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Soccer Match between Volunteers and the War Wounded


SARC –Aleppo PSS Counseling Center and in cooperation with ICRC set a soccer match between a team of war wounded  and a team of counseling center’s volunteers. It aimed to boost confidence of the war wounded and give them hope that they might be able to have a normal life. The match was held as the war wounded had undergone sessions of physical therapy, which fall within locomotor and psychosocial rehabilitation program for the war wounded and their families.    


Glimmer of hope overcomes pain


“Can you take a photo for me at my house” This how the child  Mouhammad invited us to visit him at his tent where he lives with his family in Hassia area near Homs. SARC- Homs relief teams provide relief and food aids regularly to 55 areas in Homs and its countryside. There are more than 450000 beneficiaries monthly benefited from those aids. Photo : SARC Homs / Laila Tawakkol


Poliomyelitis vaccine campaign in SARC Homs


Based on its keenness  to protect  ‪‎children from serious diseases, the National Vaccination Campaign program against polio for March was carried out perfectly at ‎SARC Homs‬ dispensary in Alghouta area. The total number of the benefited  children is 2150 with 410 out of them under one year age.


A Range of Medications Reach Eastern Aleppo and Northern Aleppo Countryside


Health care and field intervention teams in Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered a new batch of pediatric medications through Bustan al-Qasr – al-Masharqa Humanitarian Crossing Points. Those medications, which are supported by World Health Organization (WHO), will be distributed in active hospitals and dispensaries in eastern part of Aleppo city. In the same context, teams have also succeeded to deliver a range of chronic and psychiatric medications to northern Aleppo countryside. Mentioned medications were also supported by WHO and will help alleviate suffering of needy patients in the area.  


British Red Cross to Homs with priority of Improving livelihood


In the framework of livelihood improvement project, British Red Cross delegation paid a visit to SARC’s- Homs Branch on March 25th 2015. The delegation was composed of Mr. Azeem Nourani, Food Security & Livelihoods delegate and Dr. Hosam Faysal, the Syrian Crisis Program Manager. The visit was aimed to improve the beneficiaries’ livelihood projects, which have a major role in upgrading benefitted families to be actively working ones with real income. The delegation was welcomed by Dr. Motaz Al Atassi, Chairman of the Board in SARC’s – Homs Branch. Then they made a field briefing tour to some livelihood activities,… Read More »


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