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Conclusion of SARC-Homs Juniors Summer Club


Juniors in SARC Homs branch acquired new skills after attending educational and recreational activities during summer club. The activities were concluded on Saturday 9th of September. The volunteers suggested some new activities for winter and expressed their opinions on Summer Club activities which included basics of first aid, introduction to photography, chess, and visits to the elderly house. These activities were concluded in a ceremony attended by Dr Motaz Al Atassi, head of SARC Homs board.


Repairing the schools in Rural Damascus m


In the beginning of September, residents of Afra and Harira towns near Wadi Barada cleaned schools out of tree leaves and debris to help their children start their new school year. This initiative was organized by the Red Crescent to clean, decorate schools and remove rubble, Abeer (37 years)  didn’t complete her studies, but her three children will continue their education as she hopes. “I reached the fifth grade and could not get high school, so I took part in this initiative to encourage my children,” she said. The psychosocial support team organized also an activity for the children  during this… Read More »


SARC enters Kherbet Al Ward for the first time since a year


Once you arrive in Kherbet Al Ward town you can feel the dry weather, soil and even people’s hands who suffer poverty and lack of basic needs. They are obliged to work day and night to secure the needs of his kids. Abu Ali  lives there with a hope that tomorrow will be better. His smile reflects optimism to his six grandchildren and teach them that strong man can overcome difficulties. You can figure out his strength as he carries his relief aid parcel with solid arms and rough hands. Where #SARC relief team in Rural Damascus headed to this area last week, and… Read More »


Vaccine campaign protects children in Harasta


One drop in their weak body protects them from a disease, as 2734 children and 88 mothers received the vaccine by specialized volunteers of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Harasta during last week. The vaccines included immunization against these diseases: (tuberculosis, Hepatitis, oral paralysis, muscle paralysis, measles), In addition to tetanus vaccine for mothers. The vaccination campaign will reach primary school students in the region soon.


SARC- Homs PSS Team Activities During Eid Al-Adha


On the third day of Eid Al-Adha, SARC- Homs psycho-social support team held many activities for 845 children in “Om Alkasab- Almohagreen- Gablaya- Ajabriah- Al-Zahraa and EinAltina”. It is worth mentioning that these activities were held jointly between SARC and DRC.


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