SARC volunteer awarded Florence Nightingale Medal

Damascus, SANA – Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer Masoun al-Rifaie was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal, the highest medal given to nurses for their bravery and dedication to their work.

In a statement on Monday, SARC said that it nominated al-Rifaie from its branch in Homs because he has been a very active and effective paramedic during the crisis, and as a token of appreciation for his efforts and sacrifices.

Al-Rifaie was presented with the medal by President of SARC Khaled Hboubati and Philip Spoerri, the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) mission in Syria.

Hazem Sabbagh

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