The Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams have established a collective kitchen in Al-Holl Camp in Hasakeh. The kitchen started producing ready to eat and hot meals for 200 families and 614 persons there on 16/2/2019. On the first day, it produced 613 meals, which increased on the second day to 700 meals for 194 families. On the third day, it managed to produce 424 meals. This kitchen was established and equipped with the support of the ICRC.
In the middle of Hasakeh city, the schools have witnessed an increase in students number, where SARC’ Water and construction team launched a hygiene awareness campaign. It included different educational activities of hands washing, personal hygiene and lice prevention. During the one month campaign, supported by IMC, SARC volunteers distributed 30.000 soap bars, 3000 anti-lice spray and 6500 anti-lice shampoo. They also provided the schools with 190 hygiene kits that contains brooms, trash cans and shovels.
You just need few moments with Youssef (12 years) to realize that his great hopes and sense of humour give him enough power to conquer the most severe diseases. His nice words and energetic moves draw a smile on everyone’s face during an activity carried out by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent for children with cancer in Daraa. “Despite his pains and suffering, he has never given up. Despair has found no way to his heart or laughter or dreams, which will come true absolutely” said his mother. Youssef is fond of football and does not miss the opportunity to… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent in cooperation with the UN in Syria successfully dispatched the largest ever humanitarian convoy to more than 40.000 people in Rukban Camp. Despite the bad weather conditions, 146 volunteers from SARC have exerted their best effort for 9 days. SARC teams have met the different humanitarian needs of the people there, and established a well-equipped camp with a collective kitchen to provide services of accommodation and meals for the working participants from SARC and the UN. Under the supervision of SARC teams, the humanitarian aid carried in 133 trucks (118 trucks were loaded with food… Read More »
In Rukban, we met Qaed (a name means leader) whose t-shirt carries the emblem of Superman, the most loving character for children. Qaed is considered a superman in the camp and beloved by all. However, for Qaed, the superhero is his father, who has accompanied him during the worst days. Qaed and his family have been staying in Rukban since three years. Today, he wants to go to school to learn, to become a real hero of his tough time and to inspire children of his age as he believes that determination is stronger than hard times