The destitution team at SARC-Swaida Branch managed to reach 5612 affected and displaced families during the fourth distribution cycle this year which took place last month. SARC provided the beneficiaries with 10488 food parcels including food cans, flour and Bulgar, in addition to 1952 none-food items such as (hygiene kits – kitchen kits- mattresses – blankets-plastic tarpaulins) and other items, supported by ICRC, BRC, WFP, GRC, and UNHCR.
Due to the unfortunate incidents that took place in the eastern rural of Swaida Governorate, people cleared out of their homes with few things in hands and a lot of hope in their hearts for a better tomorrow. SARC Swaida Branch supported these affected families by providing them with relief assistance materials such as (207 food parcels – 139 hygiene kits – 653 mattresses- 863 blankets – 66 children kits – 185 kitchen kits) until 31/07/2018. To be mentioned those aids are supported by (ICRC, WFP, IFRC, UNHCR, GRC, and NRC)
Along the way to the makeshift camp, Um Foaad has a lot to tell about her displacement from Dara’a governorate to Swaida five years ago. As soon as we arrived in her tent, she started distributing the winter clothes, provided by SARC, to her grandchildren without forgetting to dedicate some for orphans. She believes that providing assistance is a humanitarian duty and kind of sharing-joy during hard times. Um Foa’ad and many other families currently live in a camp in Salkhad town, where the SARC volunteers visit them and provide relief materials supported by ICRC and UNHCR.
Relief teams of Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Quneitra branch managed to reach 50471 people in February 2017 in AlKoom, alboteha, Khan Arnabeh, Al Baath city and Al sharia, Abd AlNour Abu Khaled, and Qasim Alshaabniah shelters. Relief teams distributed 10,095 food parcels, 4014 flour bag, 373 hygiene parcels, and 186 diapers for old in addition to 1653 blankets and 1069 mattresses. 15735 Children beneficiaries were provided with items of peanut butter, diapers, clothes and hygiene parcels. It is worth to mention also that SARC -Quneitra branch provided AL Theabiah area with non- food relief material contain 400 blankets and 200 mattresses.
Relief team of Syrian Arab Red Crescent –Alboteha sub brunch concluded a distribution process which began last September 2016. The team distributed food and non-food materials for 1670 families for Alwafdeen camp. The materials contained (food parcels, peanut butter, flour, can parcels, kitchen kit, hygiene kit, blankets, diapers, scraps and diapers for old).