January 2018

IT Manager

SYRIAN ARAB RED CRESCENT  (SARC) SARC is a leading humanitarian organization in Syria, working in emergency health and first aid, primary health care, humanitarian assistance/relief, water and sanitation, and protection. Job Title:                IT Manager Location:                SARC  Headquarters/ Damascus Responsibility: Develop innovative network troubleshooting methods that reduce downtime and lower repair costs. Work closely with departmental managers to determine the maintenance and growth needs of the network. Monitor changing network technology and deliver a technology update to the executive team each quarter. Responsible for creating and administering disaster plans… Read More »


“As partners in humanitarian work, we need to be more collaborative to support the most vulnerable people.” SARC President told UN Under-Secretary 


 Mr. Khaled Hboubati, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, received Mr. Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator and accompanied delegation in SARC -HQ in Damascus. Mr. Hboubati confirmed the importance of more cooperation between SARC and UN amid the increase of humanitarian needs n Syria. “During the years of crisis, we endeavor to reach everyone with impartiality, but given our work in the field, we noticed that the needs still increase day by day as the circumstances improve in the country. This demand more collaboration in order to serve the most vulnerable people.” He… Read More »


Blankets are turned into winter clothes


The blankets distributed to the people in Al-Tadreeb Al-Jaameh shelter in Dumair , Rural Damascus  were more than warm coverings as Um Hammad managed to turn it into winter clothes using a needle and thread and her talent in sewing. In the shelter, Um Hammad used the blankets provided by SARC to make a dress for a child and a cloak for an old man there in order to feel warm during the harsh cold winter with the least affordable costs. Um Hammad is one example of hundreds of Syrian women who have overcome and coped with life amid difficult… Read More »


SARC rehabilitated a water desalination station in Al-Hassakeh


SARC water and sanitation project in cooperation with ICRC carried out a rehabilitation and maintenance process to Al-Jbeseh water desalination station in Al-Shaddadi city in Al-Hassakeh governorate on 26/12/2017. Due to the witnessed circumstance there, the station was hugely damaged and put out of service. The process covered a replace of all overlays and electro-mechanical apparatuses, a rehabilitation of the drinking water sources and tanks, installing an electricity generating set with a capacity of 400 KVA and providing water treatment items supply for two years. It is worth mentioning that the mentioned station is the only active one in the… Read More »


SARC’s livelihood project expands in Idleb city


 As SARC livelihood team in Idleb branch successfully carried out the home gardens project in cooperation with the International federation of the Red Cross and red crescent, the project will be expanded to cover 600 beneficiaries in 6 affected villages. The team distributed an agriculture parcel for each beneficiary. The parcel contains agriculture tools (rake, axe, watering hose 25 m) and seeds of chickpea, lettuce, spinach, onion, garlic, beans and peas in addition to 5 kg of the superphosphate fertilizer. This project comes to re-energize those beneficiaries under the current difficult circumstances, upgrade them to self-sufficiency level and food security and… Read More »


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