“THIS IS MY BURDEN TO BEAR” - WOMEN’S VOICES FROM POST-EARTHQUAKE SYRIA
International Women’s Day, commemorated every year on the 8th of March, marks women’s achievements and spurs us all to focus greater attention on women’s rights and gender equality. But across northwest Syria, the mood is sombre.More information >
ONE MONTH LATER: A SUMMARY OF OUR EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE IN TÜRKIYE AND SYRIA
One month has passed since a major earthquake tore through Türkiye and Syria, claiming more than 50,000 lives and leaving more than 120,000 injured. In coordination with humanitarian clusters and other NGOs, People in Need’s staff have been working tirelessly to distribute vital aid to those affected by the earthquake.More information >
THE HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN SYRIA HAS NEVER BEEN WORSE. PIN HAS MANAGED TO RAISE 66 MILLION CZK (€2 MILLION) AND HELP TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE
In Syria, we are working to provide financial assistance in order to buy basic food items and prepare 30,000 families for winter. We are also issuing the financial support necessary to repair damaged and destroyed houses. Finally, we are continuing to rebuild schools, in keeping with the work we have been doing in Syria for years.More information >
"WE DIDN’T HAVE TIME TO GRAB ANY CLOTHES." A GLIMPSE INTO NORTHWEST SYRIA AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE’S DISASTER
More than 41,000 people have died in Syria and Türkiye after the 7.7 magnitude earthquake, considered the most significant natural disaster of this century. While the focus has now shifted from rescue operations to reconstruction, the crisis within crisis is evolving just two weeks into the aftermath of the earthquake.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.