News From The Branches

Psycho-social support event for mothers in Quneitra


The  Syrian Arab Red Crescent-Quneitra Branch   arranged a special event to honor the  mothers in Khan Arnabeh sheltering centre. The event was launched on 30th March 2015 and attended by  SARC’s Quneitra management and volunteers of Khan Arnabeh kindergarten. The event contained handmade works by mothers in Khan Arnabe shelter, group games, face painting and dancing with  more than 210 child. Syrian Arab Red Crescent Quneitra branch manager highlighted the  importance of these activities and encouraged mothers to produce such handwork to be an income and ease their suffering. The event was concluded with honoring mothers and presented them with gifts .


British Red Cross to Homs with priority of Improving livelihood


In the framework of livelihood improvement project, British Red Cross delegation paid a visit to SARC’s- Homs Branch on March 25th 2015. The delegation was composed of Mr. Azeem Nourani, Food Security & Livelihoods delegate and Dr. Hosam Faysal, the Syrian Crisis Program Manager. The visit was aimed to improve the beneficiaries’ livelihood projects, which have a major role in upgrading benefitted families to be actively working ones with real income. The delegation was welcomed by Dr. Motaz Al Atassi, Chairman of the Board in SARC’s – Homs Branch. Then they made a field briefing tour to some livelihood activities,… Read More »


Relief team still responds in Al Wafedeen camp


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Quneitra branch relief team in Al Boteha sub branch carried out distributing relief materials to the displaced people in Alwafdeen camp and the sheltering centers there (boteha 1, boteha2, mehanya). They provided food and health parcels for more than 2300 families in March . The Relief team in Alboteha sub branch is committed to main principles of Syrian Arab Red Crescent in fulfilling their humanitarian duty.


Sheltering Team Rehabilitated Buildings in AlHamdaniya


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent –Aleppo branch’s sheltering team rehabilitated unfinished buildings in AlHamdaniya area. The carried out works were done using shelter kits and installing family rooms, windows, water circles, doors and fences. The number of beneficiaries reached 50 families including 250 individuals. This project was conducted after assessing the buildings and putting geometric schemes to each building.


“Hygiene Promotion” Campaign is launched in Quneitra


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent Quneitra branch launched “Hygiene Promotion” campaign that aimed to target children and mothers. The campaign is to raise awareness on healthy habits and adopted precautions to avoid infectious diseases. The campaign contains field visits to schools and shelters in: (Khan Arnebah, Alkoom, Jeba, Al Baath City, Al Mshaqaq). The team noticed cases of (Hepatitis, Scabies, Lice) therefore they applied the suitable actions that prevent the spread  of these diseases. On the same time the team delivered an educational session to mothers on these diseases and how to protect their children from it. The teams  also carried out educational and entertaining activities with children… Read More »


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