Efforts of water & sanitation and field intervention teams in Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent carried out maintenance work to the water and sewage network in Masaken Al-Sabeel (Al-Ashrafiya hill), which is a front-line area. Maintenance work, which was fulfilled with approval of all parties on ground, will bring drinking water back to Al-Ashrafiya, Al-Sheikh Maqsoud and parts of Masaken Al-Sabeel and Al-Rahman Mosque.
In the framework of the Bread Project, the Disaster Response Unit in SARC- Damascus branch keeps on delivering fresh bread to the affected people in Yalda, Babbil and Beit Sahm areas. On April 12th 2015, the volunteers started on delivering 12000 bread bags- enough for 62700 person- on daily basis to the mentioned areas. This response comes in cooperation with SARC -HQ and the International Committee of the Red Cross in Damascus and United Nations OCHA . The bread quantities are delivered to the local committees that represents all concerned parties in order to be distributed.
Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and through its different teams continues fighting the outbreaks of lice in several schools in Aleppo. In this regards, SARC – Aleppo hygiene promotion team held awareness activities for children in 1070 buildings area in Al-Hamdaniya. Sessions, which targeted 2033 children and 70 teachers, involved giving information on means of lice contagiousness and how to avoid it, as well as instruction on using lice treatment shampoo. These all were presented to children in interactive ways. The team also distributed detergents to children and teachers at the end of the activity.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent –Aleppo branch succeeded in delivering five trucks loaded with jerry cans (plastic water containers) to eastern parts of Aleppo after coordinating with all parties on ground. Delivered jerry cans were supported by ICRC and will help provide safe water to the affected in those areas. Date: April 21st, 2015
On the occasion of Mother’s Day, SARC – Aleppo counseling center for psycho-social support held an activity titled “Crowning Our Heads”. The activity was carried out for the affected mothers in AlSuleimaniya, AlTelephone AlHawaie and AlJabireya areas. It included a brief on the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization and the Counseling Center services and activities. The activity contained a play show by Al-Rooh Music Band under the title “Sadness Thief”. In addition some magic shows were presented along with cognitive and kinetic competitions. On the end of the activity, all mothers were presented with gifts. The activity, which was held in Saint Johns… Read More »