The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) condemns the attack on its bread distribution point in Deir Ezzour city on Sunday, May 14, 2017. Regrettably two SARC volunteers were injured seriously, in addition to many casualties among the beneficiaries who were waiting at the point to get their bread bags. SARC reminds all parties to respect and protect humanitarian aid workers and reminds them of the people’s right to get humanitarian relief aid SARC hope all injured volunteers and wish injuries get well soon..
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) delivered a humanitarian relief aid convoy (51 trucks loaded with food and non-food items) to Douma city in Rural Damascus on May 02, 2017 in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the UN Offices. The relief items consisted of 7000 flour bags, 7000 food parcels, educational sets, creative sets, children clothes, nutrition items, medicines, routine vaccines, vaccines for children, insulin and dialysis items that covers 750 dialysis sessions. It is worth to mention that for SARC it is the second access to the East Ghota areas in 2017.
On April 23, 2017, Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered humanitarian relief aid to Al-Yarmouk Camp area in south Damascus. The relief aid consisted of 300 food parcels, 300 hygiene kits provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) participated in the 42nd meeting of the General Assembly of the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization (ARCO). The two day meeting, which took place in Tunis on 16- 17/2017 was launched under the title “The Humanitarian Work…. Industry and Skills”, and aimed to tackle the humanitarian situations at countries of wars. Dr. Ziad Msallati, SARC’S Senior Advisor of Foreign Affairs, attended the meeting and had a word in which he noted to the volunteers’ live threatening risks and mentioned that more than 60 SARC’s volunteers had lost their lives in line of… Read More »
Damascus, April 16, 2017 For the fifth day in row, Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) teams continue with their humanitarian duty in the four towns (Zabadani & Madaya in Rural Damascus and Al-Fu’ah & Kefraya in Rural Edlib). Hundreds of SARC volunteers are still providing the humanitarian services needed by evacuees in the mentioned areas with neutrality and impartiality manner and based on confidence and upon request of the negotiated and agreed parties. It is highly important to mention that the Syrian Arab Red Crescent is not involved or part of the agreement. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent strongly condemns the attack… Read More »