A year ago, when Abdulrahman (14 y) was on his way to buy some groceries shrapnel hit him in the cervical vertebra causing him stiffness in his upper part. His parents took him to the health care center of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent where he has gone through physiotherapy for five months. The time passed slowly and tough before he could overcome his illness. During that time, he practiced his hobby in reading poetry which was the sole leverage and memorized many beautiful poems. Abdulrahman improved well and today he can move his hands, color drawings and play… Read More »
It was not how Loyai expected to spend his life, after he became a parent with special needs due to a medical mistake. Loyai who is a husband and a father for seven children, did not let the hard circumstances stand in his way, he trained to become a barber and worked for 25 years in this career, using his wheelchair and wearing a smile while welcoming his satisfied clients, until he was displaced from his village Nabea’ Al-Sakher and lost his barbershop. Later, in an attempt to keep his life balanced, he borrowed a toolkit from a friend but… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent branch in Deir Ezzour held a training workshop on Management of the Dead (MotD) on 26-27/3/2019. The workshop targeted 35 volunteers and aimed to educate the first responders on the proper and dignified management of the dead; and the guidelines to facilitate identification of the deceased and help families to discover the fate of their loved ones. It is worth mentioning that this workshop was conducted in cooperation with the ICRC.
Within the humanitarian response carried out by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent-Hasakeh Branch- to the people affected by floods in Tal Hamis and Al-Jazaa town, SARC volunteers distributed 3500 canned food parcels and 6000 blankets, in more than 30 villages, provided by the ICRC and IFRC.
Supporting the hygiene project carried out jointly by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Hasakeh branch and Hasakeh city council, SARC provided technical equipment and tools needed to improve the professional standards of the work and the performance of the hygiene laborers. It is worth mentioning that these equipment and tools are provided by the ICRC.