SARC News

SARC Held a workshop on Health Projects’ Future Planning


Under the title “SARC’s Health Projects Future Planning” a three day training workshop was held on Oct 18th 2015. The workshop, which was organized by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, joined the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), and included a revisit to SARC’s projects in heath field “dispensaries, mobile clinics, medical mobile teams, nutrition, psycho-social support, first aid and water & sanitation…” This step came to support experiences exchange among SARC’ branches, and to identify the work mechanisms and future plans in health field. The workshop was attended by representative of both SARC and… Read More »


Training Workshop on PSS & Reproductive Health


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent and in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund organized a training workshop on “Community-based psychosocial support”. The five day workshop, which brought together 22 volunteer, aimed to support attendants with basics and conceptions of the psycho-social support. The training will empower the volunteers to conduct their missions in accordance with SARC’s fundamental principles. The interactive workshop was launched on 18- 22/10/2015, and included activities which targeted children.


Emergency aid reaches thousands of people trapped in besieged areas


Damascus (ICRC/SARC) – The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), together with the United Nations, have delivered lifesaving medical items to treat seriously injured and sick patients in the besieged towns of Zabadani and Madaya in rural Damascus. Simultaneously, SARC delivered relief items to the besieged towns of Foua and Kifraya in northwestern Syria’s Idleb governorate. A total of 31 trucks of various relief items were delivered to these besieged areas, scene of very heavy fighting in the past months, with little or no humanitarian aid being delivered to 40,000 people trapped… Read More »


Syrian Arab Red Crescent Held a Meeting with the Humanitarian Partners


The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC)  organization held a meeting with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC)  Societies, and the National Societies of the Red Cross and Red Crescent on Oct 11th 2015. The meeting was headed by, Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar the president of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, and attended by representatives of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and the National Societies (Sweden Red Cross, German Red Cross, British Red Cross, Canadian Red Cross, Norwegian Red Cross and Danish Red Cross). During the meeting, Dr. Attar shed… Read More »


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