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Relief items and collective kitchen in Hasakeh camps


In conjunction with the response in Rukban, SARC’s volunteers in Hasakeh have distributed winter children clothes, provided by UNICEF, to 509 families (1330 children) in Al-Mabroukah, Ein Al-Khadraa and Khan Al-Jabal camps. In addition, they are  establishing a collective kitchen in Al-Hol camp to provide the arriving families with ready to eat meals on daily basis in cooperation with the ICRC. In the same time, the PSS mobile team continues to launch psychological support sessions and entertaining activities for the children.  


A Community led initiative at Al-Brekeh in Rural Damascus

Due to unlit roads, the residents of Al-Brekeh in Rural Damascus were going through various dangers such as: being attacked by stray animals which affected their ability to walk at night and caused the increase of car accidents. Therefore, # SARC-HSP community center in Qarah with the help of the residents and the cooperation of the town’s municipality alongside the National Electric Power Company, organized and implemented an initiative through the CLI program funded by @ UNHCR.Syria which provided the appropriate electrical equipment to light the area.


Simple student grant supports Lama to achieve a great success

Throughout her college years in Arabic literature faculty, Lama benefited from the student grant program provided by SARC in Swaida. ”the student grant, despite it was simple, it helped me a lot and lessened my university spending burden especially when it comes to transportation fares.” For Lama, this grant was a favor that should be paid back. Thus, not surprisingly, she has volunteered in SARC, with sheer determination and strong desire after her graduation. Today, at the relief department in Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Swaida Branch, Lama sits to her computer, busy while completing different tasks. She returned to… Read More »


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivers humanitarian aid to 7,000 families in Daraa


On 20 January 2019, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent entered a relief aid convoy  to a three new areas in the eastern rural of Daraa. The convoy consisted of 34 trucks carrying 7,000 food parcels and the same number as flour bags. The aid which supported by WFP will be distributed to beneficiary families in the three areas as follows: ( Naseeb 2000 parcels, algeza 3500 parcels, ghasem 1,500 parcels). Thus, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Daraa has provided humanitarian aid to 33,230 families in 14 areas in the framework of the new distribution cycle launched on 28 December… Read More »


Um Raghad is an example of determined and patient women

In Al-Mshairfeh village in Rural Jableh, Um Raghad (32 y), lives with her six daughters -four of them are handicapped. Her husband passed away a few years ago leaving the family under difficult living conditions. The mother patiently looks after the girls and dedicate huge efforts to have them straight-A students at their school. The mother welcomed SARC volunteers with an unexpected warm smile at her small house, with a balcony viewing to the mountain, where she can have some rest. Welcoming SARC’s Hygiene promotion volunteers, she insisted to serve them some hot tea. “For your visit warms my heart,… Read More »


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