The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) held a 5-day training course on the explosive mines and war remnant risk education on for 24 coordinators and volunteers from SARC branches (Rural Damascus, Qounaitera, Swaida, Homs, Deir Ezzour, Aleppo and Hasakeh) in Aleppo on 24-28/3/2019. During the course, the participants learned about the different types of risks to the communities affected by war remnants, the whereabouts of the war remnants, warning signs and safety key messages. In addition, they got knowledge of the mechanism for Injuries’ data collection, evaluation of hazardous areas and their humanitarian needs. They also paid two field visits… Read More »
While responding to people affected by floods in southern rural Qamishli, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers of Hasakeh branch started distributing relief aid to the people affected by the stormy weather in Al-Hawl Camp on April 3id, 2019. They have distributed them with 2.000 blankets, 1.500 mattresses, 500 canned food parcels, 100 plastic sheets and diapers for babies and adults provided by the ICRC. In the same time, the volunteers have installed additional 319 tents to shelter the people whose tents have been damaged. Further humanitarian work is being carried out to distribute more aid items and to build… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent held the 17th training course on the management of dead bodies with the participation of 37 volunteers, who have been the first responders in Rural Aleppo and Raqqa. The workshop aimed to ensure an efficient response, where the dead are treated with respect. It is worth mentioning that the workshop was supported by the ICRC.
Nothing can separate Moayad from his brother Mohamad. Together they play, eat, study and go to the medical center of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), in which they know every department, doctor and volunteer. SARC’s emblem has become familiar to Mohamed (7 Y) who feels peace at the children clinic as his mother observed. “Being an autistic child has not been a problem for the medical staff working in the clinic. They have provided him special care and a lot of love,” said Mohamed’s mother. Feeling that level of contentment makes her tell the volunteers every single detail to… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams dispatched 5 aid trucks to Tal-Hamis area in Rural Qamishli in Hasakeh on Monday, April 1, 2019. These relief aid, allocated to support the people affected by the floods in the area, consisted of 3000 canned food parcels, 3000 blankets, 1500 mattresses and 500 plastic sheets provided by ICRC. For two days now, SARC volunteers are distributing the aid to the due people and providing health care services in sheltering centers through two ambulances and a mobile clinic.