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 Societies. Vacancy opening date: 25/10/2018 Vacancy closing date: 06/11/2018… Read More »
Celine a 2-year-old girl had been suffering from a brain tumor since she was 5 months old. Resection was conducted to remove part of the tumor in her brain. The Surgery had side effects and it left Celine diagnosed with Paraperisis, therefore her mother reached out to Al-Bassel hospital in Tartous where they recommended for Celine a standing Table. Consequently, Celine’s mother seeked for assistance from the MIKA team of SARC-HSP who responded immediately and delivered the standing table. Celine was referred to the Child Protection program to follow up her treatment and physiotherapy sessions at Al- Bassel Hospital. The… Read More »
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.
A hundred affected families in both Khirbet Awad and Al-Mughyir villages will receive two pregnant sheep, 600 kg fodder (barley and barn), and free veterinary services through sheep distribution project, which the livelihoods team at SARC Swaida Branch is working on. The team will finish the assessment of the economic life and living conditions of the families next week, while the team had previously completed the checking phase of the suggested beneficiaries’ names. This productive project seeks to enable families and enhance their self-sufficiency, and it’s one out of four other projects that #SARC launched in 2019-2018, supported by ICRC… Read More »
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.