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Under the slogan “Separated by distances but brought together by the humanitarian work passion and objective.”

Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) shares his experiences with Yemen Red Crescent Society (YRCO) For the implementation of the RCRC Movement principle of the Internationalism on one hand, and for the successful application of the Community-Based Health and First Aid (eCBHFA) program achieved by SARC on the other hand, it was approved for SARC to deliver its experiences in the MENA Zone. The eCBHFA coordinator at SARC-HQ and accompanied trainers have conducted course aimed to rehabilitate facilitators for the same program in Sana’a in Yemen on 17-25/6/2019. 27 participant of the Yemen Red Crescent Society attended the course in order… Read More »


Modifications to Sphere Standards 2018 are discussed in a workshop

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent held a workshop on 28-29 Jun 2019 aimed at discussing the modification of Sphere Standards 2018. The workshop brought 13 Sphere trainers together where they discussed the recently modified Sphere handbook, its integration among the cycle of SARC’s programs and projects, how to be used in monitoring & evaluation process and in urban areas along with many other contexts. They also developed a new plan for Sphere training and had a look over the Arabic edition of the handbook training kit. It is worth mentioning that the workshop is supported by the British Red Cross.


Daraa Al-Balad received 32 food aid trucks

In the context of its humanitarian response in #Daraa governorate, the #SyrianArabRedCrescent dispatched a humanitarian aid convoy, supported by the World Food Program to Daraa Al-Balad area on 16/6/2019. The convoy consisted of 32 trucks loaded with 6,500 Food parcels and 6500 flour bags in order to meet the basic needs of the people there through an immediate distribution process, which is going on currently. It is worth mentioning that SARC has already delivered hygiene kits and winter clothes, supported by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNICEF and Danish Refugee Council , to the same… Read More »


Love heals wounds inflicted by life and all that broken by hard times


Since he was a child, love of work has created an incentive to Abo-Loai to repair broken appliances at home and gain, through time, useful experience for a sustainable livelihood. Years ago, he has lost his right leg due to an accident left him with a prosthesis. However, the artificial limb was broken under the heavy burdens carried out by the 50-years-man. He tried many times to repair it in order to work and make living for his four children. When he knew about the prosthetics program implemented Syrian Arab Red Crescent (Lattakia branch), he had his application registered and… Read More »


Press release: Field hospital opens for displaced people in Al-Hol camp

Damascus, May 29th 2019 Syria: Field hospital opens for displaced people in Al-Hol camp   Damascus – A new field hospital to assist patients wounded in war or suffering from illness will open this week in Al-Hol camp to address the massive humanitarian needs after an influx of people in recent months.   The hospital is opening with support from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Norwegian Red Cross.   The more than 63,000 people who have arrived in Al-Hol since December had been without access to health care in… Read More »


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