SARC News

SARC delivers warmth to the children in Al-Hall Camp


In conjunction with the frost and cold snaps affecting Al-Hassakeh city, SARC Relief aid volunteers started distributing winter clothes kits to 7010 children aged between 1 and 14 years on 7/1/2019. The winter clothes kit contains a winter jacket, sweater, pajamas, pants, hat, scarf, gloves, socks and boots provided by UNICEF.


IM Management Department held its annual meeting

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) Information Management (IM) Department held its annual meeting in Damascus on Wednesday 19/12/2018. The three-day meeting was attended by the IM coordinators from SARC sub-branches, branches, and Headquarters. During the meeting, the IM team members exchanged and discussed their 2019 vision, objectives and plan, as well as the key performance indicators (KPIs), information management tools, and the minimum acceptable standards of skills required for the IM employees. It is worth mentioning that the strategic direction of the department in 2019 will be dedicated to complete the construction of IM specialized work units and networks,… Read More »


Families’ Reunion is a main topic in a workshop for the first time


Eng. Khaled Hboubati, President of SARC, and Ms. Marian Gasser, Head of ICRC Delegation in Syria, opened the first workshop about families’ reunion. The two-day workshop (5-6/12/2018) aimed to shed light on the Restoring Family Links program, which facilitates the reunification of separated families. It brought 25 volunteers and employees from all SARC’s branches together where they get to know the different aspects of the program and gained knowledge on how to deal with the related cases. It is worth to mention that SARC, in cooperation with ICRC, carried out two successful missions in restoring family links because in situations… Read More »


SARC organized GIS training workshop


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent in cooperation with the British Red Cross held a training workshop about the Geographic Information System on 30/11- 3/12/2018. The workshop brought together 33 coordinators, who work in the central operation management, the disaster management unit and field coordinators all over SARC’ branches.  The workshop involved many topics related to the main principles of the GIS, data resources and reports and table processing. It was concluded with a practical session where a comprehensive data project designed based on the gained skills during the workshop.


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