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Syrian Arab Red Crescent Celebrates Global Handwashing Day

SARC – Aleppo hygiene promotion team in cooperation with the PSS team of the Counseling Center (SARC – UNICEF) continue holding awareness activities of Global Handwashing Day. The teams held such activities in Qutaiba Bin Muslim Al-Bahili and Mohammad Azzam Schools, which are in New Aleppo Area. The activity aimed to show children the proper ways of washing hands and to highlight the importance of regular hand washing to protect them from contagious diseases. This was followed by distributing soap bars to children to encourage them do what they had learned.
Total number of beneficiaries is 2016 children aged 6 to 12 years. It is noteworthy that hygiene promotion team’s activities are carried out in support from UNICEF.

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