ARCS worked with its member organizations to provide relief to those affected by flooding in IDP camps.
Our member organizations met in DC on Sept. 13th to speak directly with their Congressional representatives about issues affecting humanitarian work in Syria.
On September 13th, 2018 the American Relief Coalition for Syria (ARCS) held its second annual Advocacy Event in Washington, DC. Representatives from our member organizations convened on Capitol Hill for a day full of meetings with their representatives, to speak with them about the issues that most impact their humanitarian work for Syrians. Topics of focus in this year advocacy event included the importance of supporting education programs for Syrian children and youth, and the future of the Idlib region.
Read about the challenges that three Syrian TPS-holders have faced, navigating life in the United States.
"Syrian-Americans across the country are determined to assist the American town that so welcomed a Syrian family and their mission to empower refugees."
New blog post on Syrians giving back in Ellicott City
Washington, DC. (April 10, 2018) — The American Relief Coalition for Syria (ARCS) condemns Saturday’s chemical attack in Douma, Syria, that killed at least 42 people. The victims’ symptoms, according to ARCS member Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), indicated that they suffocated from exposure to toxic chemicals. Over 500 people, most of them women and children, were rushed to nearby medical facilities also with symptoms indicative of chemical gas exposure.