Nature is another victim of the conflict in Syria, once referred to by some as the environmental “crown jewel” of the Middle East. Inside the country and abroad, nature lovers still strive to monitor and preserve this natural heritage.
For the tenth consecutive winter, too little has been done to spare thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northwestern Syria from their annual nightmare.
The absence of a central medical incinerator or dedicated incinerators in coronavirus centers to dispose of waste challenges the medical sector.
Standing inside a flooded tent in the Umm Jaran informal camp, in the northern countryside of Idlib, Sharif Abu Khlaif was unable to describe their suffering.
In Jordan, 6,000 to 7,000 people work informally in waste recovery and recycling. Despite social stigma, this work brings an income to Jordan’s most vulnerable.
The rocky geography of Arsal complicates anti-flooding strategies, but the harrowing conditions in refugee camps are not the result of a natural disaster but rather a policy product.
Wildfires engulf Syria’s coasts for the second time this summer displacing as many as 25,000 people from affected areas.
After a decade of war, gross mismanagement, negligence and illegal logging, Syria's forests and ecosystems have paid a grave toll.
Decades of Turkish dam building on the Euphrates river has left northeast Syria on the brink of ecological disaster.
One-third of all buildings in the analyzed areas of southern Idlib had been destroyed, while the two displacement camps examined grew by 100 and 177 percent since 2017