A hundred affected families in both Khirbet Awad and Al-Mughyir villages will receive two pregnant sheep, 600 kg fodder (barley and barn), and free veterinary services through sheep distribution project, which the livelihoods team at SARC Swaida Branch is working on. The team will finish the assessment of the economic life and living conditions of the families next week, while the team had previously completed the checking phase of the suggested beneficiaries’ names. This productive project seeks to enable families and enhance their self-sufficiency, and it’s one out of four other projects that #SARC launched in 2019-2018, supported by ICRC… Read More »
For the first time in his life, Hussein (three years old) carries his medicines carefully after he got proper medication from the mobile medical team in Otaya (Eastern_Ghouta). SARC’s volunteers organized awareness sessions about reproductive health, first aid and psychosocial support. They also check up 82 beneficiaries and give them medicines in a support from United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). It is worth mentioning that the Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams organize periodic visits in Rural_Damascus areas, to raise health awareness against communicable diseases
Schools might look similar to each other in Eastern Ghouta, but there is a school (Bashir Abdulhawad) in Hamuria looks more beautiful with ornamented drawings coloured by the students and SARC’s PSS coloring an activity launched to encourage the students to back to school. “I want to be a civil engineer in the future in order to rebuild our house” said Omer, one of the students. He and more 50 students participated in the mentioned activity to have their school revived and a better place to study.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers distributed relief items to the families in Eastern Ghouta. The items contained mattresses, blankets, food parcels, hygiene kits, lamps, water gallons and fans to more than 3850 families in Htetat Al Turkman and Deir Al Asafir villages. These items were provided by the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and UNICEF.
SARC- Al Nabek sub-branch organized first aid course for 30 volunteers to enhance their ability in emergency responses. The course lasted for three days and involved many subjects regarding first aid such as handling wounds, bleedings, fractures and burns, and proper acting steps. This training prepares the volunteers to provide emergency assistance and alleviate the impact of accidents and crises.