Syria

There are some 6.5 million internally displaced Syrians within their own country. The majority are found in the regions of Damascus, Aleppo, Homs, Deir Ez-Zor and Idlib.

Declarations and good intentions do not feed the starving and they do not shelter refugees. The harmful consequences of such a situation risk having very profound impacts on Syrian society, as well as on neighbouring countries.

Salam Kawakibi, Syrian political scientist, December 2012

 

Syria country study

  • Salam Kawakibi

 

The Syrian Crisis and its Repercussions: Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees

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14 comments on “Syria
  1. Mariyam Abdul Raheem says:

    I believe we need to create awareness amongst the rich with regard to this issue. The Arab world itself remains somewhat quiet and looking the other way . I don’t care who rules the country though if that could be set right a lot could be set right as well.
    Most are ignorant that innocent children and women and elderly are dieing in a war they didn’t want any part in . It saddens me that i could not do much because i am limited in my resources. But those who are rich and have enough means can help. If we can create a little bit more of humanity in them , i believe it could go a long way . May Allah help us, for we are in dire need of it. Emotionally , spiritually and as human beings. For we have forgotten what we are. Even animals look after their own kind but we neglect to do so our self.

    • Miles Williams says:

      The voices of the refugees need to be heard. They have emotional stories to be told which might trigger the warmongers into humanitarian aid.

    • Incognito says:

      According to this website 9,000,000 Syrians fled their homes up to now (August 2014).
      1. This forms a majority.
      2. Those people made the choice of “Security” over “fighting with rebels”
      3. Therefore those people chose “Security” over “The Freedom Fight”

      Democratically, it’s simple: People prefer security over the freedom fight. Rebels should stop fighting now if they are really fighting for freedom. If they continue, really, they are just fighting for themselves.

  2. Sharon says:

    Can you get them some wood pallets to walk on so they aren’t walking in mud ?

  3. michael says:

    stop talking start doing with 3 month income from zakat from Islam around the world the problem can be solved get to it show us you can take care of this minor set back . solve it other wise you are third world country for another 50 years. go to work you devoted Islams, Allah Akbar

    .

  4. michael says:

    it takes 3 moth of Zakat , would solve refugees problem , so get to work you PHD of saudi jourden syria lebanon get together now solve this problem.(should not solve this problem you will be third world for 60 more years )Michael Deeb

  5. basem says:

    My name is TOME Basem I m 34 years old, I studied French literature, and I worked in auto spare parts business.
    I have search in the internet for humanity organizations to help me with my family and here is my story.
    I m Syrian and being Syrian is my tragedy within almost 3 years of war.
    The crises started by demur demonstrations against the government with some disorder acts but the situation was normal in the first year and there was no fear. I met a beautiful girl and we loved each other then after almost one year we got married. Several months before the marriage the battles between the Islamic revolutionaries and the army of the government began in my little town IRBIN – suburb of Damascus the capital (6 kilometers far from Damascus) -where I live and work. The battles increased very fast and very strong then after a few months of fights the Islamic dominated the town and kick out the police and the army of the regime outside IRBIN, and as a result of this new situation the army gave the orders to strike the town by artillery and aviation.
    So I had to emigrate from IRBIN ,I quit the town because of the continuous strikes from the regime and discomfort acts from the Islamic revolutionaries for a religion reasons because I m Christian so all the Christians oblige to quit the town. I felt like the both side of war used me for politics reason and don’t care about me and about my needs. and indeed I don’t trust them and I cannot coexist with them because they are both liar and barbarian. So I left my little town ,I lost my apartment , my office ,my warehouse , my goods and I never came back again to IRBIN.
    I moved to Damascus, I rent a small apartment .
    all these goings-on passed during the first year and second year for the crises.
    The situation becomes bad with time and the third year is the worst .
    At the beginning of 2013 my wife Lana get pregnant .And from the other side the number of explosions increase and become bigger and the fireballs and missiles fall down on our area continuously and It becomes almost daily and the kidnapping acts increase . The fear and the panic become very big especially Lana and we had worry about the embryo , so we didn’t go out unless for bring food or something urgent because we are afraid from death that existed all around us . As a result of fireballs I had to quite the new apartment because it was dangerous because it was the last level in the building , and I had to emigrate one more time to new area more secure in first level apartment but the situation still almost the same because the flinders of fireball kill more people that the fireball itself.
    All these miserable’s things are supportable until the moment when my baby boy Ralf was born.
    Babies need care and attention, they need warm ,medicaments and medical care, they need light, electricity and fuel to stop cold, babies cannot run away and hide in the bathroom during the fall of fireballs.
    The security situation becomes so bad and the electricity cut of about 18-20 hours per day and no fuel for warm and weather is frozen, the medicaments not available permanently, death become closer and fear becomes so big and it touch our live every second.
    The picture is very dark, the reality situation cannot be described by words especially when the voices of fireballs started so we run away fast and hide in bathroom far from windows and doors, and without electricity most of time, so the baby start cry and scream .
    Live becomes very hard and bad and dangerous and it’s impossible to be continued here.
    We are a simple and normal family and all that I ask for is the right to live whit out panic and fear .the right to live with warm ,health and happiness for my 3months old baby. The right to think about the future of my family or(who still alive between us).the right to think about develop my work not about run away from snipers ,kidnapping , fireballs, chemical weapon and explosions. the right to feel safe.
    I started ask myself :could my boy grow up like normal child? will he go to school? Could he live in a place of freedom, pride, justice, with no fear of terrorism, extravagance, communalism ? Could my son live with no fear of someone come to cut the neck of every person on our family and finish by eating his heart? Could my baby grow up without see all this blood and body and feel all this hate? Could I go for picnic with my small family on the weekend in a sunny day?
    I need help I don’t want to be me or someone from my family a number in the statistic of dead who passed 130.000 persons.
    Could your country receive my little family of 3 persons and save us before we become victim of diseases ,hunger and fight? I don’t want to travel to Europe illegally. Please could you provide me a safety way to go to safety place in your country?
    Thank you very much for your comprehension and cooperation.
    I hope you understand my wish and help me to survive.
    Excuse my bad language I think I made a lot of mistakes.

    TOHME Bassem
    Bassem-to@hotmail.com
    Mob: 00963-944-443744

  6. dear sir
    im oralmaxillfacial siryan working in saudi arabia since 16 y ago
    im looking to assylum to EU CONTRIES

  7. farhan javed says:

    KINDLY IM INTERESTED IN MARRYING A SYRIAN GIRL IN REFUGEE CAMPS. IM 32 yrs old workign as a banker and we have a house Defence LAHORE, PAKISTAN AND IM SUNNI MUSLIM. IF ANY FEMALE IS INTERESTED PLS DO CONNECT ME WITH HER. THANKS.

    RGDS,
    FARHAN JAVED
    0092-3349734825
    fahadkhan8@hotmail.com
    facebook id: javedfarhan42@yahoo.com

  8. dear sir

    mu name is Mohamed and am living in Egypt alone
    all my family die in the situation in Syria and my uncle who is pay for my ticket to Egypt he die ether
    am just asking from you to give me asylum to EU COUNTRIES and i will be so glad
    i have very bad time and no have work and sleep at the street so please help me am human been

    thanks allot for reading my msg

  9. iqbal ahmed says:

    I am an indian 27 years, divorcee working/settled in Nigeria. am graduate owing schools. am interested in marrying Syrian refugee. if you have a beautiful, educated and god fearing aged 20 yrs,i will be interested. she should have a passport to travel to nigeria

  10. maher dakak says:

    I am a Syrian from Damascus and specifically the Yarmouk refugee camp, and the father of four children, my wife nanny home. I am currently in Beirut, Lebanon
    I came away from the Syrian army and intelligence that you want to arrest me. Because some karakter drawing and designs. You since the outbreak of the revolution and draw designs on the computer against the repressive regime in Syrian internal newspaper printed the efforts of some of the revolutionaries who stood against the Syrian army and my job was drawing and output Design pages.
    To be arrested by Syrian intelligence, the young man who was working with us and admitted to the names of the newspaper were working and I am of them
    Fled to Beirut for fear of my arrest has followed my work in drawing and Design from Beirut via the Internet arose views from inside to Nan threatened me and they Bmlahakta in Beirut and advanced to the Office of the UN High Commissioner resettlement in any other country for the safety of my family from abuse and torture by the Syrian army gangs in Syria, Lebanon, and now I run from place to place my family and I do not know what to do and the money that ended with me I do not know another way to live but to Tqublo resettlement ………….. No. My thanks to the United Nations >>>>> my fail in UN (( 245-13c12643

  11. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
    السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته
    هل أجد لرسالتي ومضمونها الاهتمام وعدم الإهمال أو المبررات المعتادة لدى الجميع من هم يدعون الحب والعمل الخيري والإنساني ولم يبحثوا عما هم محتاجين حقا وهذا الذي هو لايرضي عنها الباري الرحمن ولا النبي العدنان عليه أفضل وأتم الصلاة والسلام .
    جزاكم الله خيرا وبارك الله فيكم وبعلمكم وجهودكم الخالصة لله تعالى ومحبتكم لرسوله الكريم سيد الخلق والبشرية الشفيع المشفع يوم القيامة عند الصراط المستقيم خير البرية صاحب الشفاعة والرحمة والبسمة من منا لايرغب بتبسم وشفاعة وشرب من يديه الشريفة من حوضه الشريف يوم الحساب صلى الله عليه وسلم أعذروني ولكن من الكرب والضيق وما نحن فيه وما نشاهده لهذا أسال أين هم المحبين الصادقين المطبقين أتمنى أن تصل رسالتي هذه لمن هو محب حقيقي وصادق لله تعالى ولرسوله الكريم صلى الله عليه وسلم بالتطبيق والعمل لابالقول والأمل .أتمنى أن تكونوا منهم وبصراحة وأكرر أعذروني.بارك الله في جهودكم المبذولة والخالصة للعمل الخيري والإنساني والعاطفي وإنقاذ الفقراء وتقديم لهم العون والمساعدة بدون سمعة ولا رياء خالصة لما ورد بالآيات القرآن الكريم والسنة النبوية الشريفة تطبيقاًوعملاًوليس قولاًولفظاًعلى اللسان ولكن ماتقدمونهمن خير وسعي للخير خالص الله تعالى ورسوله صلى الله عليه وسلم.لهذا توجهت الى سعادتكم عبرهذا السطور على موقعكم هذا بدون معرفتكم بي ولا معرفتي بكم إلا وقع نظري على موقعكم هذا وشاهدت الكلام الطيب والحب لله ورسوله /والعمل الخيري والإنساني والاجتماعي تجاه المنكوبين والمكروبين والفقراء المحتاجين والمديونين لمد يد العون والرحمة والإغاثة السريعة لإنقاذ هذه العائلة ومن من هم فيه من ضائقة مادية وكرب ومعيشة وصحية ونفسية.لهذا لست أدخل بالتفاصيل فقط أذكر هذه الكلمة(غـــــــــــوثـــــــــاه……غــــــــــــــوثـــــــــــــاه……….غــــــــــوثــــــــاه) بحبكم الخالص لله وحبكم لرسوله الكريم صلى الله عليه وسلم من قلب صادق ولسان ناطق مطبق لأنني ولم أجد السبيل المناسب لإخراجي مما نحن فيه وبصراحة لم أجد الصادق لتطبيق آيات القرآن وسنة النبي العدنان عليه أفضل وأتم الصلاة والسلام ولم أجد من هوا لمحب الحقيقي الصادق بدعوته للدين الحنيف والصادق بحب الله كما يدعون وحبهم لرسوله الكريم سيدنا محمد عليه أفضل الصلاة والتسليم وربما لااستطيع الوصول لهؤلاء والله أعلم .لهذا أتمنى وأرجوا بحبكم لله تعالى وللقرآن الكريم وحبكم لرسول الله وإتباعكم للسنة النبوية والسيرة العطرة لنبي الرحمة والشفاعة صاحب البسمة عند الحوض الشريف لإنقاذ هذه العائلة من ما هي فيه من كرب وضيق وديناً(ضيق وكرب مادي ونفسي وصحي وذلك بمد يد العون بمبلغ من المال وبصراحة هذا هو الحل الوحيد من آجل رفع الكرب والضيق والدين عن هذه العائلة ودخول الفرحة قلبها وخصوصاً الأطفال الصغار وهذا كما ورد بالقرآن والسنة وبما ترغبونه مناسباً بذلك سواء أن يكون لكم صدقة جارية أو قرضا حسنا لفترة معينة أوبما تروه مناسباً بحبكم لله ورسوله صلى الله عليه وسلم في هذه الظروف الصعبة الذي تمر فيها سورية وهذا يكون في صحيفتكم يوم القيامة ستدخلون الفرحة قلب رسول الله تعالى بذلك عندما تدخلون الفرحة قلب هذه الأسرة ولوعن بعد واليوم لايوجد بعد وخصوصاً من آجل الله تعالى ورسوله صلى الله عليه وسلم أليس تنالون البسمة من رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يوم الحساب والوقفة أمام الله تعالى وبصراحة هل ترغبون الى ((قربــــــــــــاً.قربـــــــاً..قربــــــاً )أم ومعاذ الله أم ترغبون ب(سحقاً..ســـــحقاً…ســــــــــــــــحـقاً)وبصراحة هذه العائلة بحاجة لمبلغ لإنقاذها منما هي فيه هو /7000/سبعة ألاف دولار .وربما يكون مبلغ كبير ولكن بحبكم لله ولرسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم لم يكون كبيراً والدال على الخير كفاعله /وأتمنى رسالتي هذه تصل بطريقتكم الخاصة لأهل الخير والإنسانية والقائمين بفعل الخير والمحب لله تعالى ولرسوله محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم /صلوا عليه ..صلوا عليه …صلوا عليه /أكرر أعذروني على رسالتي هذه لإنني في وضع لايعلمه إلا الله تعالى وعليكم الإطلاع ولكن أنتم تقدمون لله تعالى وبحبكم لرسوله الكريم وليس لشخصي أو لأطفالي .
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    وجزاكم الله خيراً والسلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته

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