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.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency in Syria accelerates educational program supports students’ return to an interrupted education and acts as an effective deterrent mechanism from dropping out.
“There’s not a single family in Syria that hasn’t been affected by this crisis,” says Nour, a second-year college student who spends several hours a week working with displaced families as a UNHCR Outreach Volunteer.
“My hair and beauty salon is a proof that I exist.” Said Sherien, a 36-year-old woman with glittering that reflected her struggle as she shared her story of pain, despair and success.
“I feel I am living with my family here in Syria, I do not feel I am far from my homeland and people”, says Khalidah, 52 years-old Iraqi refugee who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in economics.
Intensified fighting in Aleppo in recent days has cut off humanitarian access to most parts of the city.
The purpose of the Children’s Club is to relay the challenges and obstacles that children face in their community or inside the school to UNHCR’s team as well as submit ideas that can improve their surrounding environment.
The first strong heat wave hit northeast Syria this summer.