Rural Damascus

Rehabilitation houses in Al Zabadani m


Life is no longer gloomy here in Al Zabadani town as peace back to prevail in the area. “Everything is fine here, and few stones of my house mean a lot to me,” said Abu Khaled, who has a family of 6 members. He decided to return home even when only one room of his house is safe. The father added that he experienced several displacements from one house to another, but he always wants to go back home. his hometown, “Now I’m here in my land and I’ll stay like the roots of oaks” confirmed Abu Khaled. In Al Zabadani, many… Read More »


Repairing the schools in Rural Damascus m


In the beginning of September, residents of Afra and Harira towns near Wadi Barada cleaned schools out of tree leaves and debris to help their children start their new school year. This initiative was organized by the Red Crescent to clean, decorate schools and remove rubble, Abeer (37 years)  didn’t complete her studies, but her three children will continue their education as she hopes. “I reached the fifth grade and could not get high school, so I took part in this initiative to encourage my children,” she said. The psychosocial support team organized also an activity for the children  during this… Read More »


SARC enters Kherbet Al Ward for the first time since a year


Once you arrive in Kherbet Al Ward town you can feel the dry weather, soil and even people’s hands who suffer poverty and lack of basic needs. They are obliged to work day and night to secure the needs of his kids. Abu Ali  lives there with a hope that tomorrow will be better. His smile reflects optimism to his six grandchildren and teach them that strong man can overcome difficulties. You can figure out his strength as he carries his relief aid parcel with solid arms and rough hands. Where #SARC relief team in Rural Damascus headed to this area last week, and… Read More »


Vaccine campaign protects children in Harasta


One drop in their weak body protects them from a disease, as 2734 children and 88 mothers received the vaccine by specialized volunteers of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Harasta during last week. The vaccines included immunization against these diseases: (tuberculosis, Hepatitis, oral paralysis, muscle paralysis, measles), In addition to tetanus vaccine for mothers. The vaccination campaign will reach primary school students in the region soon.


Colorful glasses on Eid


This year, Rouaa (11 years) will see the world around her clearly and enjoy watching TV cartoon animation without experiencing severe headaches and eyes’ pain. “My daughter has been suffering  visual disorder and inability to read the blackboard for 8 months, as the characters look very small” said the mother. But when the mother visited the Red Crescent clinic in Jaramana with her daughter, she felt so happy and expressed her feelings: “The equipment at the center is no less professional than any other clinic, but here there is a lot of love and tenderness”. Where the doctor examined Rouaa… Read More »


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