During last October SARC volunteers distributed relief aid to more than 500 families from Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor in Al Dimas area with the support of ICRC , WFP and UNHCR . 1000 hygiene kits, 2500 blankets, 500 kitchen kits, 500 water gallons, 500 chargers, 1500 mats, 1000 Plastic linoleum, 1000 winter clothes for men and 1000 for women, in addition to 3500 food parcels were provided.
Water and sanitation team at SARC-Swaida branch provided 20 submersible water pumps with different capacities, as a part of its joint plan with International Committee of Red Cross for this year, in order to activate the inoperative water wells in Swaida.The team delivered the pumps to Swaida Water Establishment on last month to be installed one by one according to the priorities and the needs of each region. This steep will put the wells into action and increase water provisions.
Supported by International Committee of Red Cross, the water and sanitation team at SARC – Swaida branch provided the second well of Anz with a new submersible pump. The pump was installed in cooperation with Swaida Water Establishment on 26 October. The well backs to service and can secure water to the residents of Anz and Al Ghariyah villages in the western countryside of the governorate with beneficiaries total 11355 people. The pump operates at a high pressure of 650 meters and with a capacity of 30 cubic meters per hour.
SARC Water and Sanitation team started a project to drag water to Al Ghezlaniya town from two wells on the airport road on Oct 21, 2017. According to the project’s in charge engineer, the wells have water provision of 200 m3/h that will reach the town through 1800 meters water pipeline, in addition to 4 horizontal pumps, which will be installed to raise the water into two tanks. This project will provide drinking water for 80,000 beneficiaries in Al Ghezlaniya in cooperation with the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC).
This year October was very long and exhausting month for SARC volunteers in Al Dumayer as they distributed humanitarian aid for more than 20 thousand people. As the relief team distributed 2500 food parcels in the town, and other 2990 for arrivals in industrial city of Adra, while the disaster management teams responded to the arrival families from eastern areas and provided: 990 blankets, 803 canned food, 288 mattresses, 247 kitchen kits, 652 sleeping bags in addition to daily meals and bread bags. These items are supported by ICRC and UNHCR.