SARC Sahnaya dispensary treated 26 thousand people and provided them with free medicine during the last five years, where 100 patients visit these clinics every day: (internal, gynecology and pediatric). The director of the dispensary clarified that most cases suffer seasonal and chronic diseases, while other cases require specialized centers such as amputation, skin burns and cardiovascular disease. In the internal clinic, Abu-Ursan (83 years) waits for his turn to get medical check up and medicine. He has suffered stress and tension because he lost his home in Yarmouk camp. Where in the anteroom, Um Juma’a sits waiting to receive medicine for… Read More »
SARC-Livelihood team in Idleb branch paid field visits to the villages, where farmers supported with seeds grant project. The visits aim to evaluate the success process through sampling and monitoring tools. In fact, this project is supported by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and actively proved its positive impact on beneficiaries regarding food security and self-sufficiency.
Seeking to create a first-aid post in Shahba City and as a part of its training and rehabilitation plan, the first aid department at SARC-Swaida carried out two courses on the principles of first aid on 15th of last month, with 64 participants from SARC – Swaida branch and sub-branches. The course included various topics, such as proper action steps, handling bleeding, fractures, burns, CPR and AB.
Similar to all Damascus Countryside, the situation in Sehnaya -Rural Damascus- is bad as displaced and affected families live under hard conditions. However, SARC volunteers seek always to help those families with critical support, as they distributed food parcels for more than 40 thousand people during 2017, provided by ICRC and WFP.
A month and a half are not that much long for those who enjoy normal conditions of life, but for people in Rasem AL Zebeeb area (220 families) who suffered lack of water, it seems ages. However, today they will have access to clean water in their homes as SARC installed an Oxfam water tank in the area last week. “Hard work turns into joy” said a volunteer from water and sanitation team at the end of the installing process.