29 sons and grandchildren of Muhieddin live in one place in #Zebdin after they left their homes in Htetat Al Garash in Eastern Ghouta. “Although we are one family and feel safe together, but I hope we can return to our homes soon” said Nasser (the eldest son of Muhieddin) to the volunteers of #Syrian_Arab_Red_Crescent, while they were distributing relief items (mattresses, blankets, food and hygiene kits) provided by #ICRC, as well as plastic linoleum and fans from #UNHCR, water gallons and lanterns from #UNICEF). 250 families benefited from these items in Zebdin, and the team will continue distributing aid items to cover all the… Read More »
It was a kind of destiny for Lylas (10 years) to lose her finger and get a tendon cutting in the right hand two years ago. However, she insisted to overcome this handicap and draw her future through engaging two-months treatment in the Syrian Arab Red Crescent physical therapy center. “My left hand did not allow me to present special drawings like the right hand,” she said during her therapy session at the center. In addition to these sessions in Jaramana, the mobile medical team treats some cases at home and distributes crutches, wheelchairs and other medical items that supported by… Read More »
In Eastern Ghouta, Zamalka and Erbin areas received humanitarian aid convoy delivered by SARC on Aug 9, 2018. The convoy consisted of 27 trucks loaded with 7000 food parcels, 7000 flour bags, 7500 blankets, 3500 kitchen kits, 3500 plastic sheets, lamps, medical supplies, raising awareness brochures, peanuts butter, high energy biscuit, sanitary napkin, diapers for babies and adults and jerrycans provided by WFP, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO and UNHCR.
78 volunteers working in the medical field in SARC-Douma sub-branch competing around the clock on providing services to the patients at the emergency unit and the clinics in the sub-branch. The services include first aid, clinics, healthcare, dialysis, laboratory tests and radiology. In July 2018, 27.184 people benefited from the mentioned services, among them 20.382 people got needed medicines, 1256 were in emergency condition and 82 people were transferred to Damascus hospitals for treatment.
An awareness campaign against hepatitis was launched last Saturday in Erbin (Eastern Ghouta), by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Hygiene Promotion team. Where the volunteers organized interactive games and sessions about Hepatitis A symptoms and methods of prevention, in addition to videos about safe water, and how to reduce the spread of this disease. 263 mothers and 120 kids participated in the activities and got Hygiene kits provided by International Medical Corps (IMC).