During the first half of April 2017 SARC’s Disasters Management Unit – Damascus Branch distributed a total of 3350 Hygiene Kit for Special Needs at the Maysat center in Damascus. The number of beneficiaries was 850 newborns, children and 2,500 elderly, provided by the German Red Cross, in addition to 350 health baskets provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross. The distribution process is carried out according to a follow-up mechanism, to ensure the health status of the beneficiary and the extent of his periodic needs, to alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable people, according to the principles… Read More »
On April 23, 2017, Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered humanitarian relief aid to Al-Yarmouk Camp area in south Damascus. The relief aid consisted of 300 food parcels, 300 hygiene kits provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent Organization (SARC) deeply regrets the injury of two member staff in SARC- Idlib branch, and the heavy damages of ambulances and vehicles due to an intended explosion with a booby-trapped motorcycle at the entrance of the branch on Thursday, April 13, 2017. SARC strongly condemns the explosion as it is not the first bombing attack on SARC- Idlib branch. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent calls on all parties to respect the Red Crescent logo, protect humanitarian volunteers and ensure their safety in order to carry out their humanitarian duties with commitment to the principles of… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent in cooperation with the World Food Program managed to deliver 62,452 tons of humanitarian relief aid to Harabesh neighborhood in Deir Ezzour city on Wednesday, April19, 2017. The relief aid was deliverd via three air drops and contained cooking oil, sugar, rice, lentils, salt, and bulgur to match the needs of 1500 families there. In its turn, SARC will manage all collection, transfer and distribution process in coordination with the Relief sub-committee in Deir Ezzour governorate. It is worth to mention that SARC has renewed the beneficiaries’ relief aid cards during the first quarter of… Read More »
Disaster Management Teams in SARC- Hama branch responded to the families displaced from the northern and north-western countryside of Hama (Maardes, Majdal, Qumhanih, Mhardah, khattab, Al-Sheeha, Al-Sheer and marzaf). SARC Hama had prepared a temporary shelter centers for these families, and organized all needed distributions process of various relief aid items like: food parcels, canned food, blankets, kitchen sets, hygiene kits, mattresses, blankets and solar power lights. Moreover, water and sanitation team had set up some water units in shelter centers in order to provide drinking water. On its turn, First-aid squads treated several humanitarian cases and transferred them from… Read More »