Institution: Syrian Arab Red Crescent

Growing livelihoods in Syria

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent is helping conflict-affected people to rebuild their lives and their livelihoods by encouraging them to grow their own food – and sell the surplus crops.

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Syrian carpets paving the way to the future

Before the crisis, looms could be seen in souks and artisan workshops, where visitors could watch traditional and new designs weaved by hand with painstaking intricacy. The Red Crescent is helping to rebuild this tradition

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About the IFRC

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian network and is guided by seven Fundamental Principles: Humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, universality and unity.