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 »
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.
SARC- Disaster management unite in Damascus distributed humanitarian relief aid to approximately 530 displaced families in Damascus city during February 2017. The relief items contained food and non-food items (hygiene kits, kitchen kits, mattresses, blankets, tarpaulins and children winter clothes). It is worth to mention that the previous items were supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent (IFRC), German Red Cross (GRC), the Danish Refugees Council (DRC), UNHCR and the UNICEF.
During January 2017, SARC- Psychosocial support team arranged two entertainment days for children and adults in Al-Dwelaa area. The activities included entertainment and educational items such as: (plays, cartoon characters, individual physical games, group games, and musical parties), also gifts were distributed to 200 adult and 350 children, who participated in the activities. It is worth to mention that these activities were carried out in cooperation with Psychosocial support team – Community Centers of – SARC- Damascus, Rural Damascus and HQ.