The northern Syrian camps are facing difficult and sequential conditions, with the succession of summer and winter seasons every year.
And to help the displaced families, Watan intervened alongside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and distributed basic shelter materials in addition to installing and cleaning tents for
WATAN plays an important role in various humanitarian activities, even outside Syria. One of them was the rehabilitation of the orphanage and mothers center in Şanlıurfa, Turkey, which is implemented by Watan in partnership with
The most significant obstacle facing the displaced people in northern Syria as they attempt to adapt is the lack of energy supplies, the project planning has begun as of 1.4.2022.
Due to the latest world crisis Russia-Ukraine war the prices of food items become more expensive, and therefore the suffering of displaced Syrians has increased, the lack of job opportunities and harsh
The war cast a shadow over hundreds of thousands of children in the north of Syria, where they are now suffering from major disorders, threatening their healthy and integrated development, and to address these
Most of children in northern Syria suffer of a lack of education due to the displacement and high-density population.
WATAN is working on fixing this condition by offering children a suitable opportunity for education. WATAN’s efforts
Families in northern Syria live in harsh conditions when Eid al-Adha began. The high prices of sacrifices have broken many hearts in northern Syria. Their limited economic conditions prevented them from performing their holy
The bitter suffering of the injured and the ill continues in northern Syria, in light of the lack of medical care in the region, which is exacerbated by the lack of
In light of the deteriorating health situation, a major project was launched aiming to decrease the spread of diseases by providing means that contribute to cleaner
In light of the deteriorating living conditions in northern Syria, WATAN seeks to provide shelter and meet the essential needs of the
There are many families in Syria that do not have access to food. And should they find food they do not have access to
Shelter is of most important, basic needs and many displaced Syrians are struggling without sufficient, secure
Due to the lack of water networks in the cities, villages and camps within Idlib, families depend on water tanks to provide their
As with every year, WATAN is keen to help struggling families in the blessed month of Ramadan. Particularly by improving living conditions and securing better opportunities for the
The war cast a shadow over hundreds of thousands of children in the north of Syria, where they are now suffering from major disorders, threatening their healthy and integrated development, and in
Despite the decrease in the number of cases compared to last year, COVID-19 still poses a major threat to the population of northern Syria. WATAN has been on the
The deteriorating health situation called for a major project to be launched based on enhancing the issue of personal hygiene, with the aim of alleviating the
Families in northern Syria are unsettled and distraught by the bitterness of their displacement, to add to their suffering the infrastructure inside the camps has been
In northern Syrian camps, many lack the essential means of shelter. In an effort to alleviate their suffering, WATAN, in cooperation with the
Because of the difficulty of taking preventative measures such as social distancing in camps and the burden of obtaining masks and sanitizers, COVID-19 continues
The dilapidated health situation in the northern Syrian camps is complicated further in light of the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, a new major project was launched based
Leaving souls without knowledge or literature… Leaving the sick without medicine or sympathy.
Our team, in cooperation with the Directorate of Education in
Many children in Syria suffer from major disorders, threatening the possibility of healthy and integrated development. The war has been going on for a decade, and in order to
Hundreds of thousands of displaced people dream of having a house similar to a tent, but with walls built of concrete. Perhaps it would ensure their privacy, and end their
Shelter is indispensable, and for those displaced finding suitable shelter is one of the biggest challenges. To alleviate the suffering of camp residents in northern
The suffering of families in the camps of northern Syria is getting worse. Because of the deteriorating health situation, a major project was launched based on increasing the level of hygiene in
Many camps in northwestern Syria have been experiencing a deterioration in general health and well-being, and the need to address general health has become urgent, so a large project was launched based on increasing the
The residents of northern Syria suffer from a harsh life filled with difficulties, as most of them live in camps that do not protect against extreme weather, so the tents need to be repaired after natural phenomenons such as
COVID-19 still poses a great danger to the population of northern Syria despite the slight decrease in the number of infections compared to before. To limit its
The health situation inside the camps is getting worse day by day due to the continuing spread of COVID-19. An urgent need to increase hygiene has
Families in the northern Syrian camps suffer from low levels of hygiene that contribute to the spread of outbreaks which requires urgent intervention
Salqin region lacks specialized health care services. However, there is a large demand for orthopaedic surgery and difficult cases due to injuries because
Many children in Syria suffer from major mental and physical health issues, threatening their development. To address this reality and to support the
Shelter is considered one of the most important means during displacement, particularly with the deteriorating health situation as the pandemic spreads
During crises refugees face a much higher risk of being discriminated against and exploited. In response to this, WATAN has undertaken a project to raise
The safety risks that internally displaced people (IDPs) face are exacerbated during crises, and the frequency of discrimination and exploitation against them increases
The residents of northern Syria are experiencing great suffering, amidst a health system with a suffering infrastructure due to the destruction of hospitals, clinics and medical centers as a
Hundreds of thousands of families in northern Syria are suffering due to the deteriorating health situation in the camps – particularly with the spread of COVID-19. So need to
Day by day the health situation continues to worsen due to the horrific spread of COVID-19. So need to spread awareness of personal hygiene during this times has become extremely important to
In Syria, families just cannot seem to escape from increased hardship. Residences have seen a deterioration in the health situations within the camps of northern Syria with the urgent
With a dream without borders and unlimited ambition, WATAN started in 2006 for the sake of man and humanity. They wanted to create the future of a dignified homeland based on
In a country that has been suffering from a crisis that has been going on for ten years, there is obviously difficult living conditions inside Syria. Especially in the production of wheat and the provision of bread, which is the main
As a result of the deteriorating health situation in the camps, there is an urgent need to re-emphasise the issue of hygiene. This comes in light of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, which is still a matter of fear for all people- especially the
Shelter is vital for survival in times of crisis, especially in light of the worsening of people’s conditions. WATAN, in cooperation with the UNHCR, plans on distributing 25,000 shelter baskets and installing
As a result of the conflict in Syria that started in 2011, many residential buildings were left unused of which many suffered destruction due to military operations. WATAN, working with local councils and initiatives in the
Many young children in Syria are exposed to major turmoil and challenges that threaten their development, and in order to address this imbalance in upbringing and social development, and in an effort to continue its support for the development of
Due to the ongoing crisis in northern Syria and targeted bombs many hospitals, clinics and medical centres have been destroyed and the standard of healthcare services has deteriorated massively. Watan is actively working to improve the
Due to the positive impact mobile clinics have created in providing medical services in remote and difficult-to-reach camps, WATAN, in partnership with Molham Volunteering Team, established a new mobile clinic to expand the outreach of medical services.
WATAN in mid-March,as part of its commitment to improve the diet and livelihoods of vulnerable families, completed vaccinating sheep and goats in all regions of northwestern Syria against PPR to protect livestock and support people’s livelihood. The campaign was done with partner organisations and with the support of the FAO.
The “Supporting water and sanitation sectors and camp coordination in northwestern Syria” project started 7 months ago in partnership with the SCHF. WATAN since then has been operating water stations in each of the villages of Babka, Kafr Nasih, and Abyan Samaan
Three months have passed since the launch of the new phase of the “Distribution of Essential Shelter Materials for Vulnerable displaced Families” project in northwestern Syria. The project targets 18,000 additional families or approximately 90,000 individuals. The project was extended after the approval of the partner UNHCR due to the success of the first stages. The total projected beneficiaries is 7265 families or approximately 36,325 individuals
WATAN believes in the necessity of enhancing personal hygiene to provide a safe, healthy and stable environment to limit the spread of infectious diseases and epidemics. This has, especially, been of the utmost priority since the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has witnessed successive waves that increasingly require more intervention.
WATAN is considered to be of the fastest and most prominent organisations when it comes to emergency response concerning refugees, the displaced and their host communities in the face of humanitarian crises inside Syria, and also in Turkey.
In order to continue to provide support for the vulnerable and most affected, Watan partnered with UNOCHA, providing 500 new housing units to host 500 displaced families, up to 3000 individuals currently without safe shelter.
Under the title ” Equality Generation Stands Against Rape,” WATAN Organization, in cooperation and support with its partner GOAL international funded by European Commission Humanitarian Aid.
WATAN concluded the training course “Legal Issues in the Work of Humanitarian Organisations in Turkey”, which was presented in the cities of Gaziantep and Hatay in the presence of more than 23 participants from civil society organisations.
Northern Syria is an area known for its olive farming. This has been an important source of income for many families in the region
To support of the livestock value chain in rural Aleppo and Idlib, WATAN concluded a smallpox vaccination campaign: targeting cows, sheep and goats in the region. The number of
With the beginning of the academic year of 2019-2020, Syrian students both local and refugees enrolled in safer schools of the Idlib and Aleppo countryside. Through its education projects,
Most Syrian children face many challenges and a lot of pressure mentally due to abuse and displacement they have gone through. Due to this,
Thousands of Syrian children dropped out of primary education for years due to war and found themselves on the streets. We were able to send thousands of children
Oil pressers in Armanaz of Idlib countryside is considered one of the most important pillars of economy. Ninety percent of the citizens depends on oil pressers and olive oil to
WATAN Foundation begun one of the most important projects in north of Syria. This project aims at supporting Syrian animal wealth through offering training
To facilitate implementing humanitarian aid related to health cluster and offering more medical services for beneficiaries affected by crisis in north of Syria.
In order to alleviate the suffering of Thalassemia patients in Idlib, WATAN Foundation’s medical center (Kheir 3) in addition to national hospital in Idlib. This center is offering its services under the supervision of specialized
The WATAN annual staff gathering was the perfect opportunity for employees from Turkey, UK, Iraq, and Jordan to come together and discuss challenges
With the participation of more than 250 males and females students, Jeel school in Rehanly in Turkey celebrated Youth and National sovereignty Day in Turkey.
Psychological training for children is considered to be one of the most important training programs inside Syria, which WATAN has conducted through their medical staff in Syria Relief.
After the arrival of the IDPs from Eastern Ghouta, our team began emergency response assistance with establishing the camps
Due to the situation in Eastern Ghoutah and the increasing need for assistance and emergency response, WATAN launched a campaign to collect donations for the children in the area. Our first event for the campaign took place in Toronto, Canada.
WATAN concluded a 3 day training course on communication skills in Gaziantep, from the 26th – 29th of March. The following points were covered in the training session
As a part of WATAN’s emergency response for the Eastern Goutah crisis. We have since the start of March delivered food baskets to over 3370 households those who are staying
WATAN would like to congratulate the students who were selected in TOFEL, ICDL, & TOMER grants which was published a few time ago on WATAN page. Also we would like to share with all applicants the selection criteria used in selection process.
WATAN continues to work in partnership with UNICEF in 14 camps in the areas of: Harem, Maarat Al Akhwan, Batabo, Ad Dana all of which are in the northern countryside of Idlib. This was