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SARC is still responding to the people’s needs in Al-hole Camp


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams in Hasakeh city are responding to the people, mostly women and children, arrived recently in Al-hole Camp. The teams established 25 public bathrooms inside the camp and delivered a generator (45 kVA), supported by the ICRC to the desalination station. In addition, during the period from 27 February to 2 March, the have distributed 14700 hot meals, water bottles, 2000 blankets, 3000 canned food parcels, 2000 hygiene kits, 2500 childern clothes kits provided by IFRC, ICRC, UNICEF and WFP.


The collective kitchen is activated in Al-Holl Camp


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams have established a collective kitchen in Al-Holl Camp in Hasakeh. The kitchen started producing ready to eat and hot meals for 200 families and 614 persons there on 16/2/2019. On the first day, it produced 613 meals, which increased on the second day to 700 meals for 194 families. On the third day, it managed to produce 424 meals. This kitchen was established and equipped with the support of the ICRC.


Hygiene awareness campaign covered schools in Hasakeh


In the middle of Hasakeh city, the schools have witnessed an increase in students number, where SARC’ Water and construction team launched a hygiene awareness campaign. It included different educational activities of hands washing, personal hygiene and lice prevention. During the one month campaign, supported by IMC, SARC volunteers distributed 30.000 soap bars, 3000 anti-lice spray and 6500 anti-lice shampoo. They also provided the schools with 190 hygiene kits that contains brooms, trash cans and shovels.


The second response to Rukban Camp:The mission has been accomplished with the coordination and determination of SARC volunteers


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent in cooperation with the UN in Syria successfully dispatched the largest ever humanitarian convoy to more than 40.000 people in Rukban Camp. Despite the bad weather conditions, 146 volunteers from SARC have exerted their best effort for 9 days. SARC teams have met the different humanitarian needs of the people there, and established a well-equipped camp with a collective kitchen to provide services of accommodation and meals for the working participants from SARC and the UN. Under the supervision of SARC teams, the humanitarian aid carried in 133 trucks (118 trucks were loaded with food… Read More »


Relief items and collective kitchen in Hasakeh camps


In conjunction with the response in Rukban, SARC’s volunteers in Hasakeh have distributed winter children clothes, provided by UNICEF, to 509 families (1330 children) in Al-Mabroukah, Ein Al-Khadraa and Khan Al-Jabal camps. In addition, they are  establishing a collective kitchen in Al-Hol camp to provide the arriving families with ready to eat meals on daily basis in cooperation with the ICRC. In the same time, the PSS mobile team continues to launch psychological support sessions and entertaining activities for the children.  


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