Headed by Ms. Nathalie Chuard, Head of the Middle East and North Africa Division, a delegation from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation visits SARC- HQ on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. The delegation came to know about SARC provided services and activities in all work fields during a meeting that headed by Mr. Osama Bitar, SARC Director General, and attended by SARC management members. They also discussed all potential cooperation in future.
Heavy coat, new shoes and wool hats will be put on by children in Rural Damascus, Hama and Rural Hama areas in order to protect them against cold winter. As soon as weather temperature went low, Syrian Arab Red Crescent launched winter clothes distribution campaign targeting children between 3 months and 14 years. The campaign started at the beginning of this week and included jackets, shoes, pajamas, hats, neck mufflers, gloves, socks and underwear provided by UNICEF. It is worth mentioning that SARC will continue the distribution process that will cover all Syrian governorates and reach all children in need.
The registration team at SARC-Swaida branch continues to update the data and the information of the displaced families in Swaida Governorate according to the basic standards designed for displacement condition and current residency. The team has completed the registration process for 4719 displaced families in 17 different villages and towns since the last June until the beginning of 2018.the registration is only available at the approved centers by SARC such as ( the branch – SARC posts) and includes the areas where SARC works.
According to its plan designed for capacity building and follow up work, SARC’s information management department held its annual meeting in which they outlined achievements in 2017 and discussed the plan of 2018. The meeting, which took place on 27-28/01/2017, tackled difficulties and challenges faced in information management field, sharing of work templates related to distribution and warehouses and daily reports. In addition, some graphics presentations designed by IM coordinators were shown for experience exchange among SARC branches.