Damascus, 30 March 2017 – Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) mourns the volunteer Firas Al-Hussein who lost his life on Monday March 27, 2017 in Al-Tabaqa area in Raqqa governorate while on duty. Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) extends condolences to Firas’s family, friends and his fellow volunteers at this sad time. SARC reminds everybody of their duty to respect and protect humanitarian workers, Humanitarian volunteers and staff are #NotATarget
Mr. Eng. Khaled Hboubati, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), received Mr. Elhadj As Sy, the General Secretary of the International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at SARC- HQ, where they discussed many subjects related to the cooperation mechanism between SARC and IFRC. Later on the day, Mr. As Sy and Mr. Hboubati met Mr. Waleed Al-Moualem, Syria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and discussed how to facilitate the humanitarian missions carried out by SARC and supported by IFRC. It is worth to mention that Mr. As Sy had visited… Read More »
On 8 March, the Water team of SARC- Rural Damascus branch provided the polyclinics center in Al Tall area with a generator (250 KVA). The polyclinics center receives about 500 patients every day, and the generator is donated by the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC).
SARC Homs livelihood team carried out a mission of vaccinating 596 sheep and newborn sheep against Enterotoxemia in Al Husin area through “Sheep Project”. Two veterinaries, accompanied with SARC volunteers, supervised the 5 day vaccinating process. It is worth mentioning that livelihood team visits beneficiaries regularly in order to help them solving the problems that they face.
SARC’s Disaster Management Team- Damascus Branch participated in the vaccination campaign that was launched on 13-16/03/2017 in Al-Qadam area and targeted 901 children from the mentioned area as well as to Al-Yarmouk Camp and Al-Hajar Al-Asswad. The campaign which was carried out in cooperation with Damascus Health Directorate and the Palestinian Red Crescent Society- Syria, is aimed to support the children age group (day one to 5 years old) with polio and other supportive vacancies in addition to the oral vitamins. It is worth to mention that SARC- DMU works 7/24 to alleviate the sufferings of affected people according to… Read More »