Zainab, Abdulrahman and Ahmad are keen to apply the personal hygiene tips given to them by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers of Hasakeh branch during a purposeful activity, where 3000 childern (6- 12 y) participated and learned how to wash their hands. The activity included also a distribution of 15.000 soap bars.
Responding to the large-scale return home people in the southern rural of Idleb city, the assessment teams of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Hama branch visited 33 villages in Sinjar, Tallkram, sera and Hawa towns. The team volunteers met the returnees and saw their living conditions in order to define the basic needs, on which relief items process will be carried out.
Due to the warm weather conditions the past two weeks, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers organized two recreational activities under the title of “New start”; the first activity was conducted at Qarah community center, while the second was held at the town of Jrajeer in Rural Damascus. 230 kids participated, both activities were conducted by the #Child_ Protection _Department of SARC-HSP, funded by UNHCR.Syria and included kinetic games, musical sketches and interactive dances. Finally, flowers were distributed to the children symbolizing a “New start”.
When children made up the largest segment of the people arriving in Al-Hawl Camp, after a tiring journey from East Deir Ezzour, SARC has soon initiated a psychosocial support intervention. The PSS mobile team has provided services that help the children on integration and resilience through raising awareness sessions and purposeful entertaining activities. As soon as the people arrive in the camp, the team provides psychological first aid, then they carry out awareness sessions for children and adults regarding personal hygiene and potential diseases. In addition, they launch daily creative and kinetic activities, like drawing and competitions for hundreds of… Read More »
Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the ICRC, finished his 5-day visit to Syria on Friday, March 22, 2019. Mr. Maurer and the accompanying delegation met Eng. Khaled Hboubati, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) with the attendance of SARC management. During the meeting, Eng. Khaled Hboubati mentioned the vast humanitarian needs in Syria and the importance of the services provided by SARC to the families affected by the crisis, especially that delivered through joint projects by ICRC and SARC. He clarified that SARC volunteers do their best to respond to the most vulnerable people and support them to… Read More »