Rural Damascus

Trees of hope were planted by the children of Ghouta


This year, the International Day of Peace has been different for the children of Ghouta through their efforts to participate in the reforestation of the Ghouta area. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent with the #SARC-HSP CP in cooperation with the @UNHCR.Syria organized a recreational activity on the 27/09/2018 in several areas of Eastern Ghouta that aimed to strengthen the teamwork spirit and social responsibility in children.


Relief items reached Eastern Ghouta


Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers distributed relief items to the families in Eastern Ghouta. The items contained mattresses, blankets, food parcels, hygiene kits, lamps, water gallons and fans to more than 3850 families in Htetat Al Turkman and Deir Al Asafir villages. These items were provided by the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and UNICEF.  


First aid course in Al Nabek


SARC- Al Nabek sub-branch organized first aid course for 30 volunteers to enhance their ability in emergency responses. The course lasted for three days and involved many subjects regarding first aid such as handling wounds, bleedings, fractures and burns, and proper acting steps. This training prepares the volunteers to provide emergency assistance and alleviate the impact of accidents and crises.  


Distribution relief items for families in Zebdin


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 »


physical therapy center in Jaramana


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 »


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