The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) is an independent humanitarian organisation of public utility, is permanent and continuous, and has a legal entity and enjoys financial and administrative independence. SARC was founded in 1942 according to the decrees No/540/ 1942 and No/117/ 1966 which regulate the Organisation’s work. It was recognized by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva (ICRC) in 1946, and is committed to upholding the Geneva Conventions and the seven Fundamental Principles of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies. Vacancy opening date: 18/10/2018 Vacancy closing date: 27/10/2018 Interested candidates are… Read More »
SARC dispatched the second relief aid convoy to 13 areas in Al-Lajaa in the eastern rural of Daraa (Al-Tiraa, Al-Mitaleh, Al-Jisry, Mazraa Al-Abed, Kirata, Msaikeh Al-Gharbieh, Al-Mzairaa, Al-Khawabi, Al-Braiktaa, Al-Madaress, Msaikeh Al-Sharkieh, Al-Blaneh and Kom Al-Rouman) on Thursday, October 18, 2018. A delegation from The Un agencies (WFP, WHO and UNHCR) accompanied the convoy, which carried 2700 food parcels and 2700 flour bags provided by the WFP.
The Humanitarian Support Project of SARC opened a Satellite Center funded by @UNHCR.SYRIA The center offers its services including: Psychosocial Support, Child Protection, Educational Services, General and Medical in-Kind Assistance. The Satellite Center will expand its services to its neighboring communities such as: Ain Al-Thawra, Ain Aisha, Thabia, Al-Mushaqaq, Nabea’ Al-Fawar, Al-Jouwayza, Kom Slouqiyeh, Kom Mihres. Address: Al-Kom Al-Awsat in front of Al-Nasr Mosque. Tel: 0142550581 – 0958058058
For the first time in his life, Hussein (three years old) carries his medicines carefully after he got proper medication from the mobile medical team in Otaya (Eastern_Ghouta). SARC’s volunteers organized awareness sessions about reproductive health, first aid and psychosocial support. They also check up 82 beneficiaries and give them medicines in a support from United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). It is worth mentioning that the Syrian Arab Red Crescent teams organize periodic visits in Rural_Damascus areas, to raise health awareness against communicable diseases
Schools might look similar to each other in Eastern Ghouta, but there is a school (Bashir Abdulhawad) in Hamuria looks more beautiful with ornamented drawings coloured by the students and SARC’s PSS coloring an activity launched to encourage the students to back to school. “I want to be a civil engineer in the future in order to rebuild our house” said Omer, one of the students. He and more 50 students participated in the mentioned activity to have their school revived and a better place to study.