SARC News

Dr. Attar, President of SARC Welcomes Mr. Peter Maurer, President of ICRC


Dr. Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), received Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the accompanied delegation, which included Mr. Robert Mardini, regional director of the ICRC, and Ms. Maryan Ghasser, head of ICRC delegation in Syria, in Al-Zahera Centre of SARC –Damascus branch on Tue, Feb 23rd 2016. Mr. Maurer knocked about the emergency and the operation departments and watched the carried out works at dialysis, laboratory, clinics and the CT department. He also visited the psychosocial support department and expressed his high admirations to the professional efficiency… Read More »


Press Release: Food & Medical Relief aid delivered to Five Hard to reach areas


Damascus , 17 February 2016 In cooperation with UN offices in Syria, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent(SARC) delivered relief aid (food & medicines) to five hard to reach areas: ‪‎Madaya ,‎Zabadani and ‎Moadamiya In ‪‎Rural Damascus And ‎Kefraya and ‪‎Foua In ‎Rural Idleb. About 115 trucks loaded with food parcels, flour, nutritious items, date biscuit, peanut butter and medicines 18 Trucks headed to Foua & Kefraya, while 65 Trucks headed to Madaya & Zabadani and 32 to Moadamiya. In addition, two mobile clinics and medical staff of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent accompanied the trucks and provided the needed medical services there. It is worth to mention that in cooperation… Read More »


Food & Medicines reached Deir Ezzour Governorate


Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered relief aid (food and medical items) to hard to reach areas in Deir Ezzour city on Wednesday, February 14, 2016. The items included 2850 food parcel (cans, palm, olive oil, pasta and thyme) supported by ICRC. Moreover, SARC managed to deliver first aid equipment and medicines that supported by IFRC. The items will be distributed in accordance to beneficiaries lists.


Syrian Arab Red Crescent Calls for Protection to its Volunteers


While they were carrying out their duty in evacuating four humanitarian cases, The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) cars came under fire despite of coordination with all parties on ground on Tuesday 9 February 2016. However, SARC team continued on its mission and was able to evacuate the cases and deliver them to the specialized hospitals in Damascus. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent calls on all parties to respect SARC emblem, to provide protection for SARC teams and enable them to carry out their humanitarian missions, which aimed to alleviate sufferings of the most vulnerable people. It is worth to… Read More »


Humanitarian Relief Aid Reaches Nubl and Al-Zahra Towns

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent(SARC) –Aleppo Branch managed to deliver humanitarian relief aid to Nubl and Al-Zahra towns in rural Aleppo on 7-8/02/2016. The mentioned relief aid, which is supported by IFRC, ICRC, WHO and PU, included medical items, medicines, food parcels, hygiene kits and children clothes. About 5300 family in Nubl and 3200 family in Al-Zahra are to be benefited from these relief aids.


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