During January and February in 2017, SARC Assessment Team in Swaida Branch conducted 15 field visits in a constant assessment process for the living conditions of the affected and displaced families in Swaida Governorate. The visits covered 614 families in there.
In order to motivate students to continue their education, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Swaida-Branch held courses for elementary students on mathematics, Arabic and English at Fawzi Mezher and Sulaiman Amr schools in Swaida city and Mamdouh Sriwi School in Ira village. The team also distributed stationery items to 1052 students in cooperation with the Terre Des Hommes Organization.
As a part of Psychosocial Support Team’s recreational activities at SARC Swaida Branch, the team dedicated an activity to promote oral and dental health care for the students of Fozi Mezher and Kamel Srewi schools in Ateel village. Various drawings and brochures used to explain the importance of dental hygiene during the activity. At the end, the team distributed toothbrushes and toothpaste to 800 children through the beloved character Santa Clause.
In order to improve livelihoods for the affected families, the livelihoods team at SARC – Swaida Branch launched their first developmental project through distributing chickpea seeds and fertilizer in 7 villages in Swaida Governorate so far (Al Mazraa – Al Mashqouq – Al Thaala – Mafa’aleh – Al A’afineh – Ira and Al Mjemir )with beneficiaries of 951 families. The team will continue on working to support more farmers in other villages and areas till the end of planting season this year. The Chickpea seeds and fertilizers donation are supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross and in… Read More »
Marah (11 years old) cheerful smile was a reaction to hearing sounds for the first time. The little girl had a disability of severe hearing loss, but now she she is able to hear and to discover the world around her after providing her with a hearing aid within the joint cooperation programme between SARC and International Medical Corps IMC. SARC also will support Marah through a speech-language therapy program.