Upon a huge response, SARC teams work actively in humanitarian passages and in sheltering centers to provide humanitarian services for the people coming from Eastern Ghouta. They also rushed with ambulances, mobile clinics and food relief items to lend a hand to the people in Harasta, Saqba, Hamuria and Kafer Batna areas.
On Monday, March 19, 2018, they managed to enter Saqba, Hamuria and Kafer Batna while on Sunday, March 25, 2018, they entered Harasta for the first time with 1500 bread bags.
SARC continues its response to meet the needs of more than 54.268 people, who fled Eastern Ghouta through humanitarian passages for makeshift camps in (Ad-Dwair, Adra schools, Hirjeleh, Nashabeih and Maahad Al-Kahraba). SARC provided services consisted of:
– Distribution of 15.000 bread bags, ready to eat meals prepared in SARC-collective kitchens (4 kitchens), canned food parcels and nutrition items (peanuts butter and high energy biscuits).
SARC reached towns of Kafr Batna, Saqba and Hamuria in Eastern Ghouta with relief aid convoy (10 trucks) on Monday, March 19, 2018. The trucks are loaded with 2000 food parcels, 3000 bread bags, peanuts butter, high energy biscuits and water bottles provided by ICRC and UNICEF. In addition, two ambulances, mobile clinic and medical team accompanied the convoy to provide primary health care services to the people there.
Damascus, March 9th 2018
Aligned with its plan to deliver urgent relief aids to hard-to-reach areas, Syrian Arab Red Crescent has succeeded in entering 3 humanitarian convoys containing lifesaving food and non-food items (medicines, medical supplies, baby milk, and water and sanitation items) to Afrin, Ad-Dar Al-Kabeera in Northern rural Homs, and Eastern Ghouta in collaboration with its humanitarian partners ICRC and UN.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and humanitarian partners delivered 46 truckloads of food relief aid for 27,500 people and health items for more than 70,000 people inside Duma in eastern Ghouta. The convoy included aid from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nations, and SARC. The truckloads included food baskets, flour, medical supplies, a kidney treatment facility, baby milk and nutritional foods.
President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent visited the patients evacuated from Eastern Ghouta
The evacuation mission of 86 people from Eastern Ghouta hasn’t been concluded on the evacuation day (29/12/2017) as humanitarian work in this mission continued and followed by the visit by SARC president, Eng. Khaled Hboubati, and accompanied delegation to the patients, who were transferred to Damascus hospitals (Ibn Alnafees, Al-Moujtahed and Al-Atfal).
SARC participated in RCRC Statutory meeting "Power of Humanity"
SARC Received the 1st batch of the Rice provided by China
SARC warehouses burned out in Qunaitera city
More humanitarian relief aid reaches DeirEzzour
Relief aid to Al-Mayadeen and Buqrous in rural of Deir Ezzour
Children of Aleppo visit the Citadel with SARC
Humanitarian aid to Eastern Ghouta
Damascus/Beirut/Geneva, 29 December 2017—Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers and staff from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have successfully transferred 29 people with serious health conditions from eastern Ghouta near Damascus. The patients and their families were transferred to hospitals in Damascus where they will be treated for their illnesses.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent reached Al-Rhaebeh town in Rural Damascus with humanitarian relief aid convoy on Tuesday, 31/10/2017.
The convoy, which was delivered in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), consisted of 8 trucks loaded with 1500 food parcels, school bags, water& sanitation and medical items.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Douma sub-branch finished a vaccination campaign included school vaccinations (for children between 6- 12 years) and vaccination against measles (for the first and sixth elementary grades) in East Ghouta on 16 – 28/9/2017. 23,339 students in 55 schools were vaccinated in Douma city and Misraba town. The campaign covered 48,000 children all over East Ghouta area.
19 trucks loaded with relief aid reached Dibsi Affnan, Dibsi Al- Faraj areas and the whole western rural of Al-Raqqa on 28/10/2017.
The aid, which meets the needs of 1500 families there, consisted of food parcels, hygiene kits, kitchen kits, mattresses, blankets, medicines, medical items and water & sanitation items offered by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
2071 hygiene kit for people with special needs distributed in May 2017 by SARC’s Disasters Management Unit – Damascus Branch at the Maysat center. The kits are supported by German Red Cross to reach beneficiaries of 560 new baby born and 1511 elderly, in addition to 354 health baskets provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) delivered a humanitarian relief aid convoy (51 trucks loaded with food and non-food items) to Douma city in Rural Damascus on May 02, 2017 in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the UN Offices. The relief items consisted of 7000 flour bags, 7000 food parcels, educational sets, creative sets, children clothes, nutrition items, medicines, routine vaccines, vaccines for children, insulin and dialysis items that covers 750 dialysis sessions.
Disaster Management Teams in SARC- Hama branch responded to the families displaced from the northern and north-western countryside of Hama (Maardes, Majdal, Qumhanih, Mhardah, khattab, Al-Sheeha, Al-Sheer and marzaf). SARC Hama had prepared a temporary shelter centers for these families, and organized all needed distributions process of various relief aid items like: food parcels, canned food, blankets, kitchen sets, hygiene kits, mattresses, blankets and solar power lights.
During the first half of April 2017 SARC’s Disasters Management Unit – Damascus Branch distributed a total of 3350 Hygiene Kits for Special Needs at the Maysat center in Damascus.
The number of beneficiaries was 850 newborns, children and 2,500 elderly, provided by the German Red Cross, in addition to 350 health baskets provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
SARC’s Disaster Management Team- Damascus Branch participated in the vaccination campaign that was launched on 13-16/03/2017 in Al-Qadam area and targeted 901 children from the mentioned area as well as to Al-Yarmouk Camp and Al-Hajar Al-Asswad. The campaign which was carried out in cooperation with Damascus Health Directorate and the Palestinian Red Crescent Society- Syria, is aimed to support the children age group (day one to 5 years old) with polio and other supportive vacancies in addition to the oral vitamins.
On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, two humanitarian relief aid convoys reached Madaya and Zabadani in Rural Damascus & Foaa and Kafriya in Rural Idleb.
The relief aid, which contains food parcels, nutrients, medical items and flour, will cover the needs of 60.000 people in the four mentioned towns. On the same time, SARC teams had their humanitarian role as they transferred 13 humanitarian cases from the mentioned areas.
350 students in Matn Alsahel’s school were presented with school stationery items by psychosocial support (PSS) team of Syrian arab red crescent – Tartous branch. This step comes after two months of exerted efforts by PSS team to enhance the children’s self-confidence self- development skills .
It is worth to mention that the stationary was supported by Terre des hommes Italian organization.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the UN Offices and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delivered two humanitarian aid convoys to each Madaya & Zabadani in Rural Damascus and Foa & Kiffraya in Rural Idleb.
The relief aid consisted of food, flour, medicines, medical materials and nutrients for children.
The beneficiaries are estimated to reach 8000 families in Maday & Zabadani and 4000 families in Foa & Kiffraya.
81000 families benefited from relief operations in Homs during May.
41 trucks of relief aids reached Al-Waer, Al-Houla and Al-Qaryatayn.
SARC-Homs medical clinics and points received 19300 patients during May.
The second humanitarian aid stage reaches Talbisah, and the first one reaches Al-Houla.
SARC-Homs teams respond to returning families to Al-Qaryatayn.