According to its plan designed for capacity building and follow up work, SARC’s information management department held its annual meeting in which they outlined achievements in 2017 and discussed the plan of 2018. The meeting, which took place on 27-28/01/2017, tackled difficulties and challenges faced in information management field, sharing of work templates related to distribution and warehouses and daily reports. In addition, some graphics presentations designed by IM coordinators were shown for experience exchange among SARC branches.
Mr. Khaled Hboubati, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, received Mr. Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator and accompanied delegation in SARC -HQ in Damascus. Mr. Hboubati confirmed the importance of more cooperation between SARC and UN amid the increase of humanitarian needs n Syria. “During the years of crisis, we endeavor to reach everyone with impartiality, but given our work in the field, we noticed that the needs still increase day by day as the circumstances improve in the country. This demand more collaboration in order to serve the most vulnerable people.” He… Read More »
SARC water and sanitation project in cooperation with ICRC carried out a rehabilitation and maintenance process to Al-Jbeseh water desalination station in Al-Shaddadi city in Al-Hassakeh governorate on 26/12/2017. Due to the witnessed circumstance there, the station was hugely damaged and put out of service. The process covered a replace of all overlays and electro-mechanical apparatuses, a rehabilitation of the drinking water sources and tanks, installing an electricity generating set with a capacity of 400 KVA and providing water treatment items supply for two years. It is worth mentioning that the mentioned station is the only active one in the… Read More »
As SARC livelihood team in Idleb branch successfully carried out the home gardens project in cooperation with the International federation of the Red Cross and red crescent, the project will be expanded to cover 600 beneficiaries in 6 affected villages. The team distributed an agriculture parcel for each beneficiary. The parcel contains agriculture tools (rake, axe, watering hose 25 m) and seeds of chickpea, lettuce, spinach, onion, garlic, beans and peas in addition to 5 kg of the superphosphate fertilizer. This project comes to re-energize those beneficiaries under the current difficult circumstances, upgrade them to self-sufficiency level and food security and… Read More »