SARC News

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent Launches its New Website


Damascus 27/1/2015 The Syrian Arab Red Crescent launches its new website, so to shed light to the SARC’s various activities and to be in touch with the Syrian People and the organization’s partners in humanitarian work. “Though the Syrian crisis entered its fourth year, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent continues to provide its services to the affected people around the country. As we hope the new website will reflect the pure reality of SARC’s exerted efforts and activities in fields of first aid, primary health care, disaster management, water and sanitation and Psycho-social Support.” Said Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar, the… Read More »


The Sweden Red Cross Delegation Visits Syria


The Sweden Red Cross Delegation paid a visit to Syria on 13/1/2015. The delegation consists of the General Secretary, Ms.Ulricka Kagstrom, and her office manager, Eleina Erlandson, as well as the International Relationship Manager, Mr.Malkir Mabak, and The Communication Officer, Ms. Carin Tenghby. The delegation met the President of The Syrian Arab Red Crescent Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar and discussed issues related to SARC’s activities. On their second day in Syria the delegation visited SARC’s Homs Branch, and had a field tour to the gynecological hospital and the central chamber of operations. They also had been to Homs old city and… Read More »


Psychological Support Team Launch New Training Course


Within the increasing number of the affected people resulting from the deteriorating situation in Syria, the workload weighing heavily down SARC’s Psychological Support Team.  These huge tasks prompted the team to develop its staff members’ skills, so to carry out the psychological care services perfectly. Based on the need for skills development, The Syrian Arab Red Crescent and in cooperation with the UNICEF, organized four day training course in Damascus with title of “Therapeutic interventions & Consultations”. The course targeted the psychological multidisciplinary clinics’ team, and provided training to Aleppo clinic’s psychological specialists, mobile teams’ technical specialists and consultations centers.… Read More »


Helped by 24/24 SARC Teams…. More 3000 Comers to Al-Dwair Sheltering Center


For the fourth day SARC’s Damascus branch disaster teams work in urgent response to an evacuation of 3000 people mostly of women and children. Those people who got out of the Eastern Ghouta and Damascus rural areas were settled in Al-Dwair sheltering center. Therefore, SARC’s teams embarked on evaluating the new comers’ needs and distributing relief items, which are provided by ICRC. The relief items totaled to 3000 canned food parcels, 8000 blankets, 1000 mattress and 1000 mats. On their side, SARC’s mobile clinics checked up sick ones, and the primary first aid teams transferred 12 case to the local… Read More »


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