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Joint delegation accompanies a humanitarian relief aid convoy to Douma

Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and United Nations (UN) Offices delivered a humanitarian relief aid #convoy (48 trucks) to 35,000 people in Douma city on Aug 17, 2017. The convoy is accompanied with senior delegation headed by Mr. Khaled Hbubati, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, and Ms. Marian Ghasser, head of the ICRC delegation in Syria and Mr. Ali Za’atari, UN resident coordinator in Syria. it is worth mentioning that the delivered relief aid which received by SARC Doma Sub Branch relief #aid consists of 7000 food parcels, 7000 flour bags, medical equipment, and routine periodic vaccinesand vaccines for measles


Official Statement regarding the situation in Raqqa City


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) regrets the deteriorating situation civilian in Raqqa city are suffering from as a result of the ongoing events, Specially the targeting of public services facilities and health care facilities. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent appeals to all parties to neutralize these facilities in order to ensure lifesaving services to #civilians are maintained and accessible according To the principles of the International humanitarian law (IHL) specifically the principle of proportional use of force.


SARC & ICRC in joint visit to Raqqa


A joint delegation from the Syrian  Arab Red Crescent (SARC )and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) paid a visit to Al Aqttan Camp in Ein Issa area north Raqqa governorate on August 1st, 2017. This visit came to assess the basic humanitarian needs of health, water and relief where a study was conducted for potential projects related to urgent water supplies and providing more water tanks, jerrycans and water sterilization items. The joint delegation was briefed on the humanitarian situations there which can feedback to the infrastructure project studies in north Raqqa in general and in camps in particular. In the… Read More »


ARCO Delegation visits SARC


A delegation from the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization (ARCO) paid a visit to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) on 18-19/7/2017. Mr. Khaled Hbubati, SARC President, welcomed the delegation, who consisted of Dr. Ibrahim A. El-Dowy, Head of Research and Information Center, and Mr. Bashir Errahmani, Media Manager. They visited SARC headquarters and made field tour around Al-Maysat Distribution Center and prosthetics and Handicapped Rehabilitation Center of SARC. It is worth to mention that the visit aimed to estimate the possibility of collaboration between ARCO and SARC.


SARC received humanitarian aid plane provided by Czech Red Cross


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) received humanitarian medical aid provided by the Czech Red Cross in cooperation with the Czech Government. These aid, which include medical items and equipment were delivered by air and reached Damascus International Airport on 18/7/2017. Mr. Osama Bitar, Director General of SARC, and Ms. Eva Fillipi, Czech Ambassador in Syria welcomed Dr. Josef Konecny, the Secretary General of the Czech Red Cross who arrived in accompany with the plane. On behalf of SARC, Mr. Bitar expressed his deep gratitude to the Czech Republic and people; and to the Czech Red Cross for the huge… Read More »


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