The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) has organized a four day training course “Communication Skills” for media and communication teams on May 7th, 2017. This course is the first of its kind as it deals with subjects of editing of humanitarian stories, reports, profiles, features, social media news, media interviews of critical humanitarian cases and field communication skills. 35 communication officers and volunteers participated in this training course which aimed to develop their communication competences and upgrade the level of media and communication capacities of SARC. It is worth to mention that the training course was carried out in cooperation… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) delivered a humanitarian relief aid convoy (51 trucks loaded with food and non-food items) to Douma city in Rural Damascus on May 02, 2017 in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the UN Offices. The relief items consisted of 7000 flour bags, 7000 food parcels, educational sets, creative sets, children clothes, nutrition items, medicines, routine vaccines, vaccines for children, insulin and dialysis items that covers 750 dialysis sessions. It is worth to mention that for SARC it is the second access to the East Ghota areas in 2017.
On April 23, 2017, Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered humanitarian relief aid to Al-Yarmouk Camp area in south Damascus. The relief aid consisted of 300 food parcels, 300 hygiene kits provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent in cooperation with the World Food Program managed to deliver 62,452 tons of humanitarian relief aid to Harabesh neighborhood in Deir Ezzour city on Wednesday, April19, 2017. The relief aid was deliverd via three air drops and contained cooking oil, sugar, rice, lentils, salt, and bulgur to match the needs of 1500 families there. In its turn, SARC will manage all collection, transfer and distribution process in coordination with the Relief sub-committee in Deir Ezzour governorate. It is worth to mention that SARC has renewed the beneficiaries’ relief aid cards during the first quarter of… Read More »
Damascus, April 16, 2017 For the fifth day in row, Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) teams continue with their humanitarian duty in the four towns (Zabadani & Madaya in Rural Damascus and Al-Fu’ah & Kefraya in Rural Edlib). Hundreds of SARC volunteers are still providing the humanitarian services needed by evacuees in the mentioned areas with neutrality and impartiality manner and based on confidence and upon request of the negotiated and agreed parties. It is highly important to mention that the Syrian Arab Red Crescent is not involved or part of the agreement. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent strongly condemns the attack… Read More »