The Shelter Sector in Syria organized a workshop to create a link between the local authorities and the humanitarian community for better Shelter response throughout Syria in 2017.
UNHCR Syria in cooperation with UNHCR Global Learning Centre designed a one-week Workshop on Emergency Management specifically for Syria called the Syria Emergency Training (SET), which is an emergency preparedness training for its national staff.
Amid the increasing challenges, the UN Refugee Agency in Syria was quick to mobilize its resources to respond to urgent needs for families in the besieged city of Moadamiyeh city in Rural Damascus and to residents of al-Waer and Talbisah in Homs.
Intensified fighting in Aleppo in recent days has cut off humanitarian access to most parts of the city.
The first strong heat wave hit northeast Syria this summer.