SARC News

Syria: Attack on humanitarian convoy is an attack on humanity


Press Release: The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) are outraged by last night’s horrific attack on a SARC warehouse and an aid convoy in Orem Al Kubra (Big Orem) in rural Aleppo. Around twenty civilians and one SARC staff member were killed, as they were unloading trucks carrying vital humanitarian aid. Much of the aid was destroyed. The attack deprives thousands of civilians of much-needed food and medical assistance. “We’re totally devastated by the deaths of so many people, including one… Read More »


The Role Played by SARC Concerning Lashmania Disease

As you may know Leishmania is a disease caused by the Sand Fly attacking the uncovered area of the body! To speak about SARC role in this respect, we can say that SARC  in cooperation with ICRC has provided: – 200,000 special Bed Net distributed mainly in Aleppo governorate 100,000 to Aleppo and rural Aleppo 50,000  to Hassake 10,000  to Dmeir 25,000  to Rural Hama and 6 SARC clinics were distributed to different regions of Rural Aleppo which is the most affected region All the Leishmania medicines were provided to these clinics after training the health staff on the way… Read More »


SARC Maintained the Main Water Pipeline in Al-Hasakeh City


Water team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in Al-Hasakeh carried out an urgent response in which they maintained and repaired the basic water pipeline in Al-Hasakeh in cooperation with Water Institution there. Throughout three days  of intensive work ( 24-26 /8/2016), the team managed to replace the damaged parts with new one so that the water could be pumped again and reached beneficiaries total to 80.000 people.


Press Release: on the Conjoined twins Nawras & Mou’az


In reference to the conjoined twins Nawras & Mou’az Al-Hashash who were born in Hammouria city in eastern Ghouta of Damascus on 23/07/2016, the official authorities approved the evacuation of the babies by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) to be done the next day (24 /7/2016); but the medical staff who were supervising the case inside Ghouta area refused to allow them out. On 10/08/2016, SARC was addressed by its sub-branch in Douma to evacuate the babies, and they have been evacuated indeed on 12/08/2016 and checked in private hospital in Damascus city under the auspices of SARC and the… Read More »


Operational update- Tartous branch- July2016


Headlines: 36052 Family benefited from the relief services during  July 2016. 1889 people had been served by the mobile clinic. Registration: The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) Tartous branch registration team added the recently  affected families as the number of families registered reached to 63,040 families. Relief: Relief teams  worked to cover most of the needs of the affected people in the main center and its sub- branches. They managed to distribute 36,052 food baskets 4786 hygiene basket 246, winter clothing and other relief material, which benefited approximately 36,052 families during the month. First aid services: first-aid teams in Tartous branch responded to 264 cases through… Read More »


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