The Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the International Committee of the Red Cross signed a mutual cooperation agreement concerning the relief program 2015 on May 23rd 2015.
The agreement was signed with the attendance of Dr. Abdulrahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, Ms. Myrian Ghasser, Head of ICRC Delegation, Mr. Sameer Tallaj, SARC’s Relief Program Coordinator and Mr. Govinda Prasad Dahal, ICRC’s Relief Program Coordinator.
This agreement is to enhance the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Organization and its exerted efforts to providing relief services to vulnerable people in the current crisis. Moreover, the agreement is similar to that of 2014 but with increase of 12% to the funding, which will help supporting more beneficiaries.
Mr. Tallaj assured the importance of this agreement as it will enable SARC along with ICRC to support more affected people in Syria. He also stressed that SARC endeavors to deliver relief aid all over the country.