“We have had no bread in seven days because no flour reaches the camp. If the situation continues like this, we will die here of starvation.”
The "Pharmacy of Hope", providing free medicine in al-Rukban camp, should have been a success story, but assistance is yet to come
In a new podcast series, Syria Direct presents the experiences of displaced Syrians.
Al-Rukban camp, a hastily put together settlement in the no-man’s land between Syria and Jordan, has been all but forgotten by the world.
Wildfires engulf Syria’s coasts for the second time this summer displacing as many as 25,000 people from affected areas.
Despite of all the challenges, love flourishes in the no-man's land of al-Rukban.
IS has taken advantage of the Syrian Badia's terrain to conduct an effective guerilla warfare campaign.
The 12,700 Syrians who reside in the al-Rukban internally displaced people’s camp find themselves totally unprepared to confront the virus.
As sites like the Armenian Bethel Church and the Great Mosque of Aleppo undergo renovations in formerly rebel-held territories, narratives of the Syrian government’s victory are reinforced.
Samir al-Homsi’s single-room mud house is thirty meters apart from his nearest neighbor in al-Rukban camp for displaced Syrians. “Most of the neighbors have left,” al-Homsi told Syria Direct, making “the neighborhood a depressing place.”