Press Release by Syrian Arab Red Crescent Syrian Arab Red Crescent is ready to deliver the first urgent humanitarian aid convoy to Ar-Rukban Camp in South Syria. Damascus, March 13, 2018 Approved by the High Relief Committee in Syria, SARC calls everyone to secure necessary guarantees for a safe and devoid of targeting passage in order to dispatch the first humanitarian aid convoy to Ar-Rukban Camp, and to carry out a humanitarian assessment for Syrian citizens residing in the camp and in collaboration and coordination with the International Committee of the Red Cross and UN agencies. More than 20,000 civilians… Read More »
On International Volunteer Day (IVD), Seventy children experienced what it feels like to help people in need through the interactive theater activity held by volunteers of Al-Shahba Community Center. During the activity, the children were briefed on the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the humanitarian role of its operating teams. Children also played roles of volunteers giving aid to vulnerable people in compliance with SARC principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality and voluntary service.
In response to the increasing humanitarian pressing needs in Efreen and Tall Refa’t in North Syria, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) is working with the United Nations to enter this area with emergency humanitarian aid and supplies. This comes as a rapid response after the International Committee for Red Cross (ICRC) delivered a convoy to the same areas on March 1st 2018. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent reiterate the urgency and importance to protect the aid workers and volunteers of both SARC volunteers and UN staff members planning to deliver this emergency convoy For further information, please contact: email@example.com… Read More »
Damascus, March 9th 2018 Aligned with its plan to deliver urgent relief aids to hard-to-reach areas, Syrian Arab Red Crescent has succeeded in entering 3 humanitarian convoys containing lifesaving food and non-food items (medicines, medical supplies, baby milk, and water and sanitation items) to Afrin, Ad-Dar Al-Kabeera in Northern rural Homs, and Eastern Ghouta in collaboration with its humanitarian partners ICRC and UN. For 10 days, all SARC’s teams have been on full alert to deliver aids in dire circumstances, first in Afrin, where a humanitarian convoy enough for 50,000 people entered the area (despite being delayed because of inadequate… Read More »
Five years ago, Um Hasan left her home in Al Hasake but she couldn’t find a work to take care and support her three children and her sick husband. “I have never settled in a house for more than six months” she told Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers, who were assessing the needs of those families in all Rural Damascus areas in order to help them face the bad situation as they live in unfinished buildings. In January 2018, SARC teams delivered relief items to the people in need in Sednaya town. The items consisted of 136 mattresses, 5334 blankets, 581 kitchen… Read More »