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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A still image from a video created by SARC showing an aid convoy reaching a remote camp.

A team of 146 Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteers has arrived at the remote Rukhban Camp, bringing medicine, food, clothes, hygiene kits and other relief items to more than 40,000 people in desperate need. The 133-truck SARC convoy travelled mor …

7 February 2019

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 …

14 January 2019

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.

1 December 2017

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.

11 September 2017

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.

24 May 2017

Dr Talib has worked for Syrian Arab Red Crescent at the Jaramana clinic in obstetrics and gynecology for a year

23 May 2017
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