During January and February in 2017, SARC Assessment Team in Swaida Branch conducted 15 field visits in a constant assessment process for the living conditions of the affected and displaced families in Swaida Governorate. The visits covered 614 families in there.
In order to motivate students to continue their education, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Swaida-Branch held courses for elementary students on mathematics, Arabic and English at Fawzi Mezher and Sulaiman Amr schools in Swaida city and Mamdouh Sriwi School in Ira village. The team also distributed stationery items to 1052 students in cooperation with the Terre Des Hommes Organization.
Qatana dispensary of SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch, which was established 4 years ago, managed to target approximately 27,000 cases with medical services through a professional medical team and high quality equipments. In its turn, the First Aid teams managed to transferre 16,000 cases to Rural Damascus and Damascus hospitals during the mentioned period. It is worth to mention that all SARC’s dispensaries provide the mentioned medical services for free.
During the first half of April 2017, SARC’s Disasters Management Unit – Damascus Branch distributed a total of 3350 hygiene kit for special needs at the Maysat center in Damascus. The kits were supported by German Red Cross to reach beneficiaries of 850 new baby borns and 2,500 elderly, in addition to 350 health baskets provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross. The distribution process was carried out according to a follow-up mechanism in order ensure the health status of the beneficiary and the efficiency of needs matching, which contribute to alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable people according to the… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent Organization (SARC) deeply regrets the injury of two member staff in SARC- Idlib branch, and the heavy damages of ambulances and vehicles due to an intended explosion with a booby-trapped motorcycle at the entrance of the branch on Thursday, April 13, 2017. SARC strongly condemns the explosion as it is not the first bombing attack on SARC- Idlib branch. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent calls on all parties to respect the Red Crescent logo, protect humanitarian volunteers and ensure their safety in order to carry out their humanitarian duties with commitment to the principles of… Read More »