Rural Damascus

RehabilitatIon of unfinished buildings in Al Tall

Only a few meters sequers were enough to bring Um Zuhair together with her family with warmth and intimacy after they had suffered a lot before. She sits with one of her kids in their new home saying: “the Red Crescent volunteers installed windows and doors for us after we left our home in Ghouta and settled here”. Um Zuhair lives in Al Tall area with dozens of families in unfinished buildings, where SARC shelter team work on equipping 2750 apartments in Rural Damascus areas: Al Zabadani, Al Tall, Maaraba, Al Kisweh, Hafeer Al Tahta, Al Ghezlania, Jaramana and Artoz. It is… Read More »

Um Yahya receives insulin from Medical Center in Jaramana

Um-Yahya (41 years), displaced from Hajira area,  used to receive insulin from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Medical Center in Jaramana monthly.  “I was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 24. I  was a shocked then, but my doctor helped me to fight it through diet and medicine, thank God after that I have had two kids”. 50 patients with diabetes visit the Medical Center which is supported by IFRC in Jaramana every day, This number constitutes half of the beneficiaries from the internal clinics according to the director of the center, while every month 1800 people get antidiabetic… Read More »

Distributing relief aid in Al Dimas area m

During last October SARC volunteers distributed relief aid to more than 500 families from Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor in Al Dimas area with the support of ICRC , WFP and UNHCR . 1000 hygiene kits, 2500 blankets, 500 kitchen kits, 500 water gallons, 500 chargers, 1500 mats, 1000 Plastic linoleum, 1000 winter clothes for men and 1000 for women, in addition to  3500 food parcels were provided.  

Installing Oxfam tank in Al Kiswa

last October, SARC water and sanitation team completed the installation of a (95 m3) Oxfam tank to secure clean water in Al Kiswa area, where 2750 person will get access to pure drinking water. This project was accomplished in cooperation with ICRC and the Water Supply Authority .

Open day for handicapped kids in Jaramana

Handicapped kids have special ambitions that make them different from other kids and motivate SARC community center team in Jaramana to help them cope with the community through entertainment activities. The team organized an activity on 31 October 2017, for younger and physically handicapped kids, that contained collective games and handicrafts. The participants were presented with nice gifts at the end of the activity.

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