News From The Branches

Installing 91 Tanks in Aleppo


Aleppo branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent continues responding to Aleppo’s water crisis. SARC – Aleppo water and sanitation team and in cooperation with ICRC has delivered and installed 91 tanks during the last week. Tanks, which varied from plastic to bladder and metal, were installed in 59 different points throughout Aleppo city.    


An Emergency response to water pollution in Quneitra


Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Quneitra branch responded to many pathological cases resulted from water pollution in Khan Arnabe districts through July 2015. Mobile health clinic was keen to visit these areas. They checked all families and children who showed symptoms of inflammatory and provided more than 83 person with needed medicine. Water and Sanitation team arranged an awareness campaign about the needs to preserve clean water sources and follow up periodically sterilized. The team distributed about 1200 chlorine pills sterile (Aqua tabs). SARC’s Volunteers briefed people on basics about using chlorine pills where the campaign reached 200 family.    


SARC Akramah Point Assessed Needs on Eid Al-Fitr


On the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, SARC-Homs Akrama point team along with the management distributed food parcels to the affected families and toys to the children who live in wretched tinny  houses in Al-Phosphate area and in the countryside of Ashira and Karam El-Looz. The team also made assessment to their needs.


SARC team Celebrate with children in Eid al-Fitr


On the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, the psycho-social support team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Lattakia branch organized a mission of various entertainment activities for children. The mission targeted more than 420 children on three days and in many schools in the governorate. The team played with the children and presented them with gifts at the end of each day. It is worth mentioning that the targeted children ages range between one year old to sixteen year old.


Delivering Electricity Generator to Abaza Hospital in Quneitra


Syrian Arab Red Crescent Quneitra branch delivered an electricity  generator of 500 K.V.A capacity to Abaza hospital , The generator is provided by the International Committee of Red Cross. Dr. Joumaa Hasan, president of SARC’s Quneitra branch appreciated the joint cooperation with Abaza’s staff to support their medical work, where it’s consider as the only active hospital in the governorate.


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