The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the UN Offices and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delivered two humanitarian aid convoys to each Madaya & Zabadani in Rural Damascus and Foa & Kiffraya in Rural Idleb. The relief aid consisted of food, flour, medicines, medical materials and nutrients for children. The beneficiaries are estimated to reach 8000 families in Maday & Zabadani and 4000 families in Foa & Kiffraya.
25 SARC’s volunteers with strong background in disaster management, first aid and psychosocial support participated in a workshop on 25-26 October 2016. The workshop was organized in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross to set up unified and common concepts, to enrich the participants’ information about the International Humanitarian Law and the International Movement of the Red Cross Red Crescent and to introduce the different fields’ work of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC).
Health Enhancement team of Water & Sanitation Project in SARC started an awareness campaign in Hassakeh governorate in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and Hassakeh Health Directorate. Under its motto of combating leishmaniasis, the campaign targeted more than 250 villages, communities and neighborhoods with beneficiaries total to 40.000 families that is about 200.000 people. The campaign included awareness session for women on the leishmaniasis disease and ways to avoid it, as well as awareness sessions for children on personal hygiene behaviors. Also the team distributed mosquito nets and educational brochures about the mentioned disease It is… Read More »