February 2016

Dr. Attar, President of SARC Welcomed Mr. Anthony Lake, the Executive Director of UNICEF


Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) Welcomed Mr. Anthony Lake, the Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Mr. Peter Salameh, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africaon and Ms. Hana Singer, UNICEF Resident Representative in Syria  on Monday, February 29, 2016. During the meeting, they discussed the mechanisms to develop the joint work between the UNICEF and SARC in field of water, Relief and health. Dr. Attar stressed the importance of the support provided by UNICEF notably the water and sanitation project which covers the needs of affected people all… Read More »


SARC’s activities in Sednaya sub_branch


SARC’s activities in Sednaya sub_branch Sednaya Sub Branch in SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch organized  various activities of hygiene, psychosocial support, and relief ones. Mobile health clinics visited Maronie town, managed to examine 50 patients and provided medicine. On the other hand, psychosocial support team organized a special event for children in Sednaya field, contained collective entertainment games for 213 kids, and distributed winter clothes for them. As the volunteers in Sednaya Sub Branch seek to help affected people, they distributed (2500 blankets, 1500 mattress, 1500 mats, 1000 water proof, 1000 peanut butter, 500 kitchen kit, 500 hygiene parcel, 383 food parcel  to… Read More »


Dr. Attar, President of SARC Welcomes Dr. Thomas Oertle head of the Middle East and North Africa Division of SDC


Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), received Dr. Thomas Oertle, head of the Middle East and North Africa Division of the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC)  on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. During the meeting, the two parties signed a mutual work agreement. Dr. Attar mentioned the importance of forging closer ties of humanitarian cooperation between the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization and the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, which worked in Syria before. “We welcome back the cooperation which will have positive impacts on the work of SARC first aid squads.


Dr. Attar, President of SARC Welcomes Mr. Peter Maurer, President of ICRC


Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), received Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the accompanied delegation, which included Mr. Robert Mardini, regional director of the ICRC, and Ms. Maryan Ghasser, head of ICRC delegation in Syria, in Al-Zahera Centre of SARC –Damascus branch on Tue, Feb 23rd 2016. Mr. Maurer knocked about the emergency and the operation departments and watched the carried out works at dialysis, laboratory, clinics and the CT department. He also visited the psychosocial support department and expressed his high admirations to the professional efficiency… Read More »


SARC’s Rural Damascus respond to Sayeda Zeinab explosion:


First aid‬ teams in ‪‎Syrian Arab Red Crescent‬ ‪‎Rural Damascus Branch‬ ‪‎responded to the ‪explosion‬, which took place in the residential Sayeda Zeinab area on Sunday 21/2/2016. They transferred  ‪‎cases‬ to ‪‎Damascus‬ ‪‎hospitals‬ and rescued the ‪‎wounded‬.‬ First aid teams in SARC wish all wounded individuals to improve soon. and they are on high preparedness  to receive your emergencies call on the following numbers:‬ Rural Damascus – Jaramana – Central Operations Room: 0115640603/0952133133/0994133133


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