SARC News

Health awareness activities launched to complement water-providing services


SARC’s water and construction teams secured clean water in Ad-Dwair shelter while health awareness promotion teams reached out more than 250 children through didactic and entertainment activities directed at health promotion and lice prevention. They also held awareness sessions on personal hygiene with the participation of 150 teenagers and 300 adults daily. These activities included distribution of 6442 anti-lice shampoo, 3000 anti-lice spray, 5567 hygiene kits, 8523 baby diapers, 13460 sanitary towels, 248 adult diapers, 3871 personal hygiene kits, 1134 buckets, 100 cleaning items and 512 jerrycans.   These items are provided by (International Committee of the Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNFPA, UNICEF, Danish Refugee… Read More »


ECHO delegation paid a visit to SARC


 A delegation from the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations paid a visit to SARC on 7-10 May 2018. The delegation, headed by Jean-Louis de Brouwer, (DG ECHO/Director for Europe, Eastern. Neighbourhood and Middle East), met Eng. Khaled Hboubati, SARC President, where they discussed various topics related to SARC services and ways of cooperation between the two organizations. The delegation visited also SARC branch in Homs and makeshift shelters in Rural Damascus that have received people from Eastern Ghouta.  


A cooperation agreement is signed between SARC and Austrian Red Cross


  Mr. Khaled Hboubati, President of SARC, signed a joint cooperation agreement with the Austrian Red Cross on Monday, 7/6/2018. Mr. Hboubati expressed his deep thanks to the Austrian Red Cross for supporting SARC in projects of water and construction. He pointed also to the huge efforts exerted by more than 12.000 volunteers working in SARC, “Our organization continues its humanitarian response in order to meet the needs of the most vulnerable people everywhere in Syria” he said. Eng. Hboubati also met representatives of the Austrian Foreign Affairs Ministry where an overview on SARC response to the increasing humanitarian needs… Read More »


SARC continues its response inside Eastern Ghouta


For SARC volunteers, destinations are kept by heart as they rush to Eastern Ghouta to carry out their humanitarian duty making it come alive and vibrant. Throughout 47 days of continuous work, SARC volunteers delivered 103 trucks loaded with humanitarian relief items to Jisrin, Hamouria, Saqba, Kafer Batna, Ein Tarma and Harasta towns.  The trucks carried food parcels, hygiene kits, flour, high-energy biscuit, peanut butter, baby diapers, children clothes, solar energy lamps, water tanks, jerrycans, water bottles, as well as 287.000 bread bags. Regarding health care, SARC-first aid squads and mobile clinics held responsibility for providing health care. Paramedics transferred… Read More »


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