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Turkey – Syria: Cross Border Syrian IDP Response 2016

 TURKEY - SYRIA   CROSS BORDER SYRIAN IDP RESPONSE 2016    The ongoing Syrian civil war has left more than half of the buildings destroyed by continuous bombings, which has lead to extensive infrastructure damage. Refugees and IDPs have been living in informal camps or commercial spaces, seeking reprieve from the ongoing crisis. Families are living in these deplorable conditions as [...]

Serbia: Syrian Refugee Crisis Response 2015

SERBIA  SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS RESPONSE 2015  More than 4.2 million refugees have fled to Europe and surrounding countries, the streets of Serbian border town Prešovo were lined with families waiting over 12 hours to be registered for further travel into Europe. Hundreds more arrived daily and as temperatures dropped and rains set in, families were forced to weather the [...]

Northern Iraq: IDP Winterization Response 2015

 IRAQ   IDP WINTERIZATION RESPONSE 2015  The threat of cold weather marks a severe risk for families in Northern Iraq who have been displaced as a result of the ongoing violence. The thousands of families who have sought shelter in spontaneous communal settlements such as schools and abandoned or unfinished buildings are increasingly vulnerable as the winter [...]

Turkey: Syrian Refugees Crisis Response 2014

TURKEY  SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS RESPONSE 2014  Since the beginning of the Syrian Civil War in 2011 millions of Syrian refugees have been seeking refuge.  In 2014, over 2.5 million Syrians were leaving the country, in early 2016, it was identified that over 13 million Syrians were in need of humanitarian support. Turkey has received more refugees [...]

Iraq: Clean Drinking Water Response 2014

  IRAQ    CLEAN DRINKING WATER RESPONSE 2014  Ongoing violence in the Middle East has affected millions of people, with over 302,000 families internally displaced in the Iraqi Kurdistan region. An estimate of 40% of these IDPs have sought shelter in spontaneous communal settlements such as schools and abandoned or unfinished buildings. The families lack heat, electricity, [...]