It was a kind of destiny for Lylas (10 years) to lose her finger and get a tendon cutting in the right hand two years ago. However, she insisted to overcome this handicap and draw her future through engaging two-months treatment in the Syrian Arab Red Crescent physical therapy center. “My left hand did not allow me to present special drawings like the right hand,” she said during her therapy session at the center. In addition to these sessions in Jaramana, the mobile medical team treats some cases at home and distributes crutches, wheelchairs and other medical items that supported by… Read More »
In the framework of the plan of building volunteers’ capacities, SARC – Aleppo supported by the British Red Cross concluded a course on principles of disaster response and readiness. Twenty-two volunteers from different operating teams participated in the course. They were educated and trained on several important topics, such as the international standards of disaster management, danger analysis, water and sanitation, food security and health in emergencies in addition to many other related topics.
15,000 people in Fafin village in the northern countryside of Aleppo will have access to safe water after SARC – Aleppo branch Water and Construction team has completed the rehabilitation of a well in the village, in response to the displaced people of Afrin, the works involved processing and installation of all necessary tools of a pump, generator and pipes, in collaboration with ICRC. The well will cater to the needs of several areas (Fafin camp, Tal-Qrah Camp, Afrin Camp, Fafin village, Halisa, Halisa Farms, Al-Aloushya, Al-Ahdas, Maaret Al-Muslamya).
In its response to the emergency needs of the people in Qunaitera city, SARC dispatched two trucks loaded with 3000 food parcels and 3000 flour bags, provided by WFP, to Al-Hamidiah town in Qunaitera city on Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018.