February 2017

Educational and entertaining activities for 550 children and adults


During January 2017, SARC- Psychosocial support team arranged two entertainment days for children and adults in Al-Dwelaa area. The activities included entertainment and educational items such as: (plays, cartoon characters, individual physical games, group games, and musical parties), also gifts were distributed to 200 adult and 350 children, who participated in the activities. It is worth to mention that these activities were carried out in cooperation with Psychosocial support team – Community Centers of – SARC- Damascus, Rural Damascus and HQ.


First Aid Team responded to 6280 emergency case in January


  During January 2017, First Aid teams of SARC – Damascus branch responded to approximately 1345 emergency cases that varied between (traffic accidents, emergency transformation inside Damascus, exchange emergency cases with Lebanese Red Cross and exchange emergency cases  among SARC branches). In addition to 4935 emergency cases within the six-response center in Damascus (Mazzeh, Rukn Al Deen, Mazraa, Tijara, Dahyet Qudsaya, and Zahira). First aid teams also responded to six fire calls without injuries. It’s worth to mention that First Aid teams available and ready 24/7 on the following contact: 133 from any landline 0966133133 Mob 0993133133 Mob


Water Systems rehabilitated in Tell Brak and Tell Hamees towns in Hasakeh


The water team of SARC Hasakeh branch in cooperation with ICRC and in coordination with Water Establishment in Hasakeh rehabilitated and reactivated water systems in Tell and Tell Hamees towns in Hasakeh on 04/01/2017. The team rehabilitated and activated 13 boreholes and the building of the water unit in Tell Brak town, while in Tell Hamees town they rehabilitated and activated 8 boreholes as well as Tell Athan water station. This work will secure drinkable water for more than 45,000 beneficiaries.  


Delivering the relief aid convoys to Talbisah


SARC-Homs Branch in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and UN Offices delivered a humanitarian relief aid convoy (31 trucks) to Talbiseh town on 6/02/2017. The humanitarian aid contains food parcels, flour, medicines, diapers, crutches, wheelchair, winter clothes, blankets and water & housing items. It is worth to mention that these items cover the needs of 16800 families for one month.  


International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and SARC mourn loss of SARC volunteer wounded in 8 February attack in Aleppo


Damascus/Geneva, 10 February 2017 – Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) remain in mourning today following news that a Red Crescent volunteer who was injured in the 8 February attack on a SARC distribution centre in Hamadaniya, Aleppo, has passed away. At least 60 volunteers and staff of Syrian Arab Red Crescent as well as 8 from Palestine Red Crescent Society have been killed in Syria since the beginning of the crisis. Since the beginning of 2017, five Red Crescent workers… Read More »


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