February 2017

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 »


Red Cross Red Crescent Movement and SARC condemn attack on SARC aid distribution centre in Hamadaniya, Aleppo


Damascus, 8 February 2017 The 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) condemn the attack on a SARC distribution centre in Hamadaniya, Aleppo. One SARC staff member was killed. Seven SARC volunteers and staff were injured – three of them severely. Two beneficiaries who had come to the centre to receive humanitarian aid also died, and several others were injured. SARC first aid teams are evacuating the injured to hospital. The Red Cross Red Crescent Movement reminds everybody of their duty to… Read More »


SARC Delivers sterilization chlorine gas to Ascinn station


Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Tartous & Lattakia in coordination with the Headquarters responded to sudden stop working chlorine gas sterilization devices in Ascinn station, which lead to stop pumping water. They managed to deliver eight sterilizers with chlorine gas (4 reserve- 4 working) introduced by the International Committee of the Red Cross to the mentioned station.


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