Due to the warm weather conditions the past two weeks, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers organized two recreational activities under the title of “New start”; the first activity was conducted at Qarah community center, while the second was held at the town of Jrajeer in Rural Damascus. 230 kids participated, both activities were conducted by the #Child_ Protection _Department of SARC-HSP, funded by UNHCR.Syria and included kinetic games, musical sketches and interactive dances. Finally, flowers were distributed to the children symbolizing a “New start”.
When children made up the largest segment of the people arriving in Al-Hawl Camp, after a tiring journey from East Deir Ezzour, SARC has soon initiated a psychosocial support intervention. The PSS mobile team has provided services that help the children on integration and resilience through raising awareness sessions and purposeful entertaining activities. As soon as the people arrive in the camp, the team provides psychological first aid, then they carry out awareness sessions for children and adults regarding personal hygiene and potential diseases. In addition, they launch daily creative and kinetic activities, like drawing and competitions for hundreds of… Read More »
Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the ICRC, finished his 5-day visit to Syria on Friday, March 22, 2019. Mr. Maurer and the accompanying delegation met Eng. Khaled Hboubati, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) with the attendance of SARC management. During the meeting, Eng. Khaled Hboubati mentioned the vast humanitarian needs in Syria and the importance of the services provided by SARC to the families affected by the crisis, especially that delivered through joint projects by ICRC and SARC. He clarified that SARC volunteers do their best to respond to the most vulnerable people and support them to… Read More »
as a continuation of the responses that the Syrian Arab Red Crescent is doing Across the Syrian governorates, and in support of returning families living along Daraa governorate to meet their emergency needs, on Sunday, 24 March 2019, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered a relief aid convoy consisted of 35 trucks to Daraa alBalad, Daraa almokhayam and tariq alssad. The aid that will be distributed to 6,500 beneficiary families Consisted of the following relief items: (6500 hygiene kits, 250 hygiene kits for Special needs people, 1000 children hygiene kits, 12993 winter clothes set). It is worth to mention that… Read More »
Um Moustafa (65 y), and her family, left everything behind and went through an arduous journey on foot for three days in rainy weather from her village (Sousa in Al-Boukamal) to Al-Hol Camp. The most thing she remembers is the warm welcoming by SARC volunteers, who have provided them with health care, water and hot meals till they got a tent and started receiving humanitarian aid periodically. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in Hasakeh has supported the existing and arriving families with relief aid. Between the period from March 1 to 22, they have distributed 8899 food parcels, 1847… Read More »