Two local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) founded by Syrians residing in Turkey collected aid for moved inside people in Idlib province in northern Syria in harsh winter conditions.
The two NGOs, Sahil Özgürlük Sandalı (Coastal Freedom Boat) and Tebessüm (Smile) associations sent 300 tons (272 metric tons) of heating oil and aid to Syrians living in the tents in Idlib.
Also, 25 tons of flour, 5,000 children’s boots, 1,000 gloves, berets and scarves, 250 mattresses and 3,000 food parcels were distributed to families living in Idlib.
Both associations have also taken on monthly drug expenses of 100 families.
snow and cold weather to have made the difficult situation in Idlib tent camps, with strong winds causing destruction.
At freezing temperatures, children stick together to keep warm, burn pieces of plastic, old shoes and scraps of wood they collect for ignition.
Idlib region East home at nearly 2.8 millions displaced people and the last Syrian enclave to oppose Bashar Assad’s regime in Damascus.
Idlib is part of a de-escalation zone forged under a deal between Turkey and Russia in March 2020. However, the Assad regime has consistently violated the ceasefirefire termlaunching frequent attacks inside the de-escalation zone.