"Syria Response": More than half of the displaced people in northwestern Syria did not receive heating materials

Jan 31 2023

ARK News… The "Syria Response Coordinators" team talked about terrible humanitarian conditions facing civilians in northwestern Syria, specifically in the camps, in conjunction with a significant drop in temperatures, pointing out that 58% of the displaced did not receive heating materials for this year.

Amidst the great inability to secure the supplies of civilians in the region and the inability of the organizations operating in the area to provide the necessary support to the civilian population in the region, the population's options have become very limited between securing food or heating materials for this year.

The team explained that despite the many campaigns and projects that the organizations claimed to have implemented during the past two months, they were unable to cover even a small part of the needs of civilians in the region, and even the beneficiaries of those projects were unable to cover their needs for only a few weeks.

The questionnaires conducted by the "Syria Response Coordinators" in the camps showed the reality of heating during the current winter, as 58% of the displaced did not receive heating materials this year. In comparison, 31% of the displaced got enough heating for four weeks only (with rationing in the use of heating materials). heating), and only 11% of the displaced received enough materials (between six and eight weeks only), while 90% of the displaced complained about the poor quality of heating materials provided and the poor quality used in response operations.

As for the villages, towns, and cities in northwestern Syria, neither the displaced nor those living in the area received heating materials, despite their compliance with the conditions and standards imposed on distribution operations.

The team called on all parties operating in the region to assume full responsibility and provide the necessary support for civilians in the region, in light of the difficult humanitarian conditions that imposed difficult choices on civilians between starvation and cold.