Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the ICRC, finished his 5-day visit to Syria on Friday, March 22, 2019. Mr. Maurer and the accompanying delegation met Eng. Khaled Hboubati, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) with the attendance of SARC management. During the meeting, Eng. Khaled Hboubati mentioned the vast humanitarian needs in Syria and the importance of the services provided by SARC to the families affected by the crisis, especially that delivered through joint projects by ICRC and SARC. He clarified that SARC volunteers do their best to respond to the most vulnerable people and support them to… Read More »
as a continuation of the responses that the Syrian Arab Red Crescent is doing Across the Syrian governorates, and in support of returning families living along Daraa governorate to meet their emergency needs, on Sunday, 24 March 2019, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered a relief aid convoy consisted of 35 trucks to Daraa alBalad, Daraa almokhayam and tariq alssad. The aid that will be distributed to 6,500 beneficiary families Consisted of the following relief items: (6500 hygiene kits, 250 hygiene kits for Special needs people, 1000 children hygiene kits, 12993 winter clothes set). It is worth to mention that… Read More »
Um Moustafa (65 y), and her family, left everything behind and went through an arduous journey on foot for three days in rainy weather from her village (Sousa in Al-Boukamal) to Al-Hol Camp. The most thing she remembers is the warm welcoming by SARC volunteers, who have provided them with health care, water and hot meals till they got a tent and started receiving humanitarian aid periodically. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in Hasakeh has supported the existing and arriving families with relief aid. Between the period from March 1 to 22, they have distributed 8899 food parcels, 1847… Read More »
SARC has raised the standards of its medical services in Al-Hol Camp through the intervention of a medical convoy consisted of two medical units (include internal, cardiac, Gynecology, laboratory and radiation sections), 3 mobile clinics and 5 ambulances on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The medical teams are providing medical integrated services to the greatest possible number of the people in the camp, while the first aid teams are responding to all urgent calls along the camp.
Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region Conference was kicked off in Brussels on March 12, 2019. The three-day conference brought together more than 1000 participants among them the humanitarian partners of the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, the United Nations and the International Non-government Organization. Eng. Khaled Erksoussi, Secretary General of SARC, attended the conference and gave a speech in which he unveiled his concern is about volunteers and workers protection especially that SARC has lost 65 staff and volunteers in the line of humanitarian duty, not to mention others who have been kidnapped… Read More »