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).
Latest news from Syrian Arab Red Crescent
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement remain in mourning following news that a Red Crescent volunteer who was injured in an attack on a SARC distribution centre in Aleppo has passed away.
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement condemns today’s attack on a SARC distribution centre in Hamadaniya, Aleppo.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies mourn the loss of yet another Red Crescent volunteer in Syria, with news of the death of Hazem Taysir Dawarh
In the early morning of 1 February 2017, the administrative offices of Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) Idlib branch were damaged during an incident which affected the Carlton Hotel. SARC Idlib have offices inside the building.
On 28 January 2017, Two Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteers were killed when their ambulance was involved in an accident in Sweida, southern Syria.
In mid-December, Syrian Arab Red Crescent, supported by the IFRC, distributed a total of 1,000 sheep and 10 tonnes of sheep feed to support returning communities in rural Homs and Latakia.
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 Marwan ABDULLAH