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SARC’s Water and Sanitations Teams’ Activities in Nov, 2014.


Within their endeavors to complete the water project, SARC’s Water & Sanitation Teams and in cooperation with ICRC, carried out various tasks all over the Syrian governorates in Nov, 2014. The team managed to deliver calibration items, sterilization pills and chlorine pumps in Damascus countryside (Al-Mouadamieh, Barzeh), Al-Swayda, Qounaytera, Homs (Houla, Talbiseh, Al-Rastan), Raqqa and Deir Ezzor. Regarding water distribution, the team installed a lot of Oxfam tanks, and maintained some already installed ones. They distributed drinkable water on daily bases, and supported Quneitera Water Establishment by securing the drinkable water to all sheltering centers. However, in Al-Hassakeh, the team… Read More »


Training Workshop for Water and Sanitation Teams


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross  organized a training course in Electricity Supplies specialized for water supplies on Oct 13, 14, 15 2014. The mentioned workshop brought together SARC water engineers who are in need to acknowledge basics in electricity networks. In fact, the mentioned workshop is highly important because of the frequent electrical networks breakdown that result in water pumping stations breakdown, the need to install electrical generators and the dire need to install pumps and generators in out of utilities areas that witness overpopulation due to displacement movement. “This… Read More »


convoy to Al-Mouadameh


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent managed to deliver 19 trucks’ convoy to Al-Mouadameh area south Damascus. The delivery contained school needs and facilities like: chairs, tables as well as 1250 boxes of winter clothes for children, 35 creative sets for early childhood, 70 creative sets for school students, 250 hygiene kits for newly born babies and 72 stationary sets that each can satisfy 40 student. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent worked along with the Syrian Government and in cooperation with the UNICEF to carry out this mission.


Training on the principles of Operational Communication for SARC communication officers


Damascus) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in cooperation with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) organized a training workshop for SARC communication officers on the principles of operational communication. The workshop took place between the 28th of September and the 1st of October and brought together 14 communication officers from all 14 SARC branches in the country’s governorates. The main aim of the training workshop is to provide the essential skills to SARC communication officers to enable them to carry out their duties effectively. To do so, the workshop focused more on practical skills rather than… Read More »


WFP GIFTS SARC WITH TRUCKS AND PROTECTIVE GEAR FOR VOLUNTEERS


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)on  October 27, 2014, handed over  15 trucks, 2 four-wheel drive vehicles and 23 protective jackets and helmets to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC). The donation is part of the WFP ongoing  support to enhance the capacity of volunteers to continue to carry out their work of delivering humanitarian assistance across Syria. The President of SARC,  Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar received the donation on behalf of his organization in Damascus. He expressed the organization’s appreciation of the continued support from the WFP. He pointed out that such contributions are of great importance in… Read More »


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