On 17/01/2017, a delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) accompanied by SARC Water and Sanitation team paid a field visit to some of the many water projects in Damascus city. The delegation, which included Mr. Javier Cordoba WatHab Head of Sector and Mr. Laurent Bidel, WatHab Electro-mechanical referent, toured some sheltering centers (Deeb Al-Rifa’ai school in Al-Qadam area and Shdydi sheltering center in Dummar area). The delegation also saw the work at Al-Qadam pump station, the water purification station, the great water tank in Damascus and the boreholes project in Al-Rabweh area, which contributes to approximately 16%… Read More »
In cooperation with International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) ,British Red Cross (BRC) and Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) organized two advanced training courses in Disaster Management on 3-26/11/2016. The courses, which took place in Banias Training Camp in Tartous city , brought together 119 volunteers from all SARC branches. The training included sessions on the new disaster management curriculum that issued in 2015 by IFRC, in addition to practical training and maneuvers.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) carried out an emergency response to water shortage in cooperation with Damascus Water supply Authority and ICRC. More than 125 volunteers and staff member of SARC commenced the response on the very beginning of the water shortage crises that started on Dec 26th. Up to date they managed to provide about 1306 M3 of water, via SARC water tanks, to social support centers, bakeries, sheltering centers, schools and hospitals (Ibn Al-Nafees Hospital, the Surgical Medicine Hospital and the Ophthalmology Hospital), They also provided 416 M3 of water directly to the affected people in several areas (Kafar… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) constantly distribute bread bags to the people in Deir Ezzour. On 3/11/2016, SARC started distributing 7000 bread bags but the number was increased to 15000 bags once registration process is concluded on 14/11/2016.
New TOT in First Aid Field SARC- First Aid Central Committee concluded a TOT course in first aid field. The course, which was launched on 5-12 Dec 2016 in SARC building capacities compound, brought 37 trainees together with supervision of 15 trainers. It is aimed to rehabilitate new trainers in the first aid field in all SARC branches.