Local Capacity Building in the Context of Humanitarian Crisis: Lessons, Tools & Partnership Models

By Chris Proulx- LINGOs

Working in crisis zones involves coordination challenges, uncertainty, tension and both physical and mental stress. Syria is an example of such a fragile working environment. With the Syrian conflict entering its fifth year, more than 12 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance while almost eight million people have been forced to leave their homes with families being forced to share crowded rooms and camp in abandoned buildings for shelter in foreign countries. An estimated 4.8 million people inside Syrians are in hard to reach places with 212,000 trapped in besieged areas. Read More…

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