SARC Meets the needs of 4090 Physically Hindered persons

The relief team of the Disaster Management Unit – Damascus branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent  served 4090 persons (elderly, adults and physically hindered). They distributed  3295 hygiene kits for the elderly and adults and 795 hygiene kits for children provided by German Red Cross (GRC) and Danish Refugees Council (DRC). The distribution process was carried out  under a follow-up mechanism that ensure  the health status of the beneficiary and the extent of the periodic needs in an effort to alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable cases in accordance with the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent

Global Handwashing Day Activities

Health promotion team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in  cooperation with the International Medical Corps launched range of awareness-raising activities 23- 27/10/2016  on the occasion of the Global Handwashing Day. The activities were participated by 69 children and included a series of children’s games that highlight the importance of personal hygiene and handwashing . Peace and snake game was the most prominent one. In also includes  sessions for mothers (55 mothers) in which method of transmission of the disease was explained.

Play Show to Enhance Personal & Public Hygiene in shelters

Health Promotion Team of the disaster management unit  in SARC- Damascus branch in collaboration with the International Medical Corps concluded  a series of theatrical performances in 20 shelter centers within  Damascus province  on 29/10/2016 as it was launched on 04/09/2016. It included several messages about public and personal hygiene notably the identification and prevention of lice, the importance of hands wash and the and the correct way to do that. The presentations were attended by 1467 children who were gifted with 4401 pieces of soap. It is worth to mention that the health promotion team of Syrian Arab Red Crescent (water project) –… Read More »

vaccination Campaign in Barzeh & Al-Qadam areas

The relief team related to the Disaster Management Unit – Damascus branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent launched a  vaccination campaign (Polio – Tetanus – Vaccine routine) in coordination with the Ministry of Health  in Barza area and Al-Kadam during the last week. The campaign targeted children with ages ranges between one day and 5 years and managed to vaccinate 1401 children. Also a  mobile medical clinic accompanied the campaign in order to provide health care and medical services to patients. During the campaign, the clinic checked 357  patients and prescribed  them with proper medicines.  

Distribution of food baskets in Al-Hameh areas and Qudsayya

The relief team related to the Disaster Management Unit – Damascus Branch of Syrian Arab Red Crescent started one week distribution process   on Tuesday 10.18.2016. This process involved distributing relief items (food & hygiene parcels)provided by the IFRC and allocated for affected people in Hameh and Qudsaya area. the baskets are dedicated for 10,000 family.

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