent escorted the charitable marathon which took place in Dummar – Damascus. SARC’s volunteers provided first aid services for 11 participants who had got injuries during the race. It is worth mentioning that the marathon profits would be donated to people with special needs.
The Disaster Management Unit (DMU) of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Damascus branch managed to deliver 5000 bread sack to Qoudssaia area on the 1st of October 2015. The mission was carried out accordance to the mutual program with the International Committee of the Red Cross, and in coordination with the Reconciliation Committees and the Relief Sub-committee. The DMU squads monitored the whole process and ensured that the bread is delivered to the most vulnerable residents and to the displaced people in five sheltering centers there.
Disaster Management Unit continues its various missions of field evaluations and responses in Al-Housainieh area in Rural Damascus. They managed recently to rehabilitate five wells completely and maintained a huge tank to be put in service. These missions were in cooperation with Water Institution and supported by UNICEF.
First Aid squad of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Damascus branch transported a Premature baby with Hyaline Membrane Disease. The squad passed 23 Km within 40 Minutes in order to deliver the baby to the nearest hospital as the the 2 hours new born Premature baby needs to breath regular Pure Oxygen inside a special infant incubator. Damascus branch First Aid squad transported 42 Premature baby during last April and May 2015 .