14 March 2013

 

For almost two years, Syria has been facing a serious humanitarian crisis. Four million people are currently in need of urgent assistance. To address the immense scale of needs over 40,000 m3 of life-saving items have been handled on behalf of the humanitarian community first by the Logistics Sector (2012) and then the Logistics Cluster (2013), supported by WFP.

Before the Logistics Cluster activation, 20,688 m3 of relief cargo were transported and stored on behalf of 8 organizations to all 14 governorates of Syria.

However, based on the recommendation of the Regional Humanitarian Coordinator, the Logistics Cluster was activated in January 2013, following which, operations expanded to include transport from Lebanon to Syria. Operations... READ MORE