Six children under 12 years are living in a house shaken by the strong wind. They seem weak but satisfied enough as their hearts have no fears about the coming days. This is how Um Mazzen’s family looks like. The elder child suffers respiratory infection which keeps him awake at night and the sick father can’t pay for medicines or outgoings. However, Um Mazzen is still optimistic “My kids are my fortune” she said. She told us how they escaped from Al Raqqa and walked for seven days to reach a safe area. Today, the family enjoys peace in Deir Al Ashayer town… Read More »
families residing in Al Darkhabiya village are getting prepared to rehabilitate their houses and install rain-proof isolators with a help from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers. In the same time SARC- relief teams visited this area and distributed: 2435 blankets, 974 plastic linoleum, 487 water gallons, 487 clothes, 487 hygiene kits, 487 chargers, 974 jackets, supported by UNHCR.
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 »
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.
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.