Relief team in SARC – Al Tall Sub Branch distributed 6000 food parcels & 6000 hygiene parcels presented by ICRC and 6000 plastic sheets from UNHCR to affected families in Al Tall. These parcels were received at 2-4 of February in two convoys and were distributed within 10 days.
700 women had participated in an awareness seminar that organized by the Mobile health teams in SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch in Maaraba on Sunday 28/2/2016. The seminar included the most important subjects that have been risen in society recently like H1N1, Hepatitis, Leishmania, and Drugs. Many specialized doctors and health educated people had given the lectures. The lecturers noticed the interactive of the participants and their need to know a lot of information about these diseases and How to avoid it. In the end, the mobile health teams provided all participants with healthy women bags.
Since our children are hope of life, it’s our duty to take care of them, the volunteers in SARC’s Sednaya Sub-Branch distributed lice shampoo in Monib Daher and Ibrahim Kazma schools on Friday 4/3/2016. The number of beneficiaries reached 350 students, and the volunteers clarified the importance of personal care to be protected from these diseases.
The water and sanitation team in SARC Rural Damascus Branch responded to process a polluted water line in Hosh Arab area and repaired it yesterday 1/3/2016, while the people in this area noticed cases of intestines infection due to the polluted water. It is worth to mention that this water line serve more than 100 people.
Humanitarian work continues in Syrian Arab Red Crescent Rural Damascus Branch to cover all the Red Crescent Sub Branches and Points, including that of Al Kiswah Sub Branch where the volunteers finished the distribution session for February 2016. The distribution included 8132 food parcels, 11698 blankets and 3992 mattresses as well as other necessary materials.