Syrian Arab Red Crescent Communication team has continued his activities in publishing the principles of International Red Cross and Red Crescent and the basic principles of International Humanitarian Law (IHL), where the team finished a workshop in Quneitra which included a variety lectures on the principles of IHL, safe access for volunteers who works in the field of violence or conflict armed and correct use of the emblems of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. about 35 volunteers participated in the workshop and lectures were given by trainers from the branch. Volunteers confirmed the importance of knowledge IHL and its… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch’s field intervention team continues its humanitarian aids by provide safe front-line crossing through Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian Crossing Points. Yesterday, the team escorted 29 humanitarian cases, 15 of which crossed back after receiving the needed medical treatment, while the other 14 are still under medical observation.
SARC Homs branch board of directors received UN Under Secretary General for Safety&Security, Peter Drennan, UN humanitarian coordinator Yacoub El Hillo, and heads of UN offices in Homs. During the visit, Mr. Baher Kayal, SARC Homs operations manager, briefed them on the conditions the volunteers work in, and the ways of improving cooperation between SARC and UN offices.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent constantly works on building capacity and skills of its volunteers at the field work, in order to be able to deliver humanitarian services efficiently. For this purpose , a Telecom Radio workshop was held for three days (1-3 March 2015) . The workshop brought together 17 volunteers from different Rural-Damascus’ sub-branches and centers. The workshop included scientific information on modern radio communications systems and way to build these systems and how to operate it in the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization. This workshop also included practice on the operation system(repeater and fixed stations). The volunteers were trained… Read More »
Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Aleppo branch’s teams succeeded in delivering Albumin, supported by World Health Organization, and cardiac chronic medications to Cardiac Clinics in eastern Aleppo neighborhoods (AlSukkari, AlSha’ar, AlMaghayer and AlSakhour). As soon as the mentioned medications ran out, SARC responded urgently to provide them through Bustan AlQasr – AlMasharqa Humanitarian Crossing Point and after coordinating with all parties on ground. Delivered medications also contained basic hypotensive agents and blood thinners.