February 2018

Humanity Finds Its Way to Um Foaad’s Place

Along the way to the makeshift camp, Um Foaad has a lot to tell about her displacement from Dara’a governorate to Swaida five years ago. As soon as we arrived in her tent, she started distributing the winter clothes, provided by SARC, to her grandchildren without forgetting to dedicate some for orphans. She believes that providing assistance is a humanitarian duty and kind of sharing-joy during hard times. Um Foa’ad and many other families currently live in a camp in Salkhad town, where the SARC volunteers visit them and provide relief materials supported by ICRC and UNHCR.

SARC first aid squads have stood ready to support since five days ago in Damascus and Rural Damascus

SARC first aid squads have responded and still responding with full capacity and high readiness to all received calls in Damascus and Rural Damascus. During the last five days, SARC paramedics transported about 360 injuries in Damascus and Rural Damascus (Jaramana, Douma and Harasta) while SARC medical points received 112 injuries. Moreover, first aid squads transferred 21 injuries between hospitals in order to get the specific needed treatment. SARC calls on all people to take all necessary precautions and reminds everyone that its first aid squads are on high readiness around the clock 24/7. They receive calls on the following… Read More »

Statement by The Syrian Arab Red Crescent

Damascus, Feb 22nd 2018 The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) calls all parties to neutralize humanitarian facilities, aid workers and staff in areas that suffer from the crisis where SARC serves civilians and people in dire need for emergency aid and humanitarian response in the Syrian Arab Republic. Unfortunately, during the past days, two Sub-branches locations of SARC where damaged in Douma and Harasta due to the current situation in the eastern part of rural Damascus. SARC volunteers, aid workers, and response facilities were victims of this crisis which heavily affected the response capacity of these two sub-branches. SARC reiterates… Read More »

“I shall be a SARC volunteer”

Arabic language is Sara’s favorite subject at school, thanks to SARC volunteers. From the beginning of school, Sara, 9, started to come to the Al-Ghizlanieh community centre in Rural Damascus. She enjoys all activities, especially handicrafts. Red is Sara’s favorite color, because it is the color of the Red Crescent. “I keep coming here, and in the future, I want to help little children like SARC volunteers do,” she explains. “My mother likes to take my brothers and me also to the SARC clinics if we need to meet a doctor”.

Physiotherapy Technical Adviser

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 description Physiotherapy Technical Adviser SARC HQ Position title: Physiotherapy Technical Adviser (part-time/full-time)   Reports to: SARC Medical Director   Based in: SARC HQ in Damascus or a health clinic with visits to SARC Physiotherapy Centres   Purpose: To provide technical advice, quality assurance and oversight in planning, implementing, and monitoring of SARC work on Physiotherapy, Disability and People with Special Needs, with a special focus on supporting SARC Physiotherapy-PSS… Read More »

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