Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) Welcomed Mr. Anthony Lake, the Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Mr. Peter Salameh, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africaon and Ms. Hana Singer, UNICEF Resident Representative in Syria on Monday, February 29, 2016. During the meeting, they discussed the mechanisms to develop the joint work between the UNICEF and SARC in field of water, Relief and health. Dr. Attar stressed the importance of the support provided by UNICEF notably the water and sanitation project which covers the needs of affected people all… Read More »
Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), received Dr. Thomas Oertle, head of the Middle East and North Africa Division of the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. During the meeting, the two parties signed a mutual work agreement. Dr. Attar mentioned the importance of forging closer ties of humanitarian cooperation between the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization and the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, which worked in Syria before. “We welcome back the cooperation which will have positive impacts on the work of SARC first aid squads.
Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), received Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the accompanied delegation, which included Mr. Robert Mardini, regional director of the ICRC, and Ms. Maryan Ghasser, head of ICRC delegation in Syria, in Al-Zahera Centre of SARC –Damascus branch on Tue, Feb 23rd 2016. Mr. Maurer knocked about the emergency and the operation departments and watched the carried out works at dialysis, laboratory, clinics and the CT department. He also visited the psychosocial support department and expressed his high admirations to the professional efficiency… Read More »
Damascus , 17 February 2016 In cooperation with UN offices in Syria, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent(SARC) delivered relief aid (food & medicines) to five hard to reach areas: Madaya ,Zabadani and Moadamiya In Rural Damascus And Kefraya and Foua In Rural Idleb. About 115 trucks loaded with food parcels, flour, nutritious items, date biscuit, peanut butter and medicines 18 Trucks headed to Foua & Kefraya, while 65 Trucks headed to Madaya & Zabadani and 32 to Moadamiya. In addition, two mobile clinics and medical staff of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent accompanied the trucks and provided the needed medical services there. It is worth to mention that in cooperation… Read More »
Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered relief aid (food and medical items) to hard to reach areas in Deir Ezzour city on Wednesday, February 14, 2016. The items included 2850 food parcel (cans, palm, olive oil, pasta and thyme) supported by ICRC. Moreover, SARC managed to deliver first aid equipment and medicines that supported by IFRC. The items will be distributed in accordance to beneficiaries lists.