Under the title “The International Humanitarian Law in Syria …. Reality and Ambition”, the first event of the Syrian National Commission on IHL is launched today on May 21, 2017. The event was opened by Dr. Faisal al-Miqdad, Deputy-Foreign Minister and president of the Syrian National Commission on IHL, Mr. Engineer Khaled Hbubati, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and Ms. Marian Ghaser, president of the ICRC delegation in Syria. The event, which aimed to confirm the importance of promoting the International Humanitarian Law, was attended by members of the Syrian National Commission on IHL, prominent characters, ambassadors and representatives… Read More »
Through Similka border checkpoint, Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) facilitated a process of transport and delivery of a wheat grinder machine to Al-Hassakeh flour mill. This machine is considered the essential part of the flour production line. It will increase the flour production to satisfy the needs of 60,000 beneficiaries in the city and rural around. These services are carried out by SARC’S Water and Housing teams in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) has organized a four day training course “Communication Skills” for media and communication teams on May 7th, 2017. This course is the first of its kind as it deals with subjects of editing of humanitarian stories, reports, profiles, features, social media news, media interviews of critical humanitarian cases and field communication skills. 35 communication officers and volunteers participated in this training course which aimed to develop their communication competences and upgrade the level of media and communication capacities of SARC. It is worth to mention that the training course was carried out in cooperation… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) delivered a humanitarian relief aid convoy (51 trucks loaded with food and non-food items) to Douma city in Rural Damascus on May 02, 2017 in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the UN Offices. The relief items consisted of 7000 flour bags, 7000 food parcels, educational sets, creative sets, children clothes, nutrition items, medicines, routine vaccines, vaccines for children, insulin and dialysis items that covers 750 dialysis sessions. It is worth to mention that for SARC it is the second access to the East Ghota areas in 2017.
On April 23, 2017, Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered humanitarian relief aid to Al-Yarmouk Camp area in south Damascus. The relief aid consisted of 300 food parcels, 300 hygiene kits provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.