The Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation supported The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) with 12 equipped ambulances on July 18, 2016. Due to the dire need 7 of these ambulances will handover to SARC Aleppo branch while the rest will be distributed to the other branches. The delivery process was attended by Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, Ambassador Manuel Bessler, Delegate of the Swiss Federal Council for Humanitarian Aid and Head of Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit, Mr. Thomas Oertle, Head of Division Middle East and North Africa, Mr. Manuel Etter, Regional Head of Cooperation of the… Read More »
Water and Sanitation teams in Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) managed to install two electricity generating sets in Al-Hassakeh on 17-18 July 2016. The first set (1.650 KVA) was installed in Alook project station due to the dire need for water and the lack of its resources there. The station which would secure clean water for more than 500.000 beneficiaries in Tall Al-Tammer, Al-Hool and other rural areas there. The second set (1.000 KVA) was installed in Al-Hassakeh grain mill that would secure flour and support many public and private… Read More »
Damascus , 3 July 2016 Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) convoy came under fire on their way back from Rural Damascus on Wednesday, June 28, 2016. The teams were on a mission delivering humanitarian relief aid to Zamalka and Erbeen areas when their car was shot and had one of the staff hit though SARC’s emblem was clearly shown on mentioned car. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent calls on all parties to respect SARC emblem, to provide protection for SARC teams and enable them to carry out their humanitarian missions, which aimed to alleviate sufferings of the most vulnerable people. It is… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) has concluded works of drills, outfits and activations of two wells in Deir Ezzour city. These works were done by SARC’S water and sanitation teams and in cooperation with UNICEF. The wells, which are located in Tabb Al-Joura and Al-Mouazafeen neighborhoods, are solar- powered as some of the basic water stations became out of service. SARC handover the management of the mentioned wells to the Water Institution in Deir Ezzour to run them according to the needs. It is worth to mention that SARC in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent Organization in cooperation with UN and the International Committee of the Red Cross delivered two humanitarian relief aid convoys to Zamalka, Erbeen and West Harasta areas on June 29, 2016. The first convoy (37 trucks) were loaded with 4000 food parcels, 2400 flour bags, medicines and nutrient items; while the second one (14 trucks) were loaded with 2500 food parcels, 1500 flour bags, 2500 canned food parcels, nutrients, medicines and other non-food items.