Rural Damascus

Children in Douma overwhelmed with warmth


Children don’t care about weather forecasting news or interested in climatic conditions. But they do care about getting new warm clothes in winter. Therefore, SARC has started distributing winter clothes in Douma, Eastern Ghouta, for children aged between 6 – 16 years during the last few weeks. The clothes kit contains winter jacket, pyjamas, pants, hat, socks, boots and underwear for female provided by the ICRC. The distribution process, which covered 3678 children and 1905 women to date, will be continued during the next week.



Agriculture grants are distributed to the farmers in Ghouta As farmers are getting their lands ready for winter planting season, SARC’s livelihood team in Rural Damascus distributed 300 agricultural kits in different areas in Eastern Ghouta (Otaia, Hosh Nasri and Hosh Al-Fara villages) on 12/12/2018. The agricultural kits, provided by ICRC, consisted of agricultural parcel, winter and summer seeds, agricultural tools and drip irrigation network. This grant targeted the most vulnerable and in need people according to assessments carried out by SARC volunteers, who will continue the distribution process on the beginning of 2019 and meet the needs of the… Read More »


Moadmiah Al-Sham regained health care with the opening of SARC Clinic

Eng. Khaled Hboubati, President of SARC, and Ms. Marian Gasser, Head of ICRC Delegation in Syria, opened a new Clinic in Moadmiah Al-Sham in Rural Damascus on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.   The clinic will provide medical services for thousands of people in Moadmiah and areas around through its medical sections (Gynecology, Internal, Pediatric and Dentistry) in addition to providing medicines and medical analysis.   This project began in 2016 in order to give the people a high standard of health care in proportion to the return of people to their homes in the area.   The clinic saw its… Read More »


Moadmiah Al-Sham regained health care with the opening of SARC dispensary

Eng. Khaled Hboubati, President of SARC, and Ms. Marian Gasser, Head of ICRC Delegation in Syria, opened a new dispensary in Moadmiah Al-Sham in Rural Damascus on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. The dispensary will provide medical services for thousands of people in Moadmiah and areas around through specialized clinics (Gynecology, Internal, Pediatric and Dentistry) in addition to providing medicines and medical analysis. This project began in 2016 in order to give the people a high standard of health care in proportion to the return of people to their homes in the area. The clinics saw its first patient on the… Read More »


Livelihood initiatives in Zabadani


In the most tranquil lane in Zabadani you need only to follow the hammer sound to reach Mr. Ahmad Knaish at his small productive and well-organized workshop. On the way to that shop, you will get sight of unforgettable visual scenes, among them the livelihood projects launched to encourage the local townspeople to return home and regain their lives there. As soon as you reach Ahmad’s workshop, you will discover that the 54 years old man is highly professional in repairing domestic ovens. Ahmad, whose difficult circumstances were his pure motivation to return, said: “I have come back home and… Read More »


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