These cuts will plunge Syrians into severe hunger—and could push many to flee Syria altogether.
Syria is not safe for returning refugees and will not be for the foreseeable future. It is time for the global response to reckon with this truth.
The consent-based model with the Syrian regime is insufficient for getting aid into northwest Syria. It’s time to strengthen alternative approaches—and investing in Syrian civil society is key.
Syrian activist and Refugees International fellow Wafa Ali Mustafa demands justice and freedom for forcibly disappeared Syrians.
Cuts to food aid could spark a severe crisis in Northwest Syria where 3 million people are already food insecure.
Refugees International shares four actions for preserving humanitarian assistance to Northwest Syria.
The UN Security Council must renew authorizations for UN agencies to provide critical lifesaving aid to Northwest Syria.
The Biden administration has yet to articulate a clear policy for Syria. The time is now to make a tangible commitment to the protection of a robust humanitarian architecture.
While international aid architecture for Northwest Syria has evolved in the aftermath of the earthquake, the current response remains woefully inadequate.
It is delusional to push thousands of Syrians back into the hands of a regime whose widespread use of violence forced millions to flee.