Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl has announced the launch of a joint Austrian-Slovenian humanitarian initiative in Syria aimed at strengthening cooperation in clearance of landmines in Syria to help Syrian refugees return to their country.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, and King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, KSRelief, signed two agreements today worth over SR8.4 million (nearly US$2.24 million) to provide dialysis treatment for Syrian refugees suffering from chronic renal failure. The life-saving treatment is expected to support 128 Syrian refugees in and Lebanon and Jordan for one year.
A full-scale battle for Idlib must be avoided at all costs, the United Nations Secretary-General has stressed, warning that failure to do so would unleash "a humanitarian nightmare unlike any seen in the blood-soaked Syrian conflict" so far.
The Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition, DIHAD, in cooperation with the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, and with the support of the UAE Embassy in Jordan, earlier launched a humanitarian initiative to support the Syrian refugees in the Emirati-Jordanian Refugee camp, "Mrajeeb Al Fhood," in Zarqa Governorate, near the Jordanian capital, Amman.
The prospect of a major offensive on Idlib in Syria raises key concerns about the protection of civilians there and the growing risk of a humanitarian catastrophe, even as families have begun streaming out of their battered hometowns to seek safety elsewhere said the English language daily 'Gulf Today' in a commentary published today.
The Sharjah-based global humanitarian charity, The Big Heart Foundation, TBHF, has announced that proceeds from their latest fundraising campaign have been allocated to fund two community initiatives in partnership with the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, in Jordan and Syria.