Branches News

Syrian Arab Red Crescent Offers Aids for the Displaced Families with One Hand and Alleviates Some of their Suffering with the Other


Within the efforts delivered to reduce the tragidic conditions of about 75 families that are living in 57 temporal houses in the East part of Elkswa city,the Red Crescent relief team in Elkswa sub-branch completed the process of assisting the important needs of these families on 8-9/2/2014.The next day, Keswa sub-brache’s teams distributed the relief aids that include:food baskets, hygine kits,blankets ,winter clothes and plastic sheets .These relief aids can alleviate a little of these families’ suffering that they are living with far away from their homes since more than two years. It’s worth mentioning that the relief aids that… Read More »


Children Gaming Sessions Carried out in Aleppo


The Counseling Center for ‪Psycho-social Support at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Aleppo branch concluded ‪‎children gaming sessions that took place at  the sheltering center in the University ‪‎Campus in Aleppo city. The gaming sessions aimed to ease  the pressure experienced by the children and give them a space to express their feelings through various playing games such as “My Name and I”  which boosts children’s self-confidence.  “My Feelings” is another game that helps children to speak up their  feelings and emotions frankly , while “My Dream and I” allows them to narrate their night dreams, write down their daydreams and ambitions. In the same context  “Dealing with Fear” session let… Read More »


International Humanitarian Law workshop in Al Boteha sub-branch


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Quneitra branch held a workshop on the International Humanitarian Law on 25th February. The workshop, which was organized by the communication team and took place at Al Boteha sub-branch, contained presentations about the basic principles of IHL, safe access, and the main principles of Red Cross and Red Crescent movement. The sessions were conducted by two SARC’s trainer from Quneitra branch and attended by 30 volunteer.


Ms. Marianne Gasser meetings with SARC- Aleppo management

During her visit to ‪‎Aleppo, Ms. Marianne Gasser, the head of International Committee of Red Cross delegation in ‪Syria, conducted a meeting with Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch’s management and field team leaders in the branch. The meeting discussed several ‎humanitarian issues and mechanisms of joint actions between the two components of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent that are based on the same basic principles. ‪‎ICRC delegation headed by Ms. Gasser along with Relief and Assessment Coordinator in ‪‎SARC – Aleppo also visited Al-Ihsan Charity kitchen which is supported by SARC and ICRC.  


ICRC Delegation’s on Field Visits in Aleppo

The Head of  the ICRC delegation in Syria, Ms. Marianne Gasser accompanied with Mr. Hail Assi, SARS’s Aleppo Branch Director, paid a field visit to the Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian Crossing Point . The visit came in a time  while SARC – Aleppo field intervention team was escorting  11 humanitarian case with a companion to each from eastern part of Aleppo city in order to receive the needed medical care. They also visited Tishreen Housing Association ( sheltering centre) to see the SARC  and ICRC collaboration  in action. This project  alone has covered  beneficiaries of 126 families including 600 individuals. The… Read More »


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