Relief aid convoy for 25000 people reached Harasta, Masraba and Madiara areas on Saturday, 23 Sep, 2017. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy (42 trucks), which was delivered in cooperation with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and UN, was loaded with 5000 food parcels, 5000 flour bags, baby milk, medicines, children’s clothes, nutrition items and school supplies.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) started on a new medical service by providing children, who suffer sight problems, with colored glasses. This service carries beneficial medication and entertainment as it helps the children (under 14) whose families couldn’t afford treatment expenses to improve their sight and enjoy putting on the colored glasses. 120 children benefited from the service in August 2017 through SARC clinics in Jaramana, Dwaela’a and Al-Tall areas. Moreover, SARC, in cooperation with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), exerts more efforts to provide the service at all SARC clinics.
What is your dream? This simple question has been enough to strike up a long heartfelt dialogue with a child who has witnessed a lot of tragedies during the Syrian crisis, yet those calamities were not able to strip him of his dream. Being a volunteer doctor in the service of humanity in Syrian Arab Red Crescent is Mahmoud’s genuine dream. Mahmoud, 12 years, is one of the children psychosocial support team met in Madaya. Successfully, Mahmoud overcame his grief and isolation owing to the relentless efforts of PSS. Thanks to the recreational activities conducted by PSS team every Monday, Mahmoud managed… Read More »
Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) entered Deir Ezzour city with the third humanitarian aid convoy (12 trucks) on Thursday, September 14, 2017. This convoy, which was delivered with dedicated efforts of SARC volunteers from many branches (Tartous, Homs, Hama, Aleppo and Deir Ezzour), consisted of non-food relief items (hygiene kits, tarpaulin, flashlights) provided by United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and personal hygiene kits for male and female supported by United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA), and water & sanitation materials provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
Title: Volunteer Development Coordinator Reports to: MHPSS Manager (HQ) Located: SARC HQ Purpose of the Position The Volunteer Development Coordinator will be based at SARC HQ S/he ensure PS volunteers have access to quality trainings relevant to their work S/he enhances self-care and psychosocial support mechanisms for PS volunteers Specific Responsibilities: Develop a strategy for the Volunteer development divided to short, medium, and long term objectives. The strategy should include the following components: Capacity building and training Conduct assessment of training needs Review of available resources Develop on going training plan for the PS’s staff and volunteers according to… Read More »