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Psychological health care service is provided by SARC


Due to the current crisis and its negative impacts on people in Syria, Syrian Arab Red Crescent has gone beyond the usual services provided in health field, and launched psychological health care  service through specialized clinics. These clinics are run by qualified medical cadre, who provides medical diagnosis, behavioral treatments and free medicines. The treatment courses ranged between 6 months and 3 years depending on the cases. Dr. Mazen Khalil, psychiatrist specialist and technical supervisor of the psychological health clinics, stressed on the importance of the beneficiaries’ trust in the psychological treatment. He said that it is a basic step… Read More »


The first workshop on “Geographic Information System”


Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) held its first workshop on the geographic information system on 24- 28/9/2017. 17 information management coordinators from SARC- HQ and branches participated in the workshop. The opening session included an induction to basics of the geographic information system, while other sessions discussed topics on data resources, queries, analysis, referencing and projection. The workshop was concluded with a practical application using SARC data.


Advanced training course on “water pumps”


Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), held an advanced training course on “water pumps” for 23 volunteers on 22- 25/ 9/ 2017. The course aimed to raise SARC volunteers’ technical  capacities in field of water pumps and water supplies in order to implement water project in professional and efficient manner of work. The workshop sessions contained informative lectures and practical applications on various topics: hydraulique principals, instructons on safety and operation, system maintenance and how to detect failures.  


SARC delegation participated in the NRC General Assembly meeting


A Syrian Arab Red Crecent (SARC) delegation headed by SARC president, Eng. Khaled Hboubati, attended the general assembly of the Norwegian Red Cross held in Hughson city. In his word, Mr. Hboubati thanked the Norwegien Red Cross for all support “We sincerely appreciate all the help bestowed upon our SARC organization, and emphaized that our partnership shall be sustained to serve humanity at large , and respond to the needs and requirements of Syrian people, above all the destitute and due beneficiaries” He said. During the meeting, an agreement of partnership between SARC and NRC was signed that stipulates on… Read More »


Collective kitchens… SARC services reach life details


Due to the current circumstances in Syria, all life’s styles have been affected. Today, it is difficult to get the least basic needs of living like health care, clean water and even food. SARC has exerted its best efforts to alleviate sufferings of the most vulnerable people. It managed to set up collective kitchens supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and in cooperation with charity societies. The collective kitchens in (Rural Damascus, Homs and Aleppo) provide hot ready to eat meals for hosted people and displaced people who lives in sheltering centers and skeleton buildings. Cooking… Read More »


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