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
Displaced people are still living in a deteriorating health situation, that gets worse day by day, with spread of COVID-19 at a frightening pace. There has become a more
The Salqin region suffers from weak specialized health care. Which has a huge impact with the difficult cases in northern Syria because of the war, and high demand
After the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the health service within Syria started to deteriorate at an even faster rate and because of this many families in northern Syria are
A lack of a proper educational system is still absent in many camps in northern Syria. It forces children, who have not given up their dream to pursue an
Because of the war that has been going on for a decade, many children in Syria suffer from major disorders threatening their healthy and integrated development. In order to
In light of the worsening state of hospitals due to the increasing number of cases, WATAN launched on 1/5/2021 in cooperation with PARC Interpeoples’ Cooperation a
People displaced face great risks during crises as means for exploitation increase. WATAN held sessions to raise awareness among camp residents in order to protect
As COVID-19 continues to spread in northern Syria, thousands of families continue to live at risk without masks. In its continuous efforts to help reduce the spread of the
As part of its efforts to support the livestock sector in northern Syria, WATAN launched a project to support livestock farmers by providing vaccines. The project immunizes
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