SARC continues its response to meet the needs of more than 54.268 people, who fled Eastern Ghouta through humanitarian passages for makeshift camps in (Ad-Dwair, Adra schools, Hirjeleh, Nashabeih and Maahad Al-Kahraba). SARC provided services consisted of: – Distribution of 15.000 bread bags, ready to eat meals prepared in SARC-collective kitchens (4 kitchens), canned food parcels and nutrition items (peanuts butter and high energy biscuits). – Distribution relief essentials such as mattresses, blankets, hygiene kits, baby diaper, sanitary napkin, solar chargeable lamps, gallons for water, kitchen kits and soaps). – Distributing about …….. water bottles to the people at humanitarian… Read More »
SARC reached towns of Kafr Batna, Saqba and Hamuria in Eastern Ghouta with relief aid convoy (10 trucks) on Monday, March 19, 2018. The trucks are loaded with 2000 food parcels, 3000 bread bags, peanuts butter, high energy biscuits and water bottles provided by ICRC and UNICEF. In addition, two ambulances, mobile clinic and medical team accompanied the convoy to provide primary health care services to the people there.
As numbers of people moving out of Eastern Ghouta and Afrin increased, SARC workload has been multiplied in order to meet basic needs of more than 30.000 people (who left Eastern Ghouta for sheltering centers in Ad-Dwair, Adra, Hirjeleh, AlNashabih and Najha) and 100.000 people (who left Afrin and the rural around for areas of Nubol, Al-Zahra’a, Tall Rifa’at and Kafernaya). 650 volunteers and staff from #SARC-HQ and branches of Damascus, Rural_Damascus, Swaida, Qunaitera, Dara’a along with 150 volunteers and employees from SARC- Aleppo branch work day and night with high readiness in order to meet the needs of the increasing influx of people.
For five days, SARC volunteers have worked day and night on providing services in response to our people who is leaving Eastern Ghouta with increasing number. Our teams will do their best to meet the families’ needs of relief items like food and medicines and others.
Damascus, Mar 15th 2018 As of today, the outflux of civilians from East Ghouta has been increasing on an hourly basis, and people are in dire need for more emergency humanitarian assistance. Women, children and elders are the most affected in this situation. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) calls on all humanitarian partners, including the United Nations, the International Committee for Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) to increase the support to SARC to effectively respond to this humanitarian emergency. Only together can we reach out swiftly to the vulnerable and… Read More »