Branches News

SARC’s Hama branch response in al-Mabouja


Due to the Excessive displacement movement from from al-Mabouja village to Salamiyeh city, SARC’s, Hama branch responded urgently. SARC’s teams were the first to help Al-MAbouja IDPs,  and provided them with the first aid and relief services. Um Hasan, a displaced person and a mother to four children, described their misery situation “we escaped with nothing  but our wretched clothes. We are in dire need for mattresses, blankets, and food.” Said Um Hasan. Mr. Abdulkarim al-Shiehawi, head surrogate of SARC’s sub-branch, said that the sub-branch have already provided various relief items, including mattresses, blankets, food parcels, and kitchen kits to 185 IDP families. “we have… Read More »


Event on the World Water Day


In coincidence with the World Water Day “March 22nd”,  Hygiene promotion team launched a workshop on hepatitis disease since many cases has been spotted recently.  The workshop was attended by 103 woman, who were brought together from three different sheltering centers in the city. The workshop aimed raise awareness about hepatitis disease. It revealed theoretical information about the liver, its function, the hepatitis (the infection, disease, protection, treatment) and important instructions of using the collective WC in the sheltering centers. In addition, it contained  practical experiment of purifying water in houses (infiltration, deposition, sanitation) and sterilizing it by chloral tables. It is worth mentioning that hygiene… Read More »


Training Courses for SARC – Aleppo Volunteers

the Syrian Arab Red Crescent-Aleppo branch  and via a qualified staff   started  training courses in various fields. Courses will go on for three months and will provide volunteers with information about many basic subjects such as principles of first aid, advanced first aid, disaster management, psycho-social support principles, international humanitarian low (IHL), community based health and first aid (CBHFA) and hygiene promotion. About 300 volunteers who have recently joined SARC – Aleppo branch will benefit from those courses and workshops since those training aim to promote competence and increase readiness of volunteers in different SARC teams.    


Escorting Humanitarian Cases through Front-lines


Field intervention team at SARC’s Aleppo branch provided safe front-line crossing for humanitarian cases through Bustan Al-Qasr – Al-Masharqa Humanitarian Crossing Points. The team weekly escorts 60 humanitarian cases, 30 of which cross to receive the proper medical care, while the other 30 cross back after receiving the needed medical treatment. Date: April 10th, 2015


Operational Update – Hama Branch January 2015


SARC’s-Hama branch launched various  activities  throughout January 2015. However, the most prominent services were the distribution of 56693 food parcels to displaced and affected families, and the installation of two 45000-litere Oxfam tanks in Maardes. Relief The Registration team registered full data for 340 affected and displaced people, while the assessment team continued evaluating the needs of the sheltering centers and houses of the affected and displaced families. They evaluation covered 300 families. The distribution team delivered 49713 food parcels with beneficiaries of 243692 people, 6980 parcels of food-conserved cans that benefited 39907 and 1553 flour bag that benefited 6285 people. Regarding… Read More »


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