SARC’s Disaster Management Team- Damascus Branch participated in the vaccination campaign that was launched on 13-16/03/2017 in Al-Qadam area and targeted 901 children from the mentioned area as well as to Al-Yarmouk Camp and Al-Hajar Al-Asswad. The campaign which was carried out in cooperation with Damascus Health Directorate and the Palestinian Red Crescent Society- Syria, is aimed to support the children age group (day one to 5 years old) with polio and other supportive vacancies in addition to the oral vitamins. It is worth to mention that SARC- DMU works 7/24 to alleviate the sufferings of affected people according to… Read More »
In cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Relief sub-committee, Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered a humanitarian relief aid convoy to Sanamain, Deir Bukht, Jbab and Mothbeen villages in Rural Dara’a on March 15, 2017. The convoy was loaded with 8000 food parcels, 6000 hygiene parcels, 3000 canned food parcels, mats, moquette, diapers for baby and old and school bags. These relief aid is estimated to reach more than 50.000 beneficiaries in the mentioned areas.
On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, two humanitarian relief aid convoys reached Madaya and Zabadani in Rural Damascus & Foaa and Kafriya in Rural Idleb. The relief aid, which contains food parcels, nutrients, medical items and flour, will cover the needs of 60.000 people in the four mentioned towns. On the same time, SARC teams had their humanitarian role as they transferred 13 humanitarian cases from the mentioned areas. It is worth to mention that this response, which took 2 days, was carried out in cooperation with UN Offices and the International Committee of the Red Cross, and was coordinated by… Read More »
SARC Lattakia branch carried out a training course on Disaster Management Principles for 30 volunteers. The course contained many subjects in Disaster Management (International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, disaster concept, gender and diversity, the sensitive environment of conflict, water and sanitation, sheltering, logistic…)
Since purified drinking water is highly essential for patients with kidney diseases, SARC- Rural Damascus team delivered pure drinking water to the clinics in Al Tall City. On February 21, water team in SARC Rural Damascus Branch delivered 10000 water bottles (1.5 liter), supported by ICRC, to to 1500 beneficiaries.