Brussels, 30 June 2020 Syrian Arab Red Crescent and IFRC appeal for increased access and safety of volunteers at the beginning of Syria pledging conference Brussels, 30 June 2020 – For ten years, the people of Syria have faced a brutal and unrelenting crisis. The Covid-19 pandemic and recent harsher economic sanctions have exacerbated humanitarian needs, making the situation more untenable than ever before, for civilians with no stake to the conflict. More than 11 million Syrians, who were once self-sufficient, are reliant on humanitarian assistance. Unemployment is above 50 per cent and food prices increased by 133 per cent… Read More »
Damascus: 11/10/2019 The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) voices concern about the current escalation of hostilities, which would exacerbate the plight and internal displacement, in the Northeast area, where SARC was and is still making every effort to meet the needs of the families suffering adverse conditions. To date SARC volunteers from different departments take the responsibility to lend a hand to all people affected by the floods that hit Hasakeh and Qamishli earlier this year. They do their best to deliver quality services to the people in Al-Hol Camp, in which children and women constitute the majority, particularly through… Read More »
Committed to responsibilities of promoting Sphere principals, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) carried out the first training course on Sphere’s new edition handbook (2018), which SARC has contributed translating into Arabic. The training, supported by the British Red Cross, brought 32 staff members of all SARC branches and HQ together where they engaged practical and theoretical sessions on 18- 21 Sep, 2019. It is worth mentioning that SARC is Sphere’s focal point in Syrian.