Within the joint coordination and cooperation between the Syrian Arab Red Crescent -Damascus branch and “Damascus Water Corporation” and the partners of the International Movement in the implementation of “Damascus emergency water plan ” , water and sanitation teams observed the execution of thefirst phase of the plan (Al Rabwah area) which is installing of 1 new pump profusely 250 Cubic meters/hour and replaced 2 other pumps. The plan target is to install 5 pumps profusely 12 thousand cubic meters/ day , the estimated number of beneficiaries of the emergency plan is 300 thousand beneficiaries in whole Damascus and part of… Read More »
Damascus Governorate received the first batch of anti rodents and harmful insects materials, the given materials by ICRC are 1 of 3 batches as part of the Governorate needs , DMU water and sanitation team has accompanied to the receipt of materials and accompany them on a mission to carry out spraying in the landfill in the area Bab Sharqi and regions Barzah. Insect and rodent control is the most important priorities to (SARC- ICRC) joint team, where the spread of many infectious diseases and epidemics in densely populated areas because of rodents and insects carrying germs, the joint team… Read More »
My name is Fadi Mousa, and I’m a first aid team volunteer. I’ve been working as a paramedic in Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Al Quneitra since the beginning of Syrian crises in 2011. I chose this field because helping people especially these days is a priceless thing; even if it’s a huge responsibility. I took a part in many important missions, such as evacuating civilians from Beer Ajam area and transferring cases from Al Quneitra to Damascus hospitals. Once we received an emergency call to transfer a very sick girl from Al- Hamedeia area in Al-Quneitra to Abaza hospital;… Read More »
The psychosocial support Department of Rural Damascus’ SARC keeps the process of qualifying the volunteers in the fields of psychosocial support and psychological first aid. Five courses were done since the beginning of 2014. Recently, two courses were done in Alttal SARC’s sub-branch with the participation of 30 volunteers from the same sub-branch. It’s worthy to report that the trainers of Rural Damascus’ SARC branch are keeping the process of training and qualifying the volunteers from different sub-branches.
Under the framework of joint water project between the SARC and the ICRC, the SARC water team of Deir Ezzor branch in cooperation with Water Establishment conducted an emergency repair for 700mm water line in al-Wasat street in Deir Ezzor governorate. Approximately 200,000 people benefit from this line which supports many areas in Deir Ezzor city. The SARC facilitated and provided logistical support to local water board’s workers in addition; the SARC obtained a ceasefire for two days which in turn secured safe access to the maintenance area which is a clashes area.