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Bread is delivered to Qoudssaia Area


The Disaster Management Unit (DMU) of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent- Damascus branch managed to deliver 5000 bread sack to Qoudssaia area on the 1st of October 2015. The mission was carried out accordance to the mutual program with the International Committee of the Red Cross, and in coordination with the Reconciliation Committees and the Relief Sub-committee. The DMU squads monitored the whole process and ensured that the bread is delivered to the most vulnerable residents and to the displaced people in five sheltering centers there.


IFRC MENA Zone Director Visits SARC Organization


Director of the Middle East and North Africa zone for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societiesو Mr. Elias Ghanem visited the Syrian Arab Red Crescent on Sep 16th 2015, and met with Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC). The meeting included a presentation on the services and activities provided by SARC. Then they arranged preparations to the expected meetings of the Red Cross Red Crecent Societies. The visit included also a field tour to Disaster Management Unite, First Aid Squads Center and Clinics in order to cast an eye to the… Read More »


Netherland Red Cross Visits Syrian Arab Red Crescent


Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), welcomed a delegation from Netherland Red Cross (NLRC) consisted of Mr.Juriaan Ruben Lahr, head of international assistance and Mr. Merlijn Stoffels, media relations officer. Dr. Attar introduced a comprehensive briefing about SARC activities and services in various fields, aspects of prevailed cooperation between the SARC and NLRC and ways to increase the collaboration between the two parties. The visit, which was on 31 Aug – 3 Sep 2015, included a field tour to SARC –rural Damascus branch, the consulting center in Dwellah area, and the Child Friend Center in… Read More »


SARC Volunteers Maintain Major Water Pipeline in Mzyreeb, Dara’a


In cooperation with Water Institution in Dara’a governorate, SARC water and sanitation team maintained the major water pipeline that runs between Al-Yadoudah, which is hotspot, and Dara’a city. The pipeline was severely damaged due to the stressed situations prevailed in the area. However, SARC’s volunteers along with Water Institution staff managed to repair it and put water back to about 117.000 residents in Al-Yadoudah, Khrabet Al-Shahem, Aldahia and all over Dara’a Al-Bald.


Danish Red Cross paid a visit to Syrian Arab Red Crescent


A delegation from the Danish Red Cross (DRC) paid a briefing visit to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization (SARC) on 22- 29 Aug 2015. The visit aimed to have the delegation briefed on the cooperation process between DRC and SARC in fields of relief, health and psycho-social support, and the ability of more collaboration with SARC as it is the only effective and efficient working organization all over the country. The delegation, who consists of Mr. Jacob Harbo, Head of the International Support and Mr. Niels Juel, Humanitarian Advisor, met with Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab… Read More »


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