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SARC finished measles vaccination campaign in East Ghouta


Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Douma sub-branch finished a vaccination campaign included school vaccinations (for children between 6- 12 years) and vaccination against measles (for the first and sixth elementary grades) in East Ghouta on 16 – 28/9/2017. 23,339 students in 55 schools were vaccinated in Douma city and Misraba town. The campaign covered 48,000 children all over East Ghouta area.      


SARC aid convoy entered western rural of Al-Raqqa


19 trucks loaded with relief aid reached Dibsi Affnan, Dibsi Al- Faraj areas and the whole western rural of Al-Raqqa on 28/10/2017. The aid, which meets the needs of 1500 families there, consisted of food parcels, hygiene kits, kitchen kits, mattresses, blankets, medicines, medical items and water & sanitation items offered by the International Committee of the Red Cross.  


SARC volunteer martyred and another wounded in Deir Ezzour


Syrian Arab Red Crescent mourns the loss of red crescent volunteer, Mohamed Zakaria Al- Ahmad, who sacrificed his life in the line of duty in Deir Ezzour on Monday, 23/10/2017 due to the current circumstances in the city. at the same time, another volunteer, Rashed Al-Dandal, is wounded there. SARC calls on all parties to respect and protect humanitarian aid workers, and to facilitate their mission. SARC extends its condolences to the martyr’s family, friends, and fellow volunteers at this sad time. May martyr’s soul rests in peace, and wish all wounded people get well soon. SARC is  Not A… Read More »


SARC participates in the Mediterranean annual conference


Under the slogan “one voice for a stronger Mediterranean action”, the Mediterranean annual conference for Red Cross and Red Crescent was held on 17- 19/10/2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Ziad Msallati, SARC External Relations Consultant, attended the conference, which discussed many topics related to the national societies working on refugees’ protection against sexual exploitation and human trafficking.


The 9th Humanitarian aid convoy reched Deir Ezzour


Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) delivered the 9th humanitarian aid convoy to Deir Ezzour city on 19/10/2017. The 15 trucks convoy carried relief aid items(10.000 food parcels and medicines) provided by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the British Red Cross (BRC). SARC will keep on cooperating with its humanitarian partners on delivering relief aid in order to meet people needs in the city.    


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