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 Overland Transport

The Beirut-Damascus Main Highway and the International Highway to Al Arida Border crossing are both currently open (13 October) and have been operating normally for the past few days, with only brief periods of closure over the weekend.

13 October 2014 14:45
 Operation Overview
10 October 2014 15:15
 Overland Transport

The Damascus-Beirut Highway has been experiencing sporadic opening/closure over the past few days. Currently, the road is closed (26 September). Organizations are advised to check with their security units before using this route.

26 September 2014 18:15
 Meeting Minutes
11 September 2014 11:00
03 September 2014 17:45

Meetings held regularly in Amman, Jordan; Beirut, Lebanon (merged with the Lebanon Logistics Forum); Tartous and Damascus, Syria


Temporary Storage available in Syria in Lattakia and Safita (near the coastal area of Tartous), Homs (Rural Homs), Kisweh and Sahnaya (Rural Damascus), and Qamishly (northeastern Syria)


A common cargo transport service inside Syria to all governorates, security and access permitting
A common cargo transport service from Lebanon/Jordan to Syria
Joint Humanitarian Convoys to the most difficult-to-access locations in Syria
Emergency Airlifts to the most severely cut-off areas (on average two per month)

Information Management

An IM Officer is present in Beirut, Lebanon, and a GIS Officer is available in Amman, Jordan

There are currently no upcoming events.

From the blog

The trucks at Beirut port are ready for shipment from Beirut Port to Syria. Photo: Sandy Maroun, WFP.
Tuesday, 21 October, 2014 - 14:00
The main challenge of the humanitarian response in Syria has been to deliver aid to people isolated... Read more
Loading the Cargo plane in Syria.
Friday, 5 September, 2014 - 17:15
Urgently in need of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), food and shelter items, Qamishly has been... Read more


Field Locations
Louis Boshoff
(OIC Logistics Cluster Coordinator)
Phone: +963 993 321 365
Hamza Mohmand
(Information Management Officer)
Phone: Jordan: +962 795497584 / Lebanon: +961 76 32 0752
Najd Al Chaar
(Logistics Assistant )
Phone: +963 932101141

HQ - Rome, Italy

Jeppe Andersen
(GLCSC Focal Point)
Phone: +39 06 6513 2569