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.
SARC – Aleppo mobile medical team continues field visiting the places that shelter the affected people. Yesterday, the team conducted a field visit to the skeleton buildings in Al-Inshaat Association, near Abo Firas Al-Hamadani Roundabout. The trip involved examining patients sheltering in those buildings (25 patients) and presented raising-awareness sessions on brucellosis for women there.
The Danish Red Cross (DRC) in collaboration with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Societies, and the German Red Cross (GRC) received a grant of Euro 6 million from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) to continue the provision of Emergency Health, Relief and Response capacity building in support of the population affected by the Syrian Crisis between 1st May 2016 and 30th April 2017. The involved partners will top up the grant with Euro 315,790 from their own funds.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with UN Offices had humanitarian aid convoy entered into Daraya town in Rural Damascus on Thursday, June 09, 2016.
The convoy (9 trucks) was loaded with 480 food parcels, 960 flour bags, nutrients, hygiene items and educational sets.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the UN Offices and the Higher Relief Committee delivered humanitarian relief aid convoy (56 trucks) to Qudsaya and Al-Hammeh Areas in Rural Damascus on 22/05/2016.
The relief aid to Qudsaya consisted of food and non-food items like food parcels, flour, education sets, nutrients items for children and mediciines; while the relief aid to Al-Hammeh consisted of medicines and medical items.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent in cooperation with the Syrian Ministry of Health launched three day vaccination campaign for children in Madaya and Boukein area on April 30th 2016. Moreover, SARC participated in the routine vaccination campaign that launched in Al-Qadam area a few days ago, and managed to deliver children routine vaccines to Foa’a, Kiffrya, Moadameit Al-sham and Homs northern countryside. It also carried out children vaccination campaign in Eastern Ghotta. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent will launch more of these campaigns in the coming days.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent(SARC) evacuated 80 humanitarian cases along with their families (total 516) from four areas: Madaya and Zabadani in Rural Damascus and from Foa’a and Kiffrya in Rural Idleb. The evacuated persons from Rural Damascus were transported to Damascus and Idleb city, while those from Rural Idleb were transported to Lattakia city.
It is worth mentioning that this mission was carried out via coordination of SARC HQ and SARC’s branches (Damascus, Rural Damascus, Quneitra, Al-Swaida,Daraa ,Homs, Hama, Tartous, Lattakia and Idleb).
On April 20, 2016, SARC’s teams came under fire while they were carrying out their duty in evacuating humanitarian cases from Madaya and Al-Zabadani in Rural Damascus.
However, SARC team continued on its mission and was able to evacuate the cases and deliver them to Damascus and Idleb city.
It is worth to mention that one of SARC’s cars was shot though the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) emblem is shown clearly on it.
Dr. Attar. SARC President Received Mr. Anders Ladekarl General Secretary of DRC
SARC Celebrates and Honors Syrian Mothers on Mother’s Day
Water Pumps are activated by Solar Power
Food & Medical Items Reached Hammouria- Beit Sawa and Jissreen
Yalda, Babbila and Beit Sahem Received Humanitarian Aid
Madaya & Zabadani- Foa & Kiffrya Received Humanitarian Aid Convoys
Humanitarian Aid Convoy Reached Aleppo West Countryside
Syrian Arab Red Crescent and in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and UN Offices in Syria delivered two aid convoys on March 17th, 2016. The first convoy (37 trucks) entered Madaya & Zabadani areas in rural Damascus, while the second (24 trucks) entered Foa’a &Kiffraya in rural Idleb.
The delivered humanitarian aid consisted of food items provided by ICRC along with hygiene, medical and nutrition items provided by UN Offices in Syria.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered relief aid (food and medical items) to hard to reach areas in Deir Ezzour city on Wednesday, February 14, 2016. The items included 2850 food parcel (cans, palm, olive oil, pasta and thyme) supported by ICRC. Moreover, SARC managed to deliver first aid equipment and medicines that supported by IFRC. The items will be distributed in accordance to beneficiaries lists.