Damascus

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.


Humanitarian aid to Moadamieh erea


30 trucks of humanitarian aid were entered to the Moadamieh area on 10/23/2016 by Disaster Management Unit – Damascus branch of Syrian Arab Red Crescent in a cooperation with the United Nations offices in Damascus. The trucks were loaded with food parcels, flour, hygiene kits, Winter clothing, Self-education set and medical materials. It is worth to mention that these mterials are dedicated to 7000 family.


Psycho-social support team activities in Dweir shelter


A team of psycho-social support of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Damascus Branch launches weekly sessions and activities for the women residing in Dweir shelter as they  covers 120 beneficiaries with 35 session and activity. The session includes (Listen to the problems experienced by women during the current crisis), (Stress and coping mechanisms and handling), (Anger and its effects and ways to control it), (Some of the children problems and how to handle them, such as Introversion scales, hung up, fear and bedwetting), Also included sessions manual activities for the development and empowerment of women’s skills. Psychologist’s specialists are accompanying the team to… Read More »


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