SARC News

Non-food Relief Items to Yalda, Babbila and Beit Sahem Areas


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent’s teams keep on supporting Syrian and Palestinian families, who were forced out of their homes in Al-Yarmouk Camp, along with the affected families residing in Yalda, Babbila and Beit Sahem areas. SARC’s management Disaster in Damascus Branch succeeded to deliver the first batch of non-relief items (hygiene kits, children clothes and new baby born kits) in order to be distributed to the affected families in the mentioned areas that total to12.500 family. It is worth mentioning that the delivered items are donated by the UN offices in Damascus and that the whole process was supported… Read More »


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent along with the International Committee of the Red Cross Visit Yalda, Babbila and Beit Sahem Areas


With attendance of Ms. Marianne Gasser, Head of ICRC delegation in Syria, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent team paid field visit to Yalda, Babbila and Beit Sahem areas on April 20th 2015. In the same time two trucks loaded with (chronicle medicines, new baby born set, baby medicines, lice shampoo and other medicaments) entered the mentioned areas. During the visit, SARC and ICRC teams checked the humanitarian and health situations in the three mentioned areas. Ms. Gasser met some displaced families, who have been forced out of their homes in Al-Yarmouk Camp recently. It is worth to mention that the International… Read More »


Relief Aid Convoy Made its Way to Yalda, Babbila and Beit Sahem


Due to the increasing displacement movement which has been recently witnessed in Al-Yarmouk Camp’sneighboring areas of Yalda, Babbila, and Beit Sahem, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent –Damascus Branch managed to deliver a relief aid convoy. The relief aid convoy was delivered to the mentioned areas on two shipments. The first shipment was delivered on April 03rd 2015, while the second was delivered on April 8th 2015 and was loaded with 9500 food parcels, that donated by the ICRC, 3000 conserved  food parcels donated by the WFP and SARC. The convoy was accompanied also with two mobile clinics. The relief aid was distributed… Read More »


Water Team Launched two Training Workshops


Within the collaboration framework between the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the International Committee of the Red Cross, two training workshops were launched on 15/03/2015. The first four-day workshop was titled as “Advanced Course on pumps activation” and was attended by 32 engineers, while the second two-day one was titled as “Map Course” and was attended with 20 volunteers. The two courses were highly important since they targeted the building capacity of both the engineers and the volunteers. Mr. Firas Farrs, Water Project Coordinator noted that these courses are part of the annual training program of 2015 that match training… Read More »


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