A joint team of Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees delivered shipments of humanitarian aid to eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo city. This was carried out by collaboration of UNHCR delegation in Syria, SARC’s Aleppo branch director and some board members along with the efforts of 42 volunteers passing through Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian Crossing Point and by using primitive means of transportation. Delivered aid included 15 hospital beds, several chronic medicines and pediatric syrups. These supplies, which are supported by UNHCR, will help meet the needs of 5000 to 6000 patients. They also delivered 150 food parcels, supported by WFP,… Read More »
On February 14th, 2015 The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Hama branch teams had an access to the town of Kirnaz in the northern rural areas of Hama for the first time since 2012. The teams provided sufficient food aid for 341 Internal Displaced People and affected families. “People in Kirnaz has suffered lack of the different life-sustaining resources through the crisis. They are in dire need for mattresses, blankets, sheets and food supplies”, said Abu-Mahmood, one of the residents in Kirnaz. For his part Dr. Fadi Ayyash, the president of SARC’s Hama branch, noted that Hama SARC Brach has spared… Read More »
Despite the bad weather, SARC Aleppo health care and field intervention teams accompanied with an ICRC team delivered a collection of health equipment including wheelchairs and crutches to east part of Aleppo city. Yesterday, they also delivered the same kind of equipment to SARC sub-branch in AlSafira and Palestinian Red Crescent Society branch in Aleppo. This equipment will be distributed to the most vulnerable groups and play an important role in providing needed health aids to about 1000 patients.
In every December, especially on the 5th of it, the world celebrates the International Volunteer Day. This day is a symbol of gratitude for volunteers to thank them for their humanitarian efforts and also to increase public awareness of their participation in society. We are a component of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent, which is the biggest voluntary network in the world as it serves in 180 countries worldwide in national societies such as the Red Crescent. As the voluntary service is one of the fundamental principles we are guided by, such as neutrality, impartiality and… Read More »
SARC’s water team installed 45000 liter water tank in Moua’rdes area that located to the north of Hama city. The area has suffered water shortages since October 2014 due to the main water plant disrupt in Al-Hijameh area. It is worth mentioning that the tank will satisfy the water needs of about 15000 beneficiaries. Therewith, the water team continues the installation of another water tank to meet the needs in this areas.