Branches News

Supporting Activities in the Eastern Part of Aleppo

Syrian Arab Red Crescent – ‪‎Aleppo branch’s teams keep on exerting efforts to affected people all over Aleppo city. Within this framework, ‪psycho-social support mobile teams, which are supported by ‪‎UNICEF and ‪Danish Refugee Counsel, crossed Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian ‪‎Crossing Point to reach the eastern part of Aleppo city and hold a psycho-social support activity for ‪‎children at Sakhr Hallak School in AlZebdiya. In this Activity, volunteers explained to children the fundamental principles of the ‪‎Red Crescent using simple drawings and then they distributed winter clothes to 168 children. They also distributed winter clothes to 160 children at… Read More »

“Hazards: Definition and Types” Workshop is concluded

“Hazards: Definition and Types” Workshop for PSS Volunteers Counseling Center for Psychosocial Supports (Child Friendly Space) concluded the “Hazards: Definition and Types” workshop. The workshop, which is part of the SARC – UNICEF joint project, was targeted 63 volunteers of the mobile teams. It addressed types of hazards, hazards potential settings of  occurrence, as well as tips and advice on how to respond to each hazard type. Hazards Workshop was presented in an interactive way to help effectively deliver the given information. Two-hour interactive games were included to each group of volunteers.

SARC – Aleppo Winning the Spirit of Humanity Photography Contest

The communication department  in SARC’s- Aleppo branch  won the first place in the “Spirit of Humanity” photography contest at the World Humanitarian Summit. The winning photo was taken by SARC’s volunteer Islam Mardini and was submitted in the contest under the title “Heavenly Space of Humanity”. The following narration clarify the setting of the won photo:  Once upon a rainy day, SARC’s volunteers rushed out on a mission delivering wheelchairs and mobility aids to needy people in eastern Aleppo. Volunteers usually cross rough roads passing the humanitarian crossing point. However, the heavy rain made them even rougher. As volunteers reached front-lines, the rain ceased… Read More »

Fitting Hearing Aids for Children with Hearing Impairment

Samir H., eleven years old, and his sister, Bayan, fifteen years old, suffered from 95% hearing loss that made them almost deaf and unable to interact with their surroundings. Samir and Bayan are examples of the five other similar cases that Syrian Arab Red Crescent –  Aleppo branch with support from International Organization for Migration (IOM) provided and fit hearing aids to them so they can live normal lives.

Red Cross Red Crescent on Evaluation Mission in Quneitra

The Syria Arab Red Crescen Al-Qunetira Branch received a delegation from the   International Committee of the Red Cross on 17th  March 2015. The visit is aimed to evaluate the situation in the area. Therefore, the relief team carried out a comprehensive evaluation for the affected people and their needs. In the same time, the water and sanitation team accompanied the Water Institution engineers on their evaluation visit to Khan Arnabeh and Al-Koum area, where they monitor and estimate the capacity of the water pumps and wells that should cover all residents and displaced people there. The ICRC supports the project… Read More »

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