Health Enhancement team of Water & Sanitation Project in SARC started an awareness campaign in Hassakeh governorate in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and Hassakeh Health Directorate. Under its motto of combating leishmaniasis, the campaign targeted more than 250 villages, communities and neighborhoods with beneficiaries total to 40.000 families that is about 200.000 people. The campaign included awareness session for women on the leishmaniasis disease and ways to avoid it, as well as awareness sessions for children on personal hygiene behaviors. Also the team distributed mosquito nets and educational brochures about the mentioned disease It is… Read More »
Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), received Mr. Sven Mollekleiv, president of the Norwegian Red Cross (NRC) on Sep 27th 2016. During his three day visit. Mr. Mollekleiv will see over a distribution point in Qatana in Rural Damascus as the (NRC) supports SARC with 128.000 food parcel and 168.000 hygiene kit. He will also pay a visit to Homs city in which the (NRC) support SARC on executing 24 water projects in cooperation with Homs Water Institution there and accompanied with SARC Homs water project manager. Finally, he will visit another distribution point in… Read More »
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) started a humanitarian response to Foua’a & Kiffrya in Rural Edlib and Madaya & Zabadani in Rural Damascus. The response involved delivering 53 trucks loaded with relief items to Madaya & Zabadani, and 18 trucks to Foa’a & Kiffrya. It is worth noting that 14 out of the 18 mentioned trucks are to be dilevered from Turkey in cooperation with the UN Offices and the International Committee of the Red Cross. The relief items, which contain food, non-food, medicals and flour, will cover the needs of 40.000 people in Madaya & Zabadani, as well… Read More »
Press Release: The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) are outraged by last night’s horrific attack on a SARC warehouse and an aid convoy in Orem Al Kubra (Big Orem) in rural Aleppo. Around twenty civilians and one SARC staff member were killed, as they were unloading trucks carrying vital humanitarian aid. Much of the aid was destroyed. The attack deprives thousands of civilians of much-needed food and medical assistance. “We’re totally devastated by the deaths of so many people, including one… Read More »
Water team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in Al-Hasakeh carried out an urgent response in which they maintained and repaired the basic water pipeline in Al-Hasakeh in cooperation with Water Institution there. Throughout three days of intensive work ( 24-26 /8/2016), the team managed to replace the damaged parts with new one so that the water could be pumped again and reached beneficiaries total to 80.000 people.