On 21st May, 2017, SARC Rural Damascus branch delivered a humanitarian aid convoy (41 Trucks) loaded with relief items to Jairoud, Atna and Al Nasrya areas, for 44 thousand people in cooperation with ICRC and UN offices. The relief items, which are provided by ICRC, WFP, UNICEF, WHO, UNHCR, contained 8850 food parcels, 8850 flour bags, 5450 kitchen parcels, 2500 hygiene kits, 8125 blankets, medical and nutrition items, safe birth kits, baby milk and clothes.
Highlights: 242 emergency cases had been transferred through the last five months 47471 beneficiaries from relief materials during May Building Capacities: Quneitra branch finished two training courses in Disaster Management principles. The first one took place at SARC’s Quneitra main center between 19-24 May, 2015, with 30 volunteers attending. The second one took place in Al Boteha sub-branch between 26-30 May, 2015, with 35 volunteers attending. The courses contained lectures on the disaster preparedness, Relief, Assessment, Registering, Sheltering, Search and Rescue, Evacuation and Safer Access. SARC’s Quneitra branch organize these courses to qualify volunteers who would like to work in the humanitarian field. Health: First Aid… Read More »
The World Health Organization representative to Syria , Ms.Elizabeth Hoff, arrived into Aleppo city with her accompanied delegation. Ms. Hoff visited SARC’s Aleppo branch and met with Dr. Mohammad Walid Sankari, Head of Board Management, Mr. Hail Assi, Branch Manager and some field team leaders and health care workers. During the meetings the management shed the light to SARC – Aleppo response regarding health care sector and health promotion.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch’s teams succeeded in delivering Albumin, supported by World Health Organization, and cardiac chronic medications to Cardiac Clinics in eastern Aleppo neighborhoods (AlSukkari, AlSha’ar, AlMaghayer and AlSakhour). As soon as the mentioned medications ran out, SARC responded urgently to provide them through Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian Crossing Point and after coordinating with all parties on ground. Delivered medications also contained basic hypotensive agents and blood thinners.
Yesterday, 23 February 2015, Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo intervention field and health care teams delivered 3000 bottles of benzyl benzoate to SARC’s warehouse in Jisr al-Haj. The WHO supported these medications and SARC volunteers delivered them through Bustan AlQasr AlMasharqa Humanitarian Crossing Point as part of the lice and scabies outbreak response campaign that is held by SARC’s health care, psycho-social support and hygiene promotion teams