Rural Damascus

Distributing school bags in Jayrud and Harasta areas


On the occasion of returning to schools, SARC volunteers in  Jayrud Sub Branch and Harasta Sub Branch distributed school bags for the students during last September. The number of the school bags which were distributed in jayrud’s schools reached 2356 bags, where the number of school bags which were distributed in Harasta’s schools reached 1500 bas. These school bags are donated by UNICEF, and each contains (9 note books, drawing book, paintings, maths tools, and full stationery). It is worth to mention that Syrian Arab Red Crescent Always seek  to create educational opportunities for children and help them to develop… Read More »


SARC Mobile Clinics Provides their services in Rural Damascus


SARC Rural Damascus Mobile Clinics exert progressive efforts  in health services in order to reach all patients in the remote areas via four mobile clinics that pay daily visits. In September 2016, the mobile clinic visited 30 areas in Rural Damascus (Al Dumayer, Al Kisweh, Hafeer Al Tahta, Karahta, Al Ghezlania, Sednaya, Al Herjale, Ashrafiat Sehnaya, Al Adlia, Tall Maskan and Jdaidet Artoz) and other areas. In this context, the manager of SARC  Medical Center in Rural Damascus assured that the Mobile Clinics services are very important for the patients who suffer in far areas, and he encouraged the medical staff to continue their great job. It’s… Read More »


A report of relief team’s work during august 2016


SARC  Rural Damascus Branch addresses basic living materials and relief services for thousands of arrivals and affected families in Rural Damascus areas every month. In this side the Relief coordinator in SARC Rural Damascus branch mentioned that one and a half million person get benefited from the periodical distribution cycle relief services (each three months). He also clarified the numbers of materials which were distributed by SARC Rural Damascus sub-branches during last August: (111469 food parcels, 49149 blankets, 23284 mattresses, 16196 hygiene parcels and 6203 kitchen parcels) in addition to other items like flour, bread and clothes for 564110 people monthly. Field… Read More »


Electricity generator is Installed Al Tall Collective kitchen


Due to the electricity cut off in Al Tall area it was necessary to support Al Shabab collective kitchen in this area with a generator to continue its work, as the kitchen prepares 500 daily meals for 1300 people in the shelter. SARC Water and Sanitation team in Rural Damascus assessed the situation there and addressed a generator with 11 KVA capacities on 22 August donated by ICRC. It’s worth to mention that SARC Al Tall sub-branch secures the basic materials periodically for the kitchen in cooperation with Inaash Al Fakir society.


Hygiene Promotion campaign in Qatana


Hygiene Promotion team in SARC Qatana Sub Branch organized an awareness campaign about personal care in Al Khayat shelter lasted from 4 to 8 September. The campaign explained how to preventive ways of lice and scabies diseases through many sessions and entertainment activities like Puppet Theater and stories about personal care and washing hands. 455 women and 215 kids had benefited from this campaign which was ended by distributing 1359 soaps for participants.


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