September 2014

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent receives a donation from UNHCR


Damascus – 23-9-2014 The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) received 10 tractors and mutli-purpose trailers, two employees’ buses, and two cars as a donation from the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to support its humanitarian and relief mission in Syria. The SARC’s president Dr. Abdul-Rahman  Attar emphasized on the importance of this donation in helping the organization’s branches on the Syrian territories to provide services to people who have been affected by the crisis and those who are in need. He pointed out that this batch will be distributed in the provinces of Homs, Damascus Countryside,… Read More »


Monzer Abdo a volunteer with Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch


25 year old Monzer Abdo is a field officer for the first aid teams at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) Aleppo branch. “I began volunteering in 2010.My work as a first aider started for the first time on 22 April 2014 where I found in this work the closest way to save others’ lives and alleviate their sufferings. One case that particularly had an impact on my and my colleagues’ lives was of Molham, a 14 year old boy. After the amputation of his father’s feet, he was the sole breadwinner for his family, before he got third-degree burns… Read More »


Maan Makkash volunteer with Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Damascus branch


My name is Maan Makkash, I am 24 years old, I am a graduate student at the faculty of medicine, I volunteered into the first aid squads at Damascus branch since Mar 2013 as a first aider, but I spent the last year as an alternate in the operations room. I volunteered into the Syrian Arab Red Crescent because it works with its full power during the crisis for a one and only one goal which is the Human been, regardless of his political, social, economical or knowledge opinions. My only reason for volunteering in the first aid squads because… Read More »


Fadi Mousa, a volunteer with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Quneitra branch

My name is Fadi Mousa, and I’m a first aid team volunteer. I’ve been working as a paramedic in Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Al Quneitra since the beginning of Syrian crises in 2011. I chose this field because helping people especially these days is a priceless thing; even if it’s a huge responsibility. I took a part in many important missions, such as evacuating civilians from Beer Ajam area and transferring cases from Al Quneitra to Damascus hospitals. Once we received an emergency call to transfer a very sick girl from Al- Hamedeia area in Al-Quneitra to Abaza hospital;… Read More »


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