SARC News

SARC revitalizes “Damask Rose” in Al Marrah


Al Marrah village is considered the basic breeding ground for Damask Rose that carried the name of the Syrian capital along with the scent of its legacy and remained faithful to the very hands that work in cultivating the roses until they got wearied by the crisis after being an income source to the residents of Damask Rose village. For the sake of revival of this inheritance, and enabling its possessors to regain it, the vocational training center in the SARC– humanitarian support project, with a support from UNHCR, launched a month and a half training workshop, attended by twenty trainees. The workshop included teaching the… Read More »


SARC ERP Projects Coordinator

  Position: ERP Project Coordinator Employer: Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) Headquarters     The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) is an independent humanitarian organization of public utility, it is permanent and continuous, and has a legal entity and enjoys financial and administrative independence. SARC was founded in 1942 according to the decrees No/540/ 1942 and No/117/ 1966 which regulate the Organization’s work. It was recognized by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva (ICRC) in 1946 and is committed to upholding the Geneva Conventions and the Seven Fundamental Principles of the International Movement of Red Cross and… Read More »


Access to drinking water in Eastern Ghouta is facilitated by SARC


Within the framework of SARC-Water and Reconstruction team, access to drinking water in Eastern Ghouta have been eased through installing fixed water tanks in #Harasta and Rasem Zainab in April 2018. Currently, the team is installing more water tanks in Arbin, Zamalka, Hazza, Douma, Saqba, Kafer Batna and Ein Tarma towns. It is worth mentioning that the tanks (capacity of 2- 5 cubic meter) are provided by International Committee of the Red Cross.  


SARC PSS center in Douma is all over again 


Boukra Ahla (Tomorrow is more beautiful) SARC-PSS in Douma city, launched its first activities after a hiatus of five months and received 42 children on May 13, 2018. The activities included entertainments, drawing, handmade and music classes. Noura (11) is so happy that the center reopened and she can enjoy time along with her friends there. “As Tomorrow is more beautiful center is reopened, all days will be beautiful” she said.


Health awareness activities launched to complement water-providing services


SARC’s water and construction teams secured clean water in Ad-Dwair shelter while health awareness promotion teams reached out more than 250 children through didactic and entertainment activities directed at health promotion and lice prevention. They also held awareness sessions on personal hygiene with the participation of 150 teenagers and 300 adults daily. These activities included distribution of 6442 anti-lice shampoo, 3000 anti-lice spray, 5567 hygiene kits, 8523 baby diapers, 13460 sanitary towels, 248 adult diapers, 3871 personal hygiene kits, 1134 buckets, 100 cleaning items and 512 jerrycans.   These items are provided by (International Committee of the Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNFPA, UNICEF, Danish Refugee… Read More »


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