Syria

1 April 2016

Red Crescent livelihood programme brings hope to families in Syria

Abu Ahmed, from Homs, was one of the candidates whose projects were approved by the SARC and ICRC. The conflict had taken its toll on Abu Ahmed and his family, with their meagre savings quickly disappearing.
Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivers relief to five hard to reach areas through collaboration with partners
18 February 2016

Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivers relief to five hard to reach areas through collaboration with partners

On 17 February 2016, Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), in collaboration with humanitarian partners in Syria delivered relief aid (food & medicines) to five hard to reach areas
Red Crescent volunteers bring relief to the al-Waer suburb of Homs
10 December 2015

Red Crescent volunteers bring relief to the al-Waer suburb of Homs

Syrian Arab Red Crescent delivered the first convoy of much-needed relief items on 5 ...
SARC teams on alert to alleviate the threatening winter conditions in Syria
28 January 2015

SARC teams on alert to alleviate the threatening winter conditions in Syria

Volunteers from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) have been deployed following heavy snow storms which hit the country in recent weeks.
IFRC Secretary General visits volunteers and health workers in Syria
25 December 2014

IFRC Secretary General visits volunteers and health workers in Syria

Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar, President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, welcomed Mr. Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), at the Headquarters of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent ...
Inside the warehouses getting aid across Syria
14 October 2014

Inside the warehouses getting aid across Syria

In the Syrian coastal town of Tartous sit two huge warehouses. These are the main entry point for all Red Cross Red Crescent goods coming into Syria
Bringing healthcare right into the community
4 September 2014

Bringing healthcare right into the community

When the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Mobile Health Unit arrives in Ghuzlaniyah, children run around the vehicle greeting the volunteers with shouts of pleasure. Men and women from the neighbourhood, situated 20 kilometres east of Damascus, start to form queu
Health, water and the increasing threat of disease
22 August 2014

Health, water and the increasing threat of disease

Sulaf, 15, and her 7-year-old sister Hiba are waiting their turn at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent’s children clinic in Dwailaa areas, Rural Damascus
Majid Alasmail, Raqqa branch, Syrian Arab Red crescent
20 August 2014

Majid Alasmail, Raqqa branch, Syrian Arab Red crescent

Everyday I wake up in the morning and I go to work with hope, to see people around me. When I hear their feedback about my work it encourages me to do ...
Husam al-Aswad, Daraa Branch, Syrian Arab Red Crescent
20 August 2014

Husam al-Aswad, Daraa Branch, Syrian Arab Red Crescent

My job is to help affected people by the conflict - children, adolescents and older people. I work with the psycho-social support team.
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In pictures - Polio campaign in Syria

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