On Saturday, Oct 13, 2018, SARC’s teams have started their response to the people affected by the heavy rainfall resulted in flash flooding in Al-Jibbeh village in Rural Damascus where it caused damages and forced people out of their homes. The teams supported more than 1000 displaced families with relief aid (1000 food parcels, 285 mattresses and 1500 blankets) provided by ICRC and UNHCR.
“Neuralgia denied me the ability to live a normal life” Oum Baraa a mom of 11 children was one of the beneficiaries that benefited from the in-kind assistance items provided by the GIKA program of # SARC-HSP funded by UNHCR. The program targeted 800 affected families in Eastern Ghouta on 8/10/2018 and carried out a phase one delivery to 33 families in the areas of Kafar Batna, Shaba, Saqba. Each family received an individual delivery according to their needs. (Washing machines, batteries, gas stoves, water tanks, gas cylinders.) The main goal of the General in-kind assistance program is to protect… Read More »
This year, the International Day of Peace has been different for the children of Ghouta through their efforts to participate in the reforestation of the Ghouta area. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent with the #SARC-HSP CP in cooperation with the @UNHCR.Syria organized a recreational activity on the 27/09/2018 in several areas of Eastern Ghouta that aimed to strengthen the teamwork spirit and social responsibility in children.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers distributed relief items to the families in Eastern Ghouta. The items contained mattresses, blankets, food parcels, hygiene kits, lamps, water gallons and fans to more than 3850 families in Htetat Al Turkman and Deir Al Asafir villages. These items were provided by the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and UNICEF.
SARC- Al Nabek sub-branch organized first aid course for 30 volunteers to enhance their ability in emergency responses. The course lasted for three days and involved many subjects regarding first aid such as handling wounds, bleedings, fractures and burns, and proper acting steps. This training prepares the volunteers to provide emergency assistance and alleviate the impact of accidents and crises.