“As partners in humanitarian work, we need to be more collaborative to support the most vulnerable people.” SARC President told UN Under-Secretary 

 Mr. Khaled Hboubati, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, received Mr. Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator and accompanied delegation in SARC -HQ in Damascus. Mr. Hboubati confirmed the importance of more cooperation between SARC and UN amid the increase of humanitarian needs n Syria. “During the years of crisis, we endeavor to reach everyone with impartiality, but given our work in the field, we noticed that the needs still increase day by day as the circumstances improve in the country. This demand more collaboration in order to serve the most vulnerable people.” He… Read More »

SARC rehabilitated a water desalination station in Al-Hassakeh

SARC water and sanitation project in cooperation with ICRC carried out a rehabilitation and maintenance process to Al-Jbeseh water desalination station in Al-Shaddadi city in Al-Hassakeh governorate on 26/12/2017. Due to the witnessed circumstance there, the station was hugely damaged and put out of service. The process covered a replace of all overlays and electro-mechanical apparatuses, a rehabilitation of the drinking water sources and tanks, installing an electricity generating set with a capacity of 400 KVA and providing water treatment items supply for two years. It is worth mentioning that the mentioned station is the only active one in the… Read More »

SARC’s livelihood project expands in Idleb city

 As SARC livelihood team in Idleb branch successfully carried out the home gardens project in cooperation with the International federation of the Red Cross and red crescent, the project will be expanded to cover 600 beneficiaries in 6 affected villages. The team distributed an agriculture parcel for each beneficiary. The parcel contains agriculture tools (rake, axe, watering hose 25 m) and seeds of chickpea, lettuce, spinach, onion, garlic, beans and peas in addition to 5 kg of the superphosphate fertilizer. This project comes to re-energize those beneficiaries under the current difficult circumstances, upgrade them to self-sufficiency level and food security and… Read More »

President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent visited the patients evacuated from Eastern Ghouta.

The evacuation mission of 86 people from Eastern Ghouta hasn’t been concluded on the evacuation date (29/12/2017) and still has a sequel to the humanitarian work that represented with a visit by SARC president, Eng. Khaled Hboubati, and accompanied delegation to the patients, who were transferred to Damascus hospitals (Ibn Alnafees, Al-Moujtahed and Al-Atfal). The president made sure that all the patients are provided with the needed health care and served with the proper medical attention. He talked to them, confirmed that SARC will do its best to ease their sufferings and wished them soon recovery. In their turn, some… Read More »

PRESS RELEASE: Syrian Arab Red Crescent completes evacuation of 86 civilians with 29 patients among them in critical need of emergency medical care from Eastern Ghouta

Damascus/Beirut/Geneva, 29 December 2017—Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers and staff from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have successfully transferred 86 civilians with 29 people among them with serious health conditions from eastern Ghouta near Damascus. The patients and their families were transferred to hospitals in Damascus where they will be treated for their illnesses. There were 17 children among those transferred during the three-day operation, along with 6 women and 6 men. All are suffering various life-threatening conditions that require advanced hospital care and treatment. The evacuation included also a transfer of their families (56 people) among them… Read More »

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