Deir Ezzour city received the 8th humanitarian relief aid convoy delivered by Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) Today: September 27, 2017. The convoy (36 trucks) was loaded with canned food parcels, nutrients, winter clothes for children, kitchen kits, blankets, mattresses, plastic sheets, baby diapers, hygiene kits for men and women and solar flashlights provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the UN. SARC continues its work to alleviate sufferings of the people in Deir Ezzour city.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) held a workshop under the title “Administrative and Financial Rules and Procedures” on Sep 18th, 2017. The workshop was opened with the attendance of the finance manager of SARC, and with participation of the accountants from SARC (branches and HQ) and ICRC. The workshop involved many subjects related to raise the administration and financial coordination level between SARC and ICRC.
With participation of 6 trainers from Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), SARC launched the first training course in “Telecommunication Systems” on 10-14/9/2017. The course brought together 8 telecommunication coordinators from all SARC branches in order to develop their skills at work. It is worth to mention that SARC-Telecommunication Project provides services that cover all SARC’s departments (disaster management, health, water 7 sanitation, psychosocial support,…etc), and secures a communication process among all field teams on ground during humanitarian missions, especially humanitarian aid convoys.
Relief aid convoy for 25000 people reached Harasta, Masraba and Madiara areas on Saturday, 23 Sep, 2017. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy (42 trucks), which was delivered in cooperation with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and UN, was loaded with 5000 food parcels, 5000 flour bags, baby milk, medicines, children’s clothes, nutrition items and school supplies.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) started on a new medical service by providing children, who suffer sight problems, with colored glasses. This service carries beneficial medication and entertainment as it helps the children (under 14) whose families couldn’t afford treatment expenses to improve their sight and enjoy putting on the colored glasses. 120 children benefited from the service in August 2017 through SARC clinics in Jaramana, Dwaela’a and Al-Tall areas. Moreover, SARC, in cooperation with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), exerts more efforts to provide the service at all SARC clinics.