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LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND: UNDP Resilience Programme in Syria 2018

LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND provides an overview of UNDP resilience programme in Syria and the key achievements in 2018. Focusing on Economic Development and Livelihoods, Improving Basic Services Delivery…  


Lens for Peace… Enabling the Disabled

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Entrepreneurship, road-map to survival

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Overcoming Hardship

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Aleppo: Abd Al Hadi learns to walk again

Abd Al-Hadi, or ‘the hero’ as he likes to be called, is a 14 year old elementary school student from Aleppo, in northern Syria. Since conflict broke out in Syria in 2011, Abd Al-Hadi and his family…  


Eid Gather Us

Syria is historically known for its diverse society and unique cohesion in its social fabric and high level of tolerance among its inhabitants of different religious affiliations and diverse ethnic…  


A journey of Resilience

Hunger and siege have suffocated us” said Seham Al-Ali; a mother of five children who was forced to flee twice in a row from the devastating conditions in Aleppo, first to Menbej, then to Tartous…  


Tartous: Growing mushrooms to enhance livelihoods

Since the start of the Syria crisis, Tartous has been one the most stable governorate and is thus a natural refuge for IDPs escaping nearby conflict areas. It is a home to approximately 452,000 IDPs…  


Homs: When there is a will, there is a way

“I sweep the floor to help my family” said Ramez, a 24 year old young man who suffers from Down syndrome. He left his house in Bab Al-Sbaa’ neighborhood in Homs and moved to a shelter in…  


Resilience in spite of the tragedy, Homs

“I can’t prevent myself from crying when I remember what we’ve been through. Life was not fair with me and our situation was very bad” Said Noha; a 52 years old mother who lost her husband and son…  

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