A delegation from the WFP headed by Mr. David Beasley, WFP Executive Director, and accompanied with SARC paid a visit to Zamalka town in Eastern Ghouta in Rural Damascus. The delegation visited a school there, where they planted a cypress tree that symbolizes peace. They moved then to the aid distribution center to observe the distribution process and the needs of the people in the area.
Eng.Khaled Hboubati, President of SARC, received Mr. Fares Kallas, the Secretary General of the Syria Trust for Development and Mr. Jan Egeland, the Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council and accompanied delegation in SARC-HQ on 22/10/2018. The two delegations came to visit SARC to see its services and activities and to discuss ways of cooperation in order to support the organization in its efforts exerted to alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable people all over Syria.
SARC dispatched a humanitarian aid convoy (30 trucks) loaded with 150000 food parcels provided by ICRC to Deir Ezzor city on 25/10/2018.
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator Syrian Arab Red Crescent, Damascus 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… Read More »
Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered two humanitarian aid shipments to Douma city in Eastern Ghouta on 21-22/10/2018. The first shipment (3 trucks) carried 1008 blankets and 2500 hygiene kits provided by the ICRC, while the second one (5 trucks) carried 200 mattresses and 500 hygiene kits provided by ICRC; and 1925 food parcels and 50 boxes of nutritional supplements provided by WFP and 500 plastic sheets provided by the UNHCR.