Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and in cooperation with the International Federation of the Red Cross &Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and British Red Cross organized the first Training course in livelihood improvement field. Titled as “Introduction to Livelihood”, the workshop got 32 volunteers together on 13-15/1/2016. The planned goals of the Training course were to have efficient volunteers with capabilities to plan, carry out and follow up livelihood projects in near future all over SARC branches. Those volunteers should have perfect comprehension over livelihood concepts, and with capacity to provide new studies in this field.
Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), received Mr. Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, in Al-Zahera center where the United Nation High Commission for Refugee (UNHCR) presented 7 ambulances to Syrian Arab Red Crescent – First Aid Squad on Thu, Jan 21st 2016. “These cars are to supplement SARC’s first aid system which had more than 45 ambulances serving SARC health centers all over the Syrian governorates” Dr. Attar said. “The cooperation between SARC and UNHCR date back to more than 10 years when together provided humanitarian aid to our Iraqis and Lebanese… Read More »
The UNITED NATIONS IN SYRIA, THE SYRIAN ARAB RED CRESCENT AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS ON THE DELIVERY Damascus, 18 January 2016 The United Nations (UN), the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Syria have continued to carry out humanitarian deliveries following an agreement concerning the Syrian towns of Foua and Kafraya in Idleb and Zabadani and Madaya in Rif Damascus. Earlier today, A joint UN, SARC and ICRC team carried out coordinated humanitarian tasks with four teams simultaneously to Foua, Kafraya , Zabadani and Madaya. The joint… Read More »
Press Release Thursday, January 14, 2016 The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and in cooperation with the UN and the International Committee of the Red Cross(ICRC) managed to deliver the second convoy of the humanitarian relief & medical aid to Madaya town in rural Damascus and to Kefraya and Foua towns in Idleb governorate. The convoy to Madaya is composed of 45 trucks loaded with (flour, wintery clothes for children, school bags, blankets, soap and washing powder). The entered quantities are sufficient for 40000 people. Moreover, SARC medical team accompanied the convoy. The convoy to Kefraya and Foua is composed of 18… Read More »
Damascus 11/1/2016 The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in corporation with UN agencies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the international Federation of the Red Cross (ICRC) and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has delivered two aid convoys to Madaya and Kefraya/Foua on Monday 11/1/2016 The aid convoy to Madaya has been delivered using 44 trucks and contained 7800 food parcels enough for 40,000 people, babies food, pregnant women special nutrition, high energy food (peanut butter and high energy biscuits), medical supplies, various medicines and 20,000 blankets The aid convoy to Kefraya/Foua has been delivered using 21 trucks and contained 4000… Read More »