Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered two humanitarian aid shipments to Douma city in Eastern Ghouta on 21-22/10/2018. The first shipment (3 trucks) carried 1008 blankets and 2500 hygiene kits provided by the ICRC, while the second one (5 trucks) carried 200 mattresses and 500 hygiene kits provided by ICRC; and 1925 food parcels and 50 boxes of nutritional supplements provided by WFP and 500 plastic sheets provided by the UNHCR.
SARC dispatched the second relief aid convoy to 13 areas in Al-Lajaa in the eastern rural of Daraa (Al-Tiraa, Al-Mitaleh, Al-Jisry, Mazraa Al-Abed, Kirata, Msaikeh Al-Gharbieh, Al-Mzairaa, Al-Khawabi, Al-Braiktaa, Al-Madaress, Msaikeh Al-Sharkieh, Al-Blaneh and Kom Al-Rouman) on Thursday, October 18, 2018. A delegation from The Un agencies (WFP, WHO and UNHCR) accompanied the convoy, which carried 2700 food parcels and 2700 flour bags provided by the WFP.
The Humanitarian Support Project of SARC opened a Satellite Center funded by @UNHCR.SYRIA The center offers its services including: Psychosocial Support, Child Protection, Educational Services, General and Medical in-Kind Assistance. The Satellite Center will expand its services to its neighboring communities such as: Ain Al-Thawra, Ain Aisha, Thabia, Al-Mushaqaq, Nabea’ Al-Fawar, Al-Jouwayza, Kom Slouqiyeh, Kom Mihres. Address: Al-Kom Al-Awsat in front of Al-Nasr Mosque. Tel: 0142550581 – 0958058058
For the first time in his life, Hussein (three years old) carries his medicines carefully after he got proper medication from the mobile medical team in Otaya (Eastern_Ghouta). SARC’s volunteers organized awareness sessions about reproductive health, first aid and psychosocial support. They also check up 82 beneficiaries and give them medicines in a support from United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). It is worth mentioning that the Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams organize periodic visits in Rural_Damascus areas, to raise health awareness against communicable diseases
Schools might look similar to each other in Eastern Ghouta, but there is a school (Bashir Abdulhawad) in Hamuria looks more beautiful with ornamented drawings coloured by the students and SARC’s PSS coloring an activity launched to encourage the students to back to school. “I want to be a civil engineer in the future in order to rebuild our house” said Omer, one of the students. He and more 50 students participated in the mentioned activity to have their school revived and a better place to study.