Presentation: ShelterBox`s response to the Syria crisis / 5.9MB

Report
ShelterBox’s response to
the Syria crisis
The conflict
• March 2011 – Peaceful protests near Deraa,
SW Syria, after some teenagers were arrested
for graffiti
• Security forces opened fire injuring and killing
• Triggered nationwide protests demanding
President Bashar al-Assad’s resignation
• Now interethnic civil war
• Millions forced from homes
ShelterBox response
• Complex & dynamic situation politically and
security-wise
• Complicated for international community to
respond
• Neutrality – respond to needs regardless of
political affiliation
• Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq
Syrian Crisis
Inside Syria:
6,500,000+ internally displaced
Outside Syria:
2,500,000+ registered refugees
(information as of March 2014)
IDP Camps
Truck 1
December 2012 - Solidarités International
Winter
• Blankets
• Groundsheets
• Stoves
• Hats
• Gloves
• Scarfs
• Water carriers
• Jerry cans
March/April
• Operations speak to Relief International, who
mentions Hand in Hand for Syria in passing
• Determined as an appropriate partner
• Send a truck of aid
Truck 2
April 2013 - Hand in Hand for Syria
•
•
•
•
•
Mosquito nets
LifeStraws
Water carriers
Kitchen sets
SchoolBoxes
Through Hand in Hand for Syria
ShelterBox is part of a handful of
charities that is bringing shelter and other
vital aid to displaced in northern Syria in
contested and rebel controlled areas.
Truck 3
April 2013 - Hand in Hand for Syria
• Increasing trust
• Standard
humanitarian tents,
water carriers
Standard tents
• Common design
solves equity
issues
• Heavy
• Unbranded for
lower profile
• Long-lasting
• Simple
Truck 4
216 standard boxes, Classrooms in a Box.
(information as of February 2014)
Overview of Need
Iraq / Kurdistan
Iraq
Iraq
Iraq
Iraq
Iraq
Jordan
• 2013 Jordan - up to 20,000 people per
week crossed border at night
• Unsafe and exposed to gunfire and
violence
• ShelterBox set up tents along border
as safe houses
• Refugees rest and refresh
Jordan
Jordan
Jordan
Jordan
Jordan
Lebanon
(information as of February 2014)
Syrian Crisis
Belal Al Ayoubi: Rotarian from Lebanon
“This is one great way to
promote what our big Rotary
family is doing with its
partners around the world.”
(Assisting Syrian refugees)
Lebanon
Lebanon
Lebanon
Lebanon
Lebanon
Lebanon
Lebanon
Lebanon

similar documents