Syrian Arab Red Crescent was admitted to the IFRC in 1948. In 2015, it counted 7,556 active volunteers (up from 1,500 in 2011).
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By Karina Lapteva, IFRC During winter, IFRC and Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) increase humanitarian response efforts to help children and families to cope with the cold weather in most affected areas. Years of war brought destruction to many areas in …
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.
Thousands of people stranded in Syria’s eastern city of Deir Alzour, received crucial food and medicine aid of Friday as Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) was able to access the city by land for the first time in three years.
Dr Attasi has worked with Syrian Arab Red Crescent as a paediatrician for two years at the Homs Ghouta health clinic. She sees around 35 patients a day.
Dr Talib has worked for Syrian Arab Red Crescent at the Jaramana clinic in obstetrics and gynecology for a year
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
Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer stories
- President: Eng. Khaled HBOUBATI
- Vice-President: Dr. Mohamed Walid SANKARI
- Treasurer: Dr. Issam SHALHOUB
- Member: Dr. Ahmad AL-MASALMEH
- Member: Dr. Fadio AYASH
- Member: Mr. Mohammad AL-MASHHOUR
- General Director: Mr Oussama BITAR