The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch’s field intervention team continues its humanitarian aids by provide safe front-line crossing through Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian Crossing Points. Yesterday, the team escorted 29 humanitarian cases, 15 of which crossed back after receiving the needed medical treatment, while the other 14 are still under medical observation.
SARC Homs branch board of directors received UN Under Secretary General for Safety&Security, Peter Drennan, UN humanitarian coordinator Yacoub El Hillo, and heads of UN offices in Homs. During the visit, Mr. Baher Kayal, SARC Homs operations manager, briefed them on the conditions the volunteers work in, and the ways of improving cooperation between SARC and UN offices.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent constantly works on building capacity and skills of its volunteers at the field work, in order to be able to deliver humanitarian services efficiently. For this purpose , a Telecom Radio workshop was held for three days (1-3 March 2015) . The workshop brought together 17 volunteers from different Rural-Damascus’ sub-branches and centers. The workshop included scientific information on modern radio communications systems and way to build these systems and how to operate it in the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization. This workshop also included practice on the operation system(repeater and fixed stations). The volunteers were trained… Read More »
By Afaf Mirzo As the crisis in Syria entered its fifth year, the scenes of pain and suffering continues to show up as before. However, The Syrian women become had to suffer the most due to the ongoing miserable circumstances that tied her with heavy burdens, but couldn’t hinder her from playing her basic role as a mother. “Um Hasan” is 38 years old. She is a Syrian mother who experienced much of cruelty and pain within the crisis. “I was living with my husband and our four sons in a village in Idleb area. Hasan ,my elder son, 17… Read More »