With great sorrow and regret, SARC mourns the death of volunteer, Fayez Matar Al-Hamad, who while in line of duty, martyred due to a road accident, took place in Beit Yashout, caused him a severe injury on March 31, 2018. It is worth mentioning that Fayez (46) joined SARC- Hama branch in 2010. SARC extends deep condolences to his family, friends and colleagues in Hama branch.
In the framework of capacity building for volunteers, SARC held a training workshop for the coordinators and assistants working in the information management department. This workshop aimed to enhance the methodological and practical knowledge of database principles using MS-Access program, which lead to well-organized data process. The 5-day workshop, which launched on May 1, 2018, included theoretical explanation focusing on database and the proper analysis way, in addition to a practical application to the mentioned program.
A delegation from the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations paid a visit to SARC on 7-10 May 2018. The delegation, headed by Jean-Louis de Brouwer, (DG ECHO/Director for Europe, Eastern. Neighbourhood and Middle East), met Eng. Khaled Hboubati, SARC President, where they discussed various topics related to SARC services and ways of cooperation between the two organizations. The delegation visited also SARC branch in Homs and makeshift shelters in Rural Damascus that have received people from Eastern Ghouta.
Mr. Khaled Hboubati, President of SARC, signed a joint cooperation agreement with the Austrian Red Cross on Monday, 7/6/2018. Mr. Hboubati expressed his deep thanks to the Austrian Red Cross for supporting SARC in projects of water and construction. He pointed also to the huge efforts exerted by more than 12.000 volunteers working in SARC, “Our organization continues its humanitarian response in order to meet the needs of the most vulnerable people everywhere in Syria” he said. Eng. Hboubati also met representatives of the Austrian Foreign Affairs Ministry where an overview on SARC response to the increasing humanitarian needs… Read More »