Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), welcomed a delegation from Netherland Red Cross (NLRC) consisted of Mr.Juriaan Ruben Lahr, head of international assistance and Mr. Merlijn Stoffels, media relations officer. Dr. Attar introduced a comprehensive briefing about SARC activities and services in various fields, aspects of prevailed cooperation between the SARC and NLRC and ways to increase the collaboration between the two parties. The visit, which was on 31 Aug – 3 Sep 2015, included a field tour to SARC –rural Damascus branch, the consulting center in Dwellah area, and the Child Friend Center in… Read More »
In cooperation with Water Institution in Dara’a governorate, SARC water and sanitation team maintained the major water pipeline that runs between Al-Yadoudah, which is hotspot, and Dara’a city. The pipeline was severely damaged due to the stressed situations prevailed in the area. However, SARC’s volunteers along with Water Institution staff managed to repair it and put water back to about 117.000 residents in Al-Yadoudah, Khrabet Al-Shahem, Aldahia and all over Dara’a Al-Bald.
A delegation from the Danish Red Cross (DRC) paid a briefing visit to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent organization (SARC) on 22- 29 Aug 2015. The visit aimed to have the delegation briefed on the cooperation process between DRC and SARC in fields of relief, health and psycho-social support, and the ability of more collaboration with SARC as it is the only effective and efficient working organization all over the country. The delegation, who consists of Mr. Jacob Harbo, Head of the International Support and Mr. Niels Juel, Humanitarian Advisor, met with Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab… Read More »
Swedish Red Cross delegation visited Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) on 18-20 Aug 2015. Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) welcomed the delegation at SARC headquarter where they discussed all means of cooperation between the two organization. He also stressed that it is necessary for the delegation to get and deliver a realistic overview to the situation, needs and exerted efforts. The delegation toured around SARC-Al-zahera Center, Al-Dwellah Medical & consultation Center and SARC- Rural Damascus branch.
On the occasion of the World Humanitarian Day, Aug 19th, 2015, and in cooperation with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, the Office for the Coordination of the Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) organized an activity in Damascus Opera House. Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and Mr. Yacoub El Hillo, UN Humanitarian Affairs Coordinator in Syria, attended the activity and had participation in an open debate there. During the debate, Dr. Attar noted that commemorating the World Humanitarian day is highly important for Syria’s people suffering to be heard all over the world and to shed light… Read More »