Assistance Coordination Unit (ACU) delivered 7,000 ready-made meals to Syrian refugees in Lebanon in cooperation with the Lebanese municipalities and some local partners. The move comes as part of ACU’s efforts to aid the neediest households, and in line with ACU’s statistical program (MAP) that was carried out in the first week of Ramadan. The meals were distributed to Syrian refugees in West and Central Bekaa’, Tripoli, Akkar, and Arsal.…
The interim Ministry of Infrastructure, Agriculture and Water Resources, said that it carried out a project to produce bio-gas in the town of Harasta in near Damascus. The bio-gas will be produced through the breakdown of recycled waste in a landfill, and it is expected that the project would generate electricity sufficient to run a water pump that would supply 1650 families with clean water. The Ministry added that it…
The interim Ministry of Finance and Economy said it is would continue to purchase grain through the General Establishment of Grains during the Eid holidays. The Ministry began earlier buying wheat in the rebel-held areas of Syria, a step that aims to market the production of Syrian farmers, thus supporting them to continue the cultivation of this strategic crop. It also aims to secure flour for bakeries on a permanent…
The Syrian Revolution’s Statistics Centre said that 464 people died under torture in Assad’s prisons in June. The Center said that a person is detained every four minutes, while four detainees die everyday as a result of torture and starvation. According to the center, there has been a noticeable increase in the number of victims of torture lately; however, these wholesale crimes have been met with utter silence by human…
The interim Ministry of Health said it had established 11 directorates of health in the provinces of Damascus, Homs, Aleppo, Hama, Idlib, Dara’a, Quneitra, Raqqa, Deir Ezzor, Al-Hasakah and Lattakia. In a report covering its work in the second quarter of 2014, the Ministry points out that a number of independent health organizations had been incorporated into the new directorates.” The Ministry’s office in Syria is tasked with supervising and…
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