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Syria

There has been war in Syria since 2011. After more than a decade of violence and destruction, suffering and hunger for the civilian population, 14.6 million people in Syria are in need of humanitarian aid, 6 million of them children.

Syria

There has been war in Syria since 2011. After more than a decade of violence and destruction, suffering and hunger for the civilian population, 14.6 million people in Syria are in need of humanitarian aid, 6 million of them children.

Two women hand an emergency aid package to an elderly lady.

Emergency aid and reconstruction after the earthquake

On 6 February 2023, two major earthquakes struck the Turkish-Syrian border region. More than 50,000 people died and over 100,000 were injured. In total, 26 million people were affected. AWO International was active in emergency relief and continues to support the local population with psychosocial programmes and help with reconstruction.

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A young boy with crutches. Next to him is a medical doctor. Tents and plants are seen in the background.

Healthcare-services for refugees with disabilities in Lebanon

Refugees with disabilities have inadequate medical care in Lebanon, which leads to considerable limitations in everyday life. To remedy this situation, we are supporting a mobile clinic in the Bekaa region together with Volkshilfe Austria. Covid-19 prevention measures are also carried out.

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The mobile clinic team cares for Syrian refugees in Lebanon (Photo: Volkshilfe Archive)

Including health care for Syrian war refugees in Lebanon

The refugees in Lebanon are still suffering greatly from the effects of the war in Syria, which has now lasted nine years. Basic medical care is particularly at risk for disabled refugees. AWO International supports a mobile clinic that gives disadvantaged people access to basic medical care, prostheses, physio- and psychotherapy.

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