The Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation supported The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) with 12 equipped ambulances on July 18, 2016. Due to the dire need 7 of these ambulances will handover to SARC Aleppo branch while the rest will be distributed to the other branches. The delivery process was attended by Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, Ambassador Manuel Bessler, Delegate of the Swiss Federal Council for Humanitarian Aid and Head of Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit, Mr. Thomas Oertle, Head of Division Middle East and North Africa, Mr. Manuel Etter, Regional Head of Cooperation of the… Read More »
Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), and the accompanied delegation made a visit to Mr. Mohammed Al-Qadiri, Minister of Agriculture and Agricultural Reform on Jul 27th, 2016. The two parties assured the importance of the cooperation between the Ministry of Agriculture and Agricultural Reform and SARC in order to support the crisis affected families in rural areas in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent and the local societies. This support will include distributing seeds and fertilizers to 5000 families in Rural Damascus,… Read More »
in cooperation with the International Committee of Red Cross and within Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Quneitra branch seeking to alleviate sufferings of displaced people, SARC’s water and sanitation teams finished rehabilitation inadequate buildings that located to the west of United Nation point at Khan Arnabeh area. The work lasted for 33 days where the team installed doors, sinks, in addition to plumbing and lighting the apartments to facilitate 55 person life.
The sheltering team of SARC-Homs distributed food and non-food items to returning families in Al-Qusour area. It is worth mentioning that Al-Qusour is famous for being a crowded place, but it witnessed heavy displacement during the crisis . In May 2015, the area became safe again and people returned to it as soon as water and sanitation facilities were installed in 2016
SARC – Aleppo shelter team in cooperation with UNHCR distributed light equipment, which works on solar energy, and troches to the affected people in Al-Zahra and Al-Mohallaq in the first neighborhood in Al-Hamdaniya.This will help the vulnerable to have light during the night since they did not have any.