Rural Damascus

Colorful glasses on Eid

This year, Rouaa (11 years) will see the world around her clearly and enjoy watching TV cartoon animation without experiencing severe headaches and eyes’ pain. “My daughter has been suffering  visual disorder and inability to read the blackboard for 8 months, as the characters look very small” said the mother. But when the mother visited the Red Crescent clinic in Jaramana with her daughter, she felt so happy and expressed her feelings: “The equipment at the center is no less professional than any other clinic, but here there is a lot of love and tenderness”. Where the doctor examined Rouaa… Read More »

Disaster management course for 34 volunteers

“Volunteers’ vitality couldn’t be slow down, as they demonstrate the importance of humanitarian work again and again”, said SARC rehabilitation and training officer in a concluding word on the final day of the disaster management course, which launched by SARC in Al-Nabek town on 17- 21/08/2017. 34 volunteers from Jairoud sub branch participated in this course, which contained: (Sphere Project, Food and Nutrition, Water and Sanitation, Shelter, Evaluation, Logistics, Hygiene Promotion and Risk Analysis). Notes, these topics were given according to the new curriculum of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

Hygiene promotion workshops in Al Qalamoun

Hygiene promotion team in SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch organized workshops in Al Qalamoun areas in cooperation with IMC, in order to raise awareness of health care and diseases prevention. The workshops targeted 67 people and handled these topics according to each area needs: (safe water in Yabroud, leishmaniasis in Nabek, lice in Sednaya, and safe disposal of garbage in Qara, leishmaniasis in Al Dumayr). These workshops started in 28\5\2017 and concluded at the end of June 2017.

Children in Al-Tall presents SARC with a gift

Their eyes were following the boxes delivered into their school and they started to whisper to each other about the contents! Could it be colored toys? Or it carries some winter clothes and shoes? They quietly sat at their desks and tried to suppress their noisy curiosity waiting for the gift exchange deal. We presented them with gifts of school bags and supplies, and in return they promised us to study hard and succeed. Their joy exceeded all thanking words. Those children, who lives in Al-Tall area, went back home carrying big smile of face and a lot of dreams… Read More »

6259 children were vaccinated in Douma city

Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) – Douma branch managed within three days, 5-7/9/2017, to vaccinate 6259 children in Douma city. The primary vaccination campaign targeted children aged between one day and two years with routine vaccines. It is worth to mention that the 80 volunteers carried out the campaign in five locations around the city.

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