25/1/2015 The Syrian Arab Red Crescent President, Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar met the Assistant Secretary- General Regional Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Kevin M. Kennedy and with the attendance of Mr. Yacoub al-Helo, the Representative of the UN Development Program and Coordinator of UN Humanitarian Aid in Syria. The meeting, which took place at the SARC’s headquarters in Damascus, involved discussions about the active working international organizations that cooperate with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in providing humanitarian aid. They talked over the best ways to increase these humanitarian aid that covered only 4% of the needs. On the other hand, the… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »