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SARC Responses to Ensure Continuity of a Pediatric Hospital


Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch’s teams (field intervention, health care & water and sanitation) in cooperation with the International Committee of Red Cross succeeded in delivering and installing a new electricity generator, supported by ICRC , to the only pediatric hospital in eastern part of Aleppo city as well as starting maintenance work to its old generator. This mission falls in SARC urgent response to ensure continuity of work in the only pediatric hospital in eastern part of Aleppo after its old generator had broken down making the hospital out of service for the last two days. The number of children benefiting from this hospital’s services, which NICU… Read More »


The relief aid convoys arrives in Almushrifa and Talbissah areas


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Homs Branch managed to deliver a convoy of 16 aid trucks  to Almushriffa and Talbissah areas on Thursday 26.02.2015. The mentioned convoy carried various relief items like food parcels, flour, rice, family hygiene parcels, baby diapers, elderly wheel chairs, sticks, mosquito nets, and medicines which are supported by WFP, UNICEF, IOM, and WHO.   Photo: SARC Homs /  Ahmad Al Khateb ‏


“First Aid Principles” Courses for 150 Volunteers


First Aid Committee in Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent continues on promoting first aid knowledge through frequent training courses. In this context, SARC – Aleppo finished two “First Aid Principles” courses to 50 volunteers. The training was to explain the first aider characteristics, general principles in first aid, right acting steps and how to help causalities with  bleeding, wounds, fractures, burns. It also concentrated on artificial breathing (AB) and Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques. The concluding sessions were to highlight the origin of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent and performing first aid maneuvers. The mentioned two courses came… Read More »


Syrian Arab Red Crescent Offers Aids for the Displaced Families with One Hand and Alleviates Some of their Suffering with the Other


Within the efforts delivered to reduce the tragidic conditions of about 75 families that are living in 57 temporal houses in the East part of Elkswa city,the Red Crescent relief team in Elkswa sub-branch completed the process of assisting the important needs of these families on 8-9/2/2014.The next day, Keswa sub-brache’s teams distributed the relief aids that include:food baskets, hygine kits,blankets ,winter clothes and plastic sheets .These relief aids can alleviate a little of these families’ suffering that they are living with far away from their homes since more than two years. It’s worth mentioning that the relief aids that… Read More »


Children Gaming Sessions Carried out in Aleppo


The Counseling Center for ‪Psycho-social Support at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Aleppo branch concluded ‪‎children gaming sessions that took place at  the sheltering center in the University ‪‎Campus in Aleppo city. The gaming sessions aimed to ease  the pressure experienced by the children and give them a space to express their feelings through various playing games such as “My Name and I”  which boosts children’s self-confidence.  “My Feelings” is another game that helps children to speak up their  feelings and emotions frankly , while “My Dream and I” allows them to narrate their night dreams, write down their daydreams and ambitions. In the same context  “Dealing with Fear” session let… Read More »


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