Syria

Syrian Arab Red Crescent

A new environment creates new challenges for psychosocial support specialists

A new environment creates new challenges for psychosocial support specialists

This psychosocial support centre Dweila, Damascus, first opened in 2008 to help refugees fleeing Iraq. Now, while it still supports Iraqi, Somalia and Palestinian refugees, the centre has seen a big increase of Syrian people needing help.

Helping communities to grow through the crisis in Syria

Helping communities to grow through the crisis in Syria

“The Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform had a challenge to deliver these materials via roads closed due to fighting while SARC had the possible access,” says Basel Salah Eddin, the project coordinator.

The changes wrought on a Red Crescent branch by an ongoing conflict

The changes wrought on a Red Crescent branch by an ongoing conflict

Prior to the conflict in Syria, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) was a very different organization with a very different mission.

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Contact details

Address:

Abu Rummaneh Shakib Arslan Street
P.-O. Box Damascus - 3790
Damascus

Contact Information:

Tel: 00963 11 332 7691/332 7698/3327645/332 7646
Fax: 00963 11 332 7695
Email: sarc@net.sy
info@sarc.sy
info@sarc.sy
Web: http://www.sarc.sy

Language of correspondence: Arabic

People:

  • President: Dr. Abdul Rahman ATTAR
  • Vice-President: Dr. Mohamed Walid SANKARI
  • Treasurer: Dr. Issam SHALHOUB
  • Member: Dr. Ghassan SHUBAT
  • Member: Dr. Rafif MOUSA
  • General Director: Mr Marwan ABDULLAH

Latest appeals

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Syria - Syria Complex Emergency (MDRSY003)
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18 November 2013
Syria - Syria Complex Emergency (MDRSY003)
Syria - Syria Complex Emergency Revised Emeregency Appeal
19 September 2013
Syria - Syria Complex Emergency (MDRSY003)
Syria - Audited Financial Statement, Years 2011/ 2012
12 September 2013
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Syria - Operations Update 4

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