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31 Dec 2017 description


  • SARC participated in RCRC Statutory meeting "Power of Humanity"

  • SARC Received the 1st batch of the Rice provided by China

  • SARC warehouses burned out in Qunaitera city

  • More humanitarian relief aid reaches DeirEzzour

  • Relief aid to Al-Mayadeen and Buqrous in rural of Deir Ezzour

  • Children of Aleppo visit the Citadel with SARC

  • Humanitarian aid to Eastern Ghouta

29 Dec 2017 description

Damascus/Beirut/Geneva, 29 December 2017—Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers and staff from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have successfully transferred 29 people with serious health conditions from eastern Ghouta near Damascus. The patients and their families were transferred to hospitals in Damascus where they will be treated for their illnesses.

04 Nov 2017 description

Syrian Arab Red Crescent reached Al-Rhaebeh town in Rural Damascus with humanitarian relief aid convoy on Tuesday, 31/10/2017.

The convoy, which was delivered in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), consisted of 8 trucks loaded with 1500 food parcels, school bags, water& sanitation and medical items.

04 Nov 2017 description

Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Douma sub-branch finished a vaccination campaign included school vaccinations (for children between 6- 12 years) and vaccination against measles (for the first and sixth elementary grades) in East Ghouta on 16 – 28/9/2017. 23,339 students in 55 schools were vaccinated in Douma city and Misraba town. The campaign covered 48,000 children all over East Ghouta area.

04 Nov 2017 description

19 trucks loaded with relief aid reached Dibsi Affnan, Dibsi Al- Faraj areas and the whole western rural of Al-Raqqa on 28/10/2017.

The aid, which meets the needs of 1500 families there, consisted of food parcels, hygiene kits, kitchen kits, mattresses, blankets, medicines, medical items and water & sanitation items offered by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

06 Jun 2017 description

2071 hygiene kit for people with special needs distributed in May 2017 by SARC’s Disasters Management Unit – Damascus Branch at the Maysat center. The kits are supported by German Red Cross to reach beneficiaries of 560 new baby born and 1511 elderly, in addition to 354 health baskets provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

09 May 2017 description

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) delivered a humanitarian relief aid convoy (51 trucks loaded with food and non-food items) to Douma city in Rural Damascus on May 02, 2017 in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the UN Offices. The relief items consisted of 7000 flour bags, 7000 food parcels, educational sets, creative sets, children clothes, nutrition items, medicines, routine vaccines, vaccines for children, insulin and dialysis items that covers 750 dialysis sessions.

26 Apr 2017 description

Disaster Management Teams in SARC- Hama branch responded to the families displaced from the northern and north-western countryside of Hama (Maardes, Majdal, Qumhanih, Mhardah, khattab, Al-Sheeha, Al-Sheer and marzaf). SARC Hama had prepared a temporary shelter centers for these families, and organized all needed distributions process of various relief aid items like: food parcels, canned food, blankets, kitchen sets, hygiene kits, mattresses, blankets and solar power lights.

25 Apr 2017 description

During the first half of April 2017 SARC’s Disasters Management Unit – Damascus Branch distributed a total of 3350 Hygiene Kits for Special Needs at the Maysat center in Damascus.

The number of beneficiaries was 850 newborns, children and 2,500 elderly, provided by the German Red Cross, in addition to 350 health baskets provided by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

22 Mar 2017 description

SARC’s Disaster Management Team- Damascus Branch participated in the vaccination campaign that was launched on 13-16/03/2017 in Al-Qadam area and targeted 901 children from the mentioned area as well as to Al-Yarmouk Camp and Al-Hajar Al-Asswad. The campaign which was carried out in cooperation with Damascus Health Directorate and the Palestinian Red Crescent Society- Syria, is aimed to support the children age group (day one to 5 years old) with polio and other supportive vacancies in addition to the oral vitamins.

17 Mar 2017 description

On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, two humanitarian relief aid convoys reached Madaya and Zabadani in Rural Damascus & Foaa and Kafriya in Rural Idleb.

The relief aid, which contains food parcels, nutrients, medical items and flour, will cover the needs of 60.000 people in the four mentioned towns. On the same time, SARC teams had their humanitarian role as they transferred 13 humanitarian cases from the mentioned areas.

12 Mar 2017 description

350 students in Matn Alsahel’s school were presented with school stationery items by psychosocial support (PSS) team of Syrian arab red crescent – Tartous branch. This step comes after two months of exerted efforts by PSS team to enhance the children’s self-confidence self- development skills .

It is worth to mention that the stationary was supported by Terre des hommes Italian organization.

01 Dec 2016 description

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the UN Offices and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delivered two humanitarian aid convoys to each Madaya & Zabadani in Rural Damascus and Foa & Kiffraya in Rural Idleb.

The relief aid consisted of food, flour, medicines, medical materials and nutrients for children.

The beneficiaries are estimated to reach 8000 families in Maday & Zabadani and 4000 families in Foa & Kiffraya.

07 Nov 2016 description

n Numbers:

  • 81000 families benefited from relief operations in Homs during May.

  • 41 trucks of relief aids reached Al-Waer, Al-Houla and Al-Qaryatayn.

  • SARC-Homs medical clinics and points received 19300 patients during May.


  • The second humanitarian aid stage reaches Talbisah, and the first one reaches Al-Houla.

  • SARC-Homs teams respond to returning families to Al-Qaryatayn.

26 Aug 2016 description

SARC – Aleppo mobile medical team continues field visiting the places that shelter the affected people. Yesterday, the team conducted a field visit to the skeleton buildings in Al-Inshaat Association, near Abo Firas Al-Hamadani Roundabout. The trip involved examining patients sheltering in those buildings (25 patients) and presented raising-awareness sessions on brucellosis for women there.

19 Jun 2016 description

The Danish Red Cross (DRC) in collaboration with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Societies, and the German Red Cross (GRC) received a grant of Euro 6 million from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) to continue the provision of Emergency Health, Relief and Response capacity building in support of the population affected by the Syrian Crisis between 1st May 2016 and 30th April 2017. The involved partners will top up the grant with Euro 315,790 from their own funds.

13 Jun 2016 description

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with UN Offices had humanitarian aid convoy entered into Daraya town in Rural Damascus on Thursday, June 09, 2016.

The convoy (9 trucks) was loaded with 480 food parcels, 960 flour bags, nutrients, hygiene items and educational sets.

29 May 2016 description

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in cooperation with the UN Offices and the Higher Relief Committee delivered humanitarian relief aid convoy (56 trucks) to Qudsaya and Al-Hammeh Areas in Rural Damascus on 22/05/2016.

The relief aid to Qudsaya consisted of food and non-food items like food parcels, flour, education sets, nutrients items for children and mediciines; while the relief aid to Al-Hammeh consisted of medicines and medical items.

04 May 2016 description

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent in cooperation with the Syrian Ministry of Health launched three day vaccination campaign for children in Madaya and Boukein area on April 30th 2016. Moreover, SARC participated in the routine vaccination campaign that launched in Al-Qadam area a few days ago, and managed to deliver children routine vaccines to Foa’a, Kiffrya, Moadameit Al-sham and Homs northern countryside. It also carried out children vaccination campaign in Eastern Ghotta. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent will launch more of these campaigns in the coming days.