Due to the current cold weather Syrian Arab Red Crescent -Aleppo relief and assessment team attested the humanitarian situation of 65 families in Majbal AlZahra’a area. On the following day, the team distributed relief items including: food parcels, mattresses, blankets and isolators to 385 individuals out of them 170 children.
SARC-Aleppo hygiene promotion and psycho-social support mobile teams continue their awareness campaigns all over Aleppo city. Hygiene promotion team’s volunteers held an activity about how to prevent lice in a school in the east part of the city. Volunteers crossed Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian Crossing Point in the bad weather to reach the school. About 475 children benefited from the held activity.
Despite the bad weather as temperatures dropped to the lowest this season, SARC-Aleppo various relief teams continue distributing relief items in different areas throughout Aleppo. SARC-Aleppo team in Nile Street finished the first stage of distributing food and non-food items to the most vulnerable families in the first month of 2015. Distributed aids are food supported by WFP, hygiene products supported by ICRC and SARC, mattresses supported by ICRC, as well as blankets, kitchen kits, insulators and mats supported by UNHCR. The number of families benefiting from SARC Relief Center in Nile Street is 1957 families of about 9000 individuals.… Read More »
Supporting the most vulnerable groups is the main goal that SARC-Aleppo different teams target. In this context, SARC – UNICEF psycho-social support mobile team continues holding psycho-social support activities for children suffering from cancer or renal failure in cooperation with Aleppo University Hospital. As children’s wishes are the purpose and goal of SARC volunteers, an activity under the title of “Wishes Stick” was held in pediatric department. The activity gave 21 children the chance to express their wishes in ways that open doors for a bright future.
On the occasion of the International Day of People with Disability, SARC-Aleppo Counseling Center for Psychosocial Support held an activity for people with special needs who periodically visit the center. The activity included various types of games (kinetic, lyrical, educational and handicraft) as well as distributing gifts. The center also honored Yasser Sabouni, the special needs boy who received gold, silver and bronze medals in swimming in the eighth Special Olympics of Middle East and North Africa. Since 2013, SARC Counseling Center has supported the special needs who suffer from Down’s syndrome, autism, mental retardation or hypoxia. It has also… Read More »