SARC News

Advanced Training Courses in Disaster Management


In cooperation with International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC)  ,British Red Cross  (BRC) and Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC)  organized two advanced training courses in Disaster Management on 3-26/11/2016. The courses, which took place in Banias Training Camp in Tartous city , brought together 119 volunteers from all SARC branches. The training included sessions on the new disaster management curriculum that issued in 2015 by IFRC, in addition to practical training and maneuvers.


SARC Responds to Water Shortage in Damascus


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) carried out an emergency response to water shortage in cooperation with Damascus Water supply Authority and ICRC. More than 125 volunteers and staff member of SARC commenced the response on the very beginning of the water shortage crises that started on Dec 26th. Up to date they managed to provide about 1306 M3 of water, via SARC water tanks, to social support centers, bakeries, sheltering centers, schools and hospitals (Ibn Al-Nafees Hospital, the Surgical Medicine Hospital and the Ophthalmology Hospital), They also provided 416 M3 of water directly to the affected people in several areas (Kafar… Read More »


SARC Distributes 15000 Bread Bag Daily in Deir Ezzour


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) constantly distribute bread bags to the people in Deir Ezzour. On 3/11/2016, SARC started distributing 7000 bread bags but the number was increased to 15000 bags once registration process is concluded on 14/11/2016.


New TOT in First Aid Field


New TOT in First Aid Field SARC- First Aid Central Committee concluded a TOT course in first aid field. The course, which was launched on 5-12 Dec 2016 in SARC building capacities compound, brought 37 trainees together with supervision of 15 trainers. It is aimed to rehabilitate new trainers in the first aid field in all SARC branches.


SARC celebrates International Volunteer Day


Under the patronage of Mr. Hussein Makhlouf, Minister of Local Administration and Environment and Head of the Relief Higher Committee, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization organized an event on the occasion of the International volunteers’ day on 5/12/2016. The event was attended by Dr. Faysal Al-Mikdad, Deputy of the Minister Affairs, Dr. Nizar Wihby, Mister of Health, representatives of diplomatic delegations in Damascus, International Federation of the Red Cross, United Nation Offices and the active International Non-Government organizations in Syria. In his word Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Organization, confirmed the values of the… Read More »


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