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Relief Since : 2012
The struggle that has enveloped Syria grows increasingly worse by the day. The number of the Syrian population that have become refugees increase steadily. According to the data by international census body the UNHCR, the number of Syrian refugees in Egypt amount to 107,112, whereas in Turkey the number reaches up to 433,971. In Iraq 760,997, Lebanon 677,965 and Jordan 515,824 respectively. The number of refugees located on the border lines are also expected to continuously increase and cause a humanitarian crisis due to a lack of sources and capacity in terms of food shortages as well as a lack of medical facilities, especially for women, children and the eldery. The MRA EXCO meeting has adopted a stance to become involved and open a Syrian humanitarian charity in order to alleviate the burdens faced by refugees that have fled from the conflict that has ravaged their country.
The MRA has identified necessities and assistances that will be distributed to the refugees; a survey team headed by the vice president of the MRA, Dr. Ishak Mas’ud has left in order to gain a clearer on site understanding of the actual situation faced by refugees that are at the border of the neighbouring countries. The MRA has also conducted discussions with various organisations outside the country in order to gain a response with regards to assistance that can later be channelled to refugees at the border.
After taking into consideration all obtained information based on the observations as well as discussion with various parties, the MRA has decided to focus assistance towards three main avenues which are as follows: