KRC is implementing an extensive community development campaign

 

With the aim of supporting emergency response and medical care and meeting the needs of people affected by natural disasters and crises, with the support of ” Medico international ” organization and in cooperation with several local authorities, Kurdish Red Crescent began an extensive campaign includes several areas in the North and East Syria and North and West Syria.
The campaign, which includes civil defense and first aid training, enables more than 10,000 people to plan and prepare in advance to deal with natural disasters and crises, mitigate their effects, assist in search , evacuate and rescue operations, and provide necessary medical help at critical moments, with the aim of minimizing human and material losses.

 

the services of “Al-Jarniyeh” Primary Health Care Center

 

Kurdish Red Crescent Center/KRC/, provides primary health care services in an excellent manner to the locals of Al-Jarniyeh district and 69 neighboring villages, as the number of residents who benefit from these services is about 43 thousand people, and about 200 patients are received daily in the various medical departments , internal , gynecology, pediatrician , ambulance and natural obstetrics clinics.
In addition to providing health education sessions inside and outside the center and start with psychological support sessions , there is also a laboratory for conducting tests and a pharmacy. To ensure rapid and immediate emergency transport, a round-the-clock ambulance transports patients to Tabqa hospitals, 68 km from the centre, or Raqqa, 100 km away.
Providing services by KRC in this area is a crucial factor in improving the quality of health care provided, and promoting the public health besides educating the people of the region about the importance of prevention and basic health care.

Statement regarding the targeting of our medical teams

Today, May 31, 2024, several areas in northern and eastern Syria were targeted by Turkish state aircraft. In response, Kurdish Red Crescent ambulance teams intervened to transport and treat the injured and victims of these attacks.
While a medical team was performing their duty and attempting to reach the injured, they were targeted by Turkish aircraft in Amuda area near the village of Hatimiyah, resulting in the ambulance being completely out of service.
This is not the first time that the Turkish state has targeted ambulances operating in the humanitarian field, which bear clear Symbols of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.
As a humanitarian organization primarily operating in northern Syria, we cannot fulfill our humanitarian duty without adequate protection for our teams. Therefore, we call on partner and international organizations to stand against these strikes by the Turkish state, which openly target workers in the humanitarian and service sectors in northern Syria.

The Kurdish Red Crescent provides its services to the most remote areas

Because providing available health and medical services and care is a priority, even in the most remote areas, the Kurdish Red Crescent Center’s clinics (internal – women’s – children’s – ambulance) in Abu Khashab camp in the northwestern countryside of Deir ez-Zor provide their services in addition to providing medicines from the pharmacy and providing health awareness from Before the health education team, ambulances remain on standby for any emergency.

Appealing for Aid to the oncology, Burn and thalassemia Hospital in NES

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One year after the devastating earthquake in southern Turkey and northern Syria

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Status update on the airstrikes by the Turkish state between 26.12.23 and 17.01.24

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Report of the Kurdish Red Crescent – Turkish attacks and damage in NES starting on October 4, 2023

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The Kurdish Red Crescent provided immediate and urgent first aid to two children from the village of Al-Salmasa in the countryside of Tel Tamr.

as a result of their exposure to the explosion of war remnants. Most of the injuries were in the abdomen and legs. After providing all necessary and urgent medical care, they were transferred to hospitals in Al-Hasakah city for treatment.
The Kurdish Red Crescent continues to work on assisting the victims and providing medical referral services, as well as psychological and social support when needed.
The Kurdish Red Crescent also urges for the acceleration and intensification of all efforts to remove mines and unexploded ordnance, and to enhance support for the rights of children in a safe and protected environment due to the recurrence of these unfortunate incidents caused by armed groups leaving behind ammunition and weapons that can pose a threat to civilians, especially children, at any moment.

Report about KRC’s Response during and after the Earthquake

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