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Humanitarian Relief Aid Convoy to Bluedan Town

In coordination with all active parties on ground, joint exerted efforts by the Disaster Management teams of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Damascus branch and Damascus Rural branch managed to deliver the first convoy of food and non-food relief aid items to Bluedan town on June 1st 2015. The convoy, which is provided by the UN offices, contained: 1000 food parcel, 1000 hygiene parcel, 300 diapers for olds, 1000 baby diapers and 1000 sanitary napkin. Moreover, the convoy was loaded also with 3000 breadbasket, that supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Syrian Arab Red… Read More »

TOT Course for Psycho-social Support Team

Building Capacities is ranked on the top priorities at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Organization. Therefore, the organization launched a TOT course for psycho-social support team on May 11- 17/2015. The course brought 27 volunteers together and included various topics that aimed to enhance the competences and capabilities of the PSS trainers. Dr. Fayzeh Al-Abdullah, PSS Project Coordinator shed light to the importance of the course saying: ‘The course is aimed to habilitate the volunteers and enable them to manage training courses at their branches. The current training concentrates on the technical aspect that related to the means of training,… Read More »

Dr. Hazem Bakleh Represents SARC Organization in the 68th World Health Assembly 2015

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent participated in the 68th World Health Assembly 2015 that held on May 18- 26, 2015 in Geneva. Dr. Hazem Bakleh, MD, Director of Medical Services of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, attended the assembly as SARC’ representative, and  lit a candle in memorial for fallen health workers who lost their lives for others to live. During the assembly, Dr. Bakleh gave a word on dangers that put healthcare personnel at risks. “I know first-hand the fear, danger and risk that have become inherent to our jobs.  As humanitarians, it is our duty and our passion… Read More »

Water & Sanitation Training Course in Banias Camp

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent’s water project has supported 80% of the Syrian residents all over the country during the heavily prevailing crisis. In fact, the dire need to securing safe water for all people put SARC with huge task of exerting all needed efforts to succeed the water projects and to support it with logistics and human resources capacities. In this context, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross organized a training course aimed to promoting water & sanitation staff’s skills. The course, which was held in SARC’s camp in… Read More »

Joint Water & Sanitation Program Agreement is signed

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the International Committee of the Red Cross signed an agreement, “Joint Water & Sanitation Program” 2015, on May 18.2015 in Damascus. Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), noted that SARC hopes this agreement will be effectively and efficiently implemented according to the projects and plans. He also assured that he himself will supervise the project as well as the implementation to make sure that everything is done as planned. In the same context, Dr. Attar took a chance to thank all ICRC and SARC staff members who exerted best… Read More »

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