The Syrian Arab Red Crescent represented by Eng. Khaled Eriksoussi, the Secretary General, and Dr. Ziad Msallati, Senior Advisor for External Affairs Management, participates in the 10th Asia Pacific Regional Conference held in Manila, Philippines on 11-14/11/2018. During the conference, Eng. Khaled Eriksoussi stressed the importance of the services provided by SARC, especially the livelihood project for their long-term impact. “Via livelihood projects, SARC seeks to help returnees to regain their livelihood and to have a normal life.” He said.
SARC has established a new aid distribution center in Al-Shaddadi area in Hassakeh in order to alleviate pressure on Al-Kallaseh distribution center and to ease access to relief aid for people in southern Hassakeh. The new center will support people in Al-Shaddadi, Al-Areeshah, Al-Markadeh, as well as people from the mentioned areas but accommodating in Hassakeh city. The center is located to the west of Al-Matar neighborhood and close to Shtou bakery in the commercial souk area.
At the conclusion of the “principles in disasters management” course on 07-11-2018, the trainers presented a full training scenario to give 29 volunteers the chance to know how to respond to different emergencies, and how to deal with them, in order to let them apply the information they received during five days of training in how to respond to disasters according to the disaster phases and its nature, in addition, to providing shelter, food, and water during disasters to alleviate humanitarian suffering. This training course is the fourth course in disaster management principles held by SARC Swaida-branch; the volunteers who participated… Read More »