In the framework of the Bread Project, the Disaster Response Unit in SARC- Damascus branch keeps on delivering fresh bread to the affected people in Yalda, Babbil and Beit Sahm areas. On April 12th 2015, the volunteers started on delivering 12000 bread bags- enough for 62700 person- on daily basis to the mentioned areas. This response comes in cooperation with SARC -HQ and the International Committee of the Red Cross in Damascus and United Nations OCHA . The bread quantities are delivered to the local committees that represents all concerned parties in order to be distributed.
Within the joint coordination and cooperation between the Syrian Arab Red Crescent -Damascus branch and “Damascus Water Corporation” and the partners of the International Movement in the implementation of “Damascus emergency water plan ” , water and sanitation teams observed the execution of thefirst phase of the plan (Al Rabwah area) which is installing of 1 new pump profusely 250 Cubic meters/hour and replaced 2 other pumps. The plan target is to install 5 pumps profusely 12 thousand cubic meters/ day , the estimated number of beneficiaries of the emergency plan is 300 thousand beneficiaries in whole Damascus and part of… Read More »
Damascus Governorate received the first batch of anti rodents and harmful insects materials, the given materials by ICRC are 1 of 3 batches as part of the Governorate needs , DMU water and sanitation team has accompanied to the receipt of materials and accompany them on a mission to carry out spraying in the landfill in the area Bab Sharqi and regions Barzah. Insect and rodent control is the most important priorities to (SARC- ICRC) joint team, where the spread of many infectious diseases and epidemics in densely populated areas because of rodents and insects carrying germs, the joint team… Read More »