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 »
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 »
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.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent enters a humanitarian aid convoy to four new villages in the Eastren rural of Daraa, the convoy consists of 17 truck holding food introduction presented by the WFP. The aid Included 5500 food parcels will benefit 5500 family, and the work in progress on distributing them in the four villages according to the following figure: (Mahajeh 2900 parcels, Altaibah 2000 parcels, Alnajeeh 300 parcels, Mejedel 300 parcels). Thus the Syrian Arab Red Crescent have completed the distribution of humanitarian aid to the whole towns and villages in the eastern rural of Daraa.
Due to adverse weather conditions resulted in a flooding that hit Al-Areesha Camp in Hassakeh city, SARC- Hassakeh branch responded to the affected people there on Thursday, December 06, 2018. SARC’s response consisted of a humanitarian relief aid convoy (22 trucks) carrying 9710 blankets, 6000 mattresses and 2000 canned-food parcels. The relief aid items are supported by the ICRC. It is worth mentioning that an assessment for the needs was carried out on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Aid items are delivered to the affected people according to a direct distribution process that will continue until Saturday, December 8, 2018.