IDPs crisis is worsening throughout Syria, particularly in the border camps in northern rural Idlib. Thousands of IDPs are living in these camps, most of them suffer from harsh living conditions, amidst a near-total absence of services as organizations are unable to cover all IDPs needs.
Khodr Mohammad, al-Nour camp director, told SY24, “The camp accommodates nearly 200 families, including 25 families with special needs members, and 30 families enduring a tragic situation. 19 additional families have recently fled from eastern rural Idlib and Hama to the camp. We also lack all basic services”.
Mohammad added, “We suffer from sanitation problem. We have called upon the organizations to intervene more than once, our calls remained, however, unanswered. Rainfalls have turned the camp into a muddy swamp, posing another challenge in terms of IDPs movement. Add to that, the worn out tents that don’t protect from the bitter cold or the scorching heat”.
According to the latest estimates, there are 400,000 Syrian IDPs living on the Turkish border in northern rural Idlib. All of them are deprived from minimum ‘right to life’ standards for survival in dignity.