SARC- Sednaya sub branch distributed relief items to the families in Rankoos area on February 12 ,2017. The distributed items contained: (180 food parcels, 180 hygiene parcels and 90 clothes kits for kids) supported by ICRC and UNICEF
Hygiene Promotion team in SARC – AL Dumayr sub branch visited Abu Said Shelter on23/02/2017 to organize some hygiene awareness. These sessions targeted 40 women and 35 kids, as the volunteers distributed 75 soap bars and hygiene personal items which are supported by International Medical Corps (IMC).
Since purified drinking water is highly essential for patients with kidney diseases, SARC- Rural Damascus team delivered pure drinking water to the clinics in Al Tall City. On February 21, water team in SARC Rural Damascus Branch delivered 10000 water bottles (1.5 liter), supported by ICRC, to to 1500 beneficiaries.
SARC Livelihood team jointly with ICRC delegation paid a visit to Qara village in Rural Damascus on 19 February. The visit aimed to evaluate the wheat seeds project which was launched in cooperation with SARC Qara sub branch, and an assessment to farmers’ needs. It’s worth to mention that Livelihood project helps 1700 families in Rural Damascus areas.
Hygiene promotion team in SARC’s Rural Damascus branch concluded many awareness campaigns during Dec.2017 that addressed communicable diseases in these areas: (Yabroud, Al Tall, Al Dumayer, Qatana, Jairoud, Jaramana and Dwilaa). The campaigns contained several topics about (lice, scabies and leishmania) and targeted 12033 people, who also were presented with shampoo, soaps and brochures at the end of each campaign. SARC team also distributed winter clothes for 1060 people in Qara, organized awareness sessions for 40 mothers in Jairoud, and carried out an activity for 350 kids and 107 Youngers in Al Dwilaa.