A cholera outbreak in northern Syria has spread to Idlib displacement camps, and fragile health systems across all areas of control face their latest test.
In northwestern Syria, hundreds of makeshift refineries have mushroomed in the past five years, employing thousands of people. With no regulation, their impact on health, life and the environment is catastrophic.
Makeshift oil refineries endanger the health of workers and local communities in northwestern Syria. But their environmental impact, often overlooked, will also affect generations to come.
Two workers at a makeshift oil refinery in Tarhin speak about their job, the hardships they endure and the dreams they hold for the future.
Syrian day laborers, especially those without work permits, are the most affected by Turkey’s latest lockdown.
Syria is facing a new wave of COVID-19 infections, and there is growing concern around just distribution and access to the life-saving vaccines.
In Syria, a parallel market for COVID-19 related medical supplies thrives off the collapse of the country’s health sector.
In Lebanon, few Syrian refugees know how to register to get the COVID-19 vaccine
Syrians included in Jordan’s plan to confront COVID-19: First vaccination center opens in Zaatari camp
Ninety-six Syrian refugees received the COVID-19 vaccine this week as the first group to benefit from the new vaccination center in Zaatari camp
The absence of a central medical incinerator or dedicated incinerators in coronavirus centers to dispose of waste challenges the medical sector.