Syrian Arab Red Crescent Rural Damascus Branch in cooperation with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and United Nations offices (UN) delivered 34 humanitarian relief aid trucks to Bloudan in Rural Damascus, in 28 March 2017. The convoy contained food parcels, flour, clothes for children and adult which match the needs of more than 25K Person. These items are donated by (WFP – ICRC – UNICEF – IOM)
SARC Rural Damascus branch held an advanced course in First Aid field in Sehnaya and Ashrafiat Sehnaya on 6-17/3/2017. The course targeted 34 volunteers with with various topics like: correct behavior in emergencies, the best way to deal with respiratory and circulatory system, dealing with Skin burns and injuries, in addition to transforming and teamwork. The course was concluded with practical maneuvers training to reach optimal implementation of all information that had been addressed.
SARC Rural Damascus branch teams delivered a humanitarian aid convoy to Khan Al Sheeh area in cooperation with UN offices on 30 March 2017. The convoy (11 trucks) was loaded with relief items: food parcels, hygiene kits, nutrition items, wheelchairs and medicines that match needs of 8250 ppl in this area. It’s worth to mention that these materials are donated by UNRWA, WFP, UNFPA, IOM and UNICEF.
SARC health center in Al Dumayr area provides health care services for patients and emergency cases. In February 2017, the center managed to treat 4990 patients and transferred 294 critical cases to Damascus and Rural Damascus hospitals.
On 8 March, the Water team of SARC- Rural Damascus branch provided the polyclinics center in Al Tall area with a generator (250 KVA). The polyclinics center receives about 500 patients every day, and the generator is donated by the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC).