EDUCATION IN CRISIS: SUPPORTING THE FUTURE OF SYRIAN CHILDREN
Without the benefit of education, the very future of northwest Syria is in danger as the next generation of Syrians face worse prospects than their parents or grandparents before them. Not only will economic growth be restricted, but without an education the next generation will struggle to find ways of escaping the cycle of poverty and aid dependence. With the support of aid organisations like PIN, teachers in Syria are attempting to stop, and even reverse, the downward trajectory of children’s futures.More information >
REBUILDING FROM THE RUBBLE: PIN CREATES JOBS FOR RECONSTRUCTION IN POST-EARTHQUAKE SYRIA
Two months have passed since the earthquake, and while emergency needs remain high, PIN is implementing a cash-for-work programme to facilitate the first step towards reconstruction and recovery. With funding from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) and Stichting Vluchteling (Netherlands Refugee Foundation), this project employs out-of-work residents in earthquake-affected communities to begin clearing rubble and debris. In quake-stricken areas in northwest Syria, PIN is creating job opportunities while simultaneously providing the tools and equipment needed for the first phase of reconstruction.More information >
TWO MONTHS OF EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE IN TÜRKIYE AND SYRIA
Throughout the last month, People in Need (PIN) staff have worked continuously to provide relief in the aftermath of the earthquakes that struck Türkiye and northwest Syria on the 6th of February. Emergency needs remain high, and PIN is continuing to support vulnerable communities on both sides of the border.More information >
In the Middle East, PIN assists the most vulnerable people in northern Syria and Iraq. We started working in Syria in 2013 as one of the first humanitarian organisations to respond to the crisis.
Last year alone we assisted 1,585,889 vulnerable people in Syria.
We started working in Iraq in 2003. Currently, our team focuses its efforts on education, livelihoods, WASH, and renewable energies in the governorates of Nineveh, Salah Al-Din, and Kirkuk, with the country’s main office located in Erbil.