Rural Damascus

Distributing hygiene kits in Qatana

During the first week of January 2018, SARC- Qatana Sub Branch organized a health awareness session in order to reduce the influence of the disease, where the volunteers talked about hygiene personal care and diseases prevention procedures. They also distributed 125 hygiene kits to the participant families.

mobile clinics reach remote areas in Rural Damascus

A life full of hope could be reflected in a scene of an old man, a baby and a happy mother, who alleviated her daughter’s pain Through long trips, SARC mobile clinics reach remote areas to provide free medical services for the patients (802 cases) in Al-Dumeir area during last December, as they came from (Deir Al-Zour, Qaryatin and Raqqa). The mobile clinics serve all Rural Damascus through periodical visits, and each clinic includes a doctor and a nurse.

New year event for elderly people

The same memories but a new year for 60 elderly people who narrated their stories for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers. In Sehnaya at Dar El Hanan the elderly danced with volunteers to welcome the new year during a ceremony ended with distributing gifts and delicious dessert.

Winter clothes for families in Deir Al Ashayer

Six children under 12 years are living in a house shaken by the strong wind. They seem weak but satisfied enough as their hearts have no fears about the coming days. This is how Um Mazzen’s family looks like. The elder child suffers respiratory infection which keeps him awake at night and the sick father can’t pay for medicines or outgoings. However, Um Mazzen is still optimistic “My kids are my fortune” she said. She told us how they escaped from Al Raqqa and walked for seven days to reach a safe area. Today, the family enjoys peace in Deir Al Ashayer town… Read More »

Eight months campaign for hygiene promotion

Many stories end today with the conclusion of eight months campaign which was launched by SARC volunteers last May in Rural Damascus. Where health promotion team organized an awareness campaign in cooperation with IMC in (Yabroud, Al Nabek, Qara, Sednaya, Al Barda, Al Tall, Al Dumayer) contained sessions about: lice, hepatitis, diarrhea, safe disposal of waste, leishmaniasis and safe water for more than 20 thousand people In addition, they distributed hygiene kits, garbage cans, sterilizers, soaps, baby diapers, lice shampoo, water gallons for more than 20 thousand families, and carried out personal care activities for 18 thousand kids in schools… Read More »

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