July 2017

Piece of Paper and a pen


Neither advanced age nor chores could make education an impossible mission for ladies with self-motivation along with encouraging families. Those ladies whose ages range between (25- 65) tuned their time according to school bell of literacy classes which were launched by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC)) and supported by Danish Red Cross (DRC) in a community center in Al-Dwella area in Damascus city. Reem Obeid (55 years old): “I came to know about the center by chance. I thought it is a dispensary, but as soon as I heard about the courses, I had my submission and joineda literacy… Read More »


ARCO Delegation visits SARC


A delegation from the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization (ARCO) paid a visit to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) on 18-19/7/2017. Mr. Khaled Hbubati, SARC President, welcomed the delegation, who consisted of Dr. Ibrahim A. El-Dowy, Head of Research and Information Center, and Mr. Bashir Errahmani, Media Manager. They visited SARC headquarters and made field tour around Al-Maysat Distribution Center and prosthetics and Handicapped Rehabilitation Center of SARC. It is worth to mention that the visit aimed to estimate the possibility of collaboration between ARCO and SARC.


SARC received humanitarian aid plane provided by Czech Red Cross


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) received humanitarian medical aid provided by the Czech Red Cross in cooperation with the Czech Government. These aid, which include medical items and equipment were delivered by air and reached Damascus International Airport on 18/7/2017. Mr. Osama Bitar, Director General of SARC, and Ms. Eva Fillipi, Czech Ambassador in Syria welcomed Dr. Josef Konecny, the Secretary General of the Czech Red Cross who arrived in accompany with the plane. On behalf of SARC, Mr. Bitar expressed his deep gratitude to the Czech Republic and people; and to the Czech Red Cross for the huge… Read More »


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