Burns, fractures, heart failure and bleedings may cause death in case of no access to proper first aid and treatment, and this is what Red Crescent volunteers committed to doing. During May 2018, SARC’s first aid teams treated 9800 patients in five centers (Jarmana, Kiswa, Ain Minin, Dumayer and Qatana) and transferred more than 2106 emergency cases to the hospitals. Notes, this work is supported by the International Committee of Red Cross, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies and the Danish Red Cross.
A health #disaster could threaten the safety of 40,000 people in Jairoud, so WASH team in SARC rehabilitated the sewage #network in the area, with new drainage line of 224 meters and installed 10 inspection rooms. The project took 23 days of continuous work in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Only a few meters sequers were enough to bring Um Zuhair together with her family with warmth and intimacy after they had suffered a lot before. She sits with one of her kids in their new home saying: “the Red Crescent volunteers installed windows and doors for us after we left our home in Ghouta and settled here”. Um Zuhair lives in Al Tall area with dozens of families in unfinished buildings, where SARC shelter team work on equipping 2750 apartments in Rural Damascus areas: Al Zabadani, Al Tall, Maaraba, Al Kisweh, Hafeer Al Tahta, Al Ghezlania, Jaramana and Artoz. It is… Read More »
As usual Ramadan fasting month comes with generosity and charity tables, as the endeavor of SARC’s Rural Damascus Al Tall volunteers increased to prepare meals for 56000 beneficiaries through new #campaign in 3 collective #kitchens in the city (Al Shariyeh, Al Shabab, Omahat Al Khair). Where Al Tall Sub Branch supplies the kitchens with all important materials in cooperation with (Inaash Al Fakeer & Omahat Al Khair) societies within a plan action to support local community and promote them by distributing 11700 meals every day. These #meals reached 77 distribution points contain all shelters and unfinished buildings.… Read More »