Damascus

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


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 kits were supported by German Red Cross  to reach beneficiaries of 850 new baby borns and 2,500 elderly, in addition to 350 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… Read More »


Humanitarian Relief Aid Reached Yalda, Babila and beit sahm


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.  


Two Training Courses on Disaster Management Principles


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 »


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