SARC News

SARC participates in the Mediterranean annual conference


Under the slogan “one voice for a stronger Mediterranean action”, the Mediterranean annual conference for Red Cross and Red Crescent was held on 17- 19/10/2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Ziad Msallati, SARC External Relations Consultant, attended the conference, which discussed many topics related to the national societies working on refugees’ protection against sexual exploitation and human trafficking.


The 9th Humanitarian aid convoy reched Deir Ezzour


Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) delivered the 9th humanitarian aid convoy to Deir Ezzour city on 19/10/2017. The 15 trucks convoy carried relief aid items(10.000 food parcels and medicines) provided by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the British Red Cross (BRC). SARC will keep on cooperating with its humanitarian partners on delivering relief aid in order to meet people needs in the city.    


Relief aid convoy to Addar Al- Kabira, Homs


Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) delivered 30 trucks loaded with relief materials to Addar Al- Kabira town in #Homs city on 19/10/2017. The convoy, which jointly delivered by SARC, ICRC and UN, consisted of 6700 food parcels, 6700 flour bags, 8700 hygiene kits, 5000 mattresses, kitchen kits, winter clothes, school supplies, nutrition items, medicines, routine vaccines, polio and measles vaccine.


SARC’s medics gathering in Banias “Experiences Exchange Camp”


63 first aid volunteers and 18 trainers were bounded together with volunteerism and humanitarian work spirits at experience exchange camp in Banias city that extended from 30 September to 5 October 2017. Upon a rehabilitation plan and performance evaluation in first aid field, SARC organized the 5th experience exchange camp with attendance of the first aid technical supervisor and first aid delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). During the six-day camp, many topics were explained and discussed like: reinforce relations among SARC branches, training on first aid maneuvers with practical application that enhance teamwork spirit, challenges and… Read More »


SARC & ICRC held the joint annual meeting


Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) held their joint annual meeting for the year 2017. The meeting, which aimed to review the jointly executed relief program between SARC and ICRC, brought together 18 disaster management and relief coordinators working in SARC-HQ and branches along with 12 delegates and employees working in ICRC relief department. The two-day meeting (1-2/10/2017) discussed many topics related to experience exchange, define positive practices and failure points, the prospects of the humanitarian situation, joint monitoring and follow up activities and response plan for 2018.


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