On the World Refugee Day, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) – Humanitarian Support Project – Child Protection Department organized an event titled “A Kite”. Mr. Osama Bitar, Head of Humanitarian Support Project , opened the event and had a word in which he confirmed on the importance of cooperation with the UNHCR “We do thank the UNHCR for efficient cooperation and huge support that go back to 1991, and we are looking forward for more constant collaboration” said Mr. Bitar. In his turn Mr. Jahangir Dorrani, UNCHR Operational Manager, thanked SARC for organizing the event and said “The principle… Read More »
Under the title “Keep on Safety during Humanitarian Responses” the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) launched an unprecedented workshop with participation of 28 trainees from SARC branches in Dara’a, Qunaitera, Idleb, Hama, Aleppo, Homs and Rural Damascus on 1-2/7/2017. As awareness programs are on the top priorities of SARC, this workshop came to support these programs and to shed light on the risky war remnants which could be faced in hard to reach areas where SARC volunteers may carry out humanitarian responses. It is noteworthy that the attendants are… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent- HQ in cooperation with UNICEF organized two induction workshops related to psychosocial support (PSS) on “Project of Protection and Active Response for children teenagers and crisis affected persons” on 12-17/6/2017. The workshops involved various subjects like: (PSS activities addressed to the people with special needs, child protection awareness, vocational training program for adults and crisis’ remnants awareness program). SARC –PSS coordinators along with 54 volunteers, data entry staff members, who work in SARC community centers and mobile clinics, participated in the workshops, which brought them together from SARC branches of Damascus, Rural Damascus, Dara’a, Homs,… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) condemns the attack that targeted it’s humanitarian aid convoy, which was supposed to be delivered to Harasta area today. Unfortunately, the convoy and its team were on their way when the bullets ran over them. One of the trucks’ drivers was severely injured and transported to the hospital. He is now under surgery. This attack happened where #SARC and its #humanitarian partnerswork hand in hand to deliver 37 trucks loaded with relief aid. SARC calls on all parties to protect the humanitarian workers, facilitate their mission and respect SARC emblem. We are #NotATarget !… Read More »
Due to the imposed accumulated stress over the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteers, SARC organized a workshop on peer support program on 14-17/5/2017. The course, which is carried out in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross, targeted 13 volunteers of Damascus branch and supported them with the needed training on how to deal with the psychological stress. The participating volunteers will be able to promote the service of peer support among their colleagues in the branch.