The Minister of Social Affairs, Dr. Kinda Al-Shammat visited the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Lattakia Branch on Feb 20th 2015. Dr. Shammat met Mr. Samer Ousta, the Chairman of SARC’s Lattakia branch together with the heads of sub-branches of jableh – alhaffa – alkurdaha and the coordinators team. During the meeting , Dr. Shammat was briefed on the activities and the services that carried out by the the SARC’s Lattakia branch in 2014, and the faced challenges and obstacles. The Minister appreciated the mentioned activities and stressed in the same time on the necessity of improving the humanitarian work in 2015.
Within an activity launched by SARC’s Lttakia branch, 156 children in Hutteen School were asked to draw their own world through a piece of paper, cotton, stars, hearts, and some black pieces. The items suggested symbolic ideas, for instance the cotton refers to the good people and the stars refers to the beloved absent ones, while hearts refers to lovers. However, the plaster refers to bad people and the black pieces refers to the scary ones. SARC’s Lattakia psychologist Alisar Jdeed said “This activity is aimed to help the child to identify those who love and support him and so… Read More »
For the first time since the beginning of the crisis in Syria, the SARC’s teams of Latakia branch were able to reach to some of ALHAFFE villages, about 27km eastern of Latakia city. These villages have witnessed hard conditions during the last three years. Namely: “Tishreen, Maysalon, Rabia, Deauville, Bkas and Sherquaq”. The SARC volunteers of ALHAFFE sub-branch distributed food and relief materials include: mattresses, blankets, kitchen sets, hygiene kits, jerry cans and mats and to 57 families returned recently to their homes in these villages. The SARC distributed these materials with a support from the International Committee of the… Read More »