LocationSyria: Idleb – Aleppo
Date16/05/2021 to 14/06/2022
Numbers Of Beneficiaries74.000 Beneficiaries
This project aims to provide integrated FS and nutrition services through:
– Empowering women by training them on food processing and distributing small grants
– Distributing cash vouchers for HHs with malnutrition cases and high vulnerability scores.
– Activation 10 RRTs to provide integrated nutrition, health, child protection, and hygiene promotion services.
The services shall be delivered at 15 communities at the following subdistricts: Dana, Qourqeena, Atareb, Jandairis, Afrin, Sharan.
A- FS activities:
1- training 300 female-headed households:
– Theoretical part include (food processing, HACCP, business management, marketing) one month
– Practical part includes topics on food production (12 weeks)
2- Distributing 300 food processing tools-vouchers with a value of 120 $ per woman.
Those assets can be used sustainably in future small projects by women.
3- Distributing 300 raw materials-vouchers with a value of 200 $ per woman divided into 4 rounds/months.
these vouchers will be used to produce food that came from vegetables, fruits, or milk.
That small grant aims to encourage women to start their small business projects.
4- Establishing women groups and building their capacity to empower them.
5- Distributing cash vouchers with a value 60$ (4 rounds to 536 households)
we will target families having children with SAM and a high vulnerability score
Datefrom 01/07/2020 to 30/06/2021
Beneficiaries1500 animals breeders
50 veterinary technicians
Conducting 10 field visits to 1500 breeders during 10 months. The IHR veterinarians will check on the animals’ health situation and provide the required treatment, if needed, against the most common diseases, or consultations.
• holding ten awareness sessions for no less than 50 % of the same1500 breeders to raise their awareness about the best veterinary practices. The sessions will be through small groups of breeders to ensure their safety.
• Conducting six vaccination campaigns in the same area by targeting 50.000 sheep and goats at each campaign that are owned by beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries against Enterotoxemia (for twice), Sheep Pox, FMD, and Pasteurella diseases. As well as targeting 1000 cows against Lumpy Skin Disease.
• Conducting artificial insemination for 100 cows by using seminal straws high-throughput strains. organizing the pregnancy of 1000 sheep by using a vaginal sponge to increase birth rates for sheep. and follow up health situation of that cow and sheep by IHR veterinarians.
• Training 50 veterinary technicians of persons who graduated, students still in the university or out of university, for ten actual days. Distributing 50 veterinary kit consist of main required tools to enable them of launching their special work. Selecting the best ten trainees to benefit from CFW activity by accompanying the field veterinary visits for getting on practical experience and livelihood opportunities. Each trainee will receive 7 USD per workday for ten calendar months.
• Distributing 360 tons of fodder (pellet) to 2000 sheep and 100 cows for four batches (Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec).
Date15/02/2020 to 15/01/2021
Numbers Of Beneficiaries300 Farmers
100 Female-headed households
This project aims to rehabilitate the agriculture infrastructure by installing the solar-powered station and irrigation networks for no less two kilometers. Therefore pumping water for no less than 600 donum of agricultural lands.
Improve the access to the agricultural inputs through voucher distribution.
Enhancing the knowledge of female-headed households through attending theoretical and practical training about food processing and getting on a kit.
Supporting the livestock through distributing nature fodder enough 2000 sheep and 100 cows for four months.
Datefrom 15/03/2020 to 14/09/2020
Beneficiaries760 vulnerable House Holders of women and men
emergency response to the newly IDPs in Afrin area by distributing 8400 RTEs and 760 food baskets
LocationSyria: Aleppo ,(Azaz),Afrin, and Jerablus
Date03/03/2020 to 30/04/2020
Numbers Of Beneficiaries2500 Families
responding to the vulnerable households who displaced recently from south Idleb and northwest Aleppo to the olive branch areas, the International Humanitarian Relief Organization (IHR) implemented a rapid response campaign, under the title “The Warmth of Winter,” by distributing food baskets for those IDPs in Afrin area
LocationSyria: Maaret Tamsrin
Datefrom 01/01/2020 to 30/11/2020
Beneficiaries500 vulnerable House Holders of women and men
100 women through attending three months of food processing training
This project aims to improve food security by enhancing access to agriculture inputs of women and men’s farmers. 500 beneficiaries will get on vouchers to enable them of getting on the required agriculture inputs, as well as cash vouchers for irrigation, the cash voucher can enable the farmers to reach for optimal irrigation times, which is one of the response plans to mitigate the impact of drought on farmers.
Meanwhile, the knowledge about food processing will be improved for 100 women through attending three months of theoretical and practical training sessions.
LocationSyria: Azaz, Soran and Marea
Date15/03/2019 to 31/01/2020
Numbers Of Beneficiaries720 beneficiaries will get on veterinary service
200 will get on fodder
30 technicians will receive technical training
Targeted breeders in Azaz increase their knowledge in modern veterinary techniques trough Pastoral Field Schools, are able to improve their livestock conditions by access to veterinary services and feed support for their livestock
LocationSyria:Aleppo ,(Jrablus )
Date01/10/2019 to 31/12/2019
Distribution emergency food basket and RTE in (Jrablus and Azaz) , Afrin, and Aldana for displaced families come from Idlib and Hama
LocationSyria: Jrablus, Azaz, Afrin, and Aldana
Datefrom 15/05/2019 to 30/05/2019
Numbers Of BeneficiariesEmergency response targeting displaced IDPs from Idleb and Hama countryside
Emergency response targeting displaced IDPs from Idlib and Hama countryside, distribution food basket and RTE
LocationSyria: Afrin and Ariha
Date01/01/2019 to 30/05/2019
Beneficiaries1000 small animals’ breeders
This project aims to increase the resilience and improve the livelihoods of the most vulnerable populations and crisis-affected in seventeen communities in Afrin and Ariha districts, where IHR currently have access to.
Establish two mobile veterinary clinics
one to give veterinary service for 500 animals breeders in Afrin, Marata(joaaik), Shawarghet Eljoz, Bablit, Qarzihel communities of Afrin district
and the other to serve 1000 animals, breeders, in Balyun, Kansafra, Mhambal, Farkya, Northern Laj, Ora Qabli – Edwan, Sararif, Banin, Moataf, Shinan, Thaheriya, Saraj communities of Ariha district
Conduct vaccination campaigns for 50,000 sheep against Entrotoxemia, Smallpox, Aphthous fever, and Pasteurellosis diseases in same intervention locations.
LocationSyria: Idleb, Rural Aleppo
Datefrom 15/10/2018 to 15/04/2019
Numbers Of Beneficiaries1018 beneficiaries
This intervention aimed to improve the food security and resilience to vulnerable households by supporting them with vouchers of agriculture inputs and amount of money for plow and irrigation, as the beneficiaries received support based on the area of land that has access to, in addition to the beneficiaries have been improved their technical knowledge by extension visits from technical field team to keep them in touch with best agriculture practices.
Date01/12/2018 to 28/02/2019
Beneficiaries105 beneficiaries of the cow owners
247 beneficiaries of the sheep owners
Distribute fodder vouchers for sheep and cow for two months
LocationSyria: Atareb, Akhtrin
Datefrom 15/11/2017 to 15/05/2018
Numbers Of Beneficiaries1200 families
The project consists of two parts targeting totally 1,200 breadwinners,
- first one aims to support 800 local farmers who own land but in need for special agricultural inputs in the winter (seeds, fertilizers, pesticides and irrigation support)
- The second part of the project is to support 400 IDP’s HHS’ breadwinners with food production (dairy production) tools via voucher
- Furthermore, IHR will hold training courses on new farming methods and the best ways of marketing after training farmers will be able to use the best farming methods, and they will be able to sell their crops in the best conditions
LocationSyria: AlMara , Alsuqaylabiyah
Date01/07/2017 to 30/03/2018
Beneficiaries250: families have benefited from the grants
15248: Veterinarian cases have been treated
2447: livestock owners got veterinary aid for their livestock
470: beneficiaries from 16 awareness sessions
The project built on two main items (The vet center in Kafrnobol (Kafr-Aouied) and the mobile clinic) to make the following:
Granting 500 sheep with 150KG fodder for 250 HH 30% of them are women-headed
Vaccination, Treatment, consultation
Awareness-raising and training
LocationSyria – North Rural Hamah – South Rural Idleb
Datefrom 01/01/2018 to 30/11/2018
Numbers Of BeneficiariesGranting fodder vouchers, vet care, consultation and raising the awareness to 400 HH’s for 10 months
Vet care, consultaion and raising the awareness sessoins to 100 HH’s for 10 months
The project consists of two mobile vet clinics to cover the rural of Idleb and Hama and to provide vet care, consultation, and awareness raising sessions, as well as 4 vaccination campaigns all over the project period, also the project provides fodder vouchers with a quantity of 30KG per shep for 10 months on a monthly basis to a maximum number of 7 sheep per each beneficiary to reach 400 of vulnerable breeders
LocationSyria: North Rural Aleppo
Date01/01/2018 to 15/05/2018
BeneficiariesAgriculture vouchers: 800 HH
Dairy food production: 400 HH
The project provides support to the resident families from the local communities, via providing the agricultural input to empower the family from farming half Dunum of winter agriculture harvests chosen by the beneficiaries themselves, as well as supporting with Complementary irrigation, fertilizers, and equipment, also there is another component which about providing support to the displaced families with dairy food processing items, after attending the necessary training as well as technical support one need
LocationSyria – North Rural Hamah – South Rural Idleb
Datefrom 01/01/2018 to 31/03/2018
Numbers Of Beneficiaries250 benefiiaries’ granted sheep
8000 beneficiaries from vaccination
250 HH’s will directly be benefited from this project via providing two sheep to each one with needed fodder, vet care, and vaccinations to increase the number of sheep they own, moreover IHR provides vet care to tens of thousands of animals owned by the residents via the vet center and mobile clinic
LocationSyria : Rural Damascus – Eastern Ghouta – Douma
Date01/02/2018 to 30/04/2018
Beneficiaries1,650 HH direct beneficiaries
Distribution of 1650 breads on all underground shelters in Duma city
LocationSyria – Rural Damascus – Eastern Ghouta
Datefrom 01/10/2017 to 31/03/2018
Numbers Of Beneficiaries113 HH direct beneficiaries
300 HH indirect beneficiaries will be served from the vet centre established in the targeted areas and
200 HH case will be invited to attend the awareness session and another
113 HH are going to be provided with a job opportunity for a monthly salary. “
This project aims to provide technical support to cattle breeders specifically milking cows’ and ewes’ breeders as an attempt to preserve the livestock size in all besieged areas of Rural Damascus particularly Eastern Ghouta. Considering that the livestock size is decrementing day by day affected by the imposed besiegement. Therefore, this project will focus on targeting 79 milking cows’ breeders and 34 milking ewes’ breeders and will provide them with a sufficient quantity of fodder that suffices their heifers for a period of time, considering that the availability of fodder is very rare. Additionally, through this project breeders are going to be invited to attend a series of awareness sessions to increase their awareness and preparedness in terms of the different ways of breeding to follow and how to increase and develop their personal livestock size. Not to forget that a series of market linking events are going to be provided to all selected breeders and interns. These events will help targeted beneficiaries identify all possible gaps milk production is facing and work on proposing all possible solutions. Moreover, this project is going to provide a job opportunity for 113 young breeders who will be recruited to support the direct beneficiaries for a monthly salary. Finally, through this project we are going to be supporting two peasants’ federations by establishing one training room for each federation to be used to serve all farmers.
LocationSyria : Rural Damascus – Eastern Ghouta
Date01/09/2017 to 31/01/2018
Beneficiaries117 HH direct beneficiaries
450 indirect beneficiaries will be served from the vet center established in the targeted areas and 150 cases will be invited to attend the awareness session
This project aims to provide technical support to cattle breeders specifically heifers’ breeders as an attempt to preserve the livestock size in all besieged areas of Rural Damascus particularly Eastern Ghouta. Considering that the livestock size is decrementing day by day affected by the imposed besiegement. Therefore, this project will focus on targeting 117 heifers’ breeders and will provide them with a sufficient quantity of fodder that suffices their heifers for a period of time, considering that the availability of fodder is very rare. Additionally, through this project breeders are going to be invited to attend a series of awareness sessions to increase their awareness and preparedness in terms of the different ways of breeding to follow and how to increase and develop their personal livestock size.
LocationSyria – North Rural Homs – Houla
Datefrom 01/11/2016 to 31/10/2017
Numbers Of Beneficiaries54 Householder
Supporting 54 heifer keepers in Al-Houla area through providing them with Fodder, veterinary care and awareness sessions and such session will discuss different topics related to cow raising and breeding techniques
LocationSyria : Rural Damascus – Eastern Ghouta – Mesraba and Douma
Date01/12/2016 to 31/08/2017
Beneficiaries3,150 HH which equals to 15,750 persons from the different areas of Mesraba and Douma
Pre-position 3,150 FB in the besieged areas of Eastern Ghouta (Douma). This project aims to respond to the increasing humanitarian needs resulting from intensified shelling, IDP’s movement, closure of access, interruption of FIs in the local market and other factors currently the besieged areas of EG are passing through, and that require immediate release of food items to the most affected families once the indicators and triggers are identified
LocationSyria – Rural Damascus – Eastern Ghouta – Douma
Datefrom 01/12/2016 to 30/11/2017
Numbers Of Beneficiaries639 HH which equals to 3,195 persons from Douma area
Preparation and cooking of 639 hot meals to be distributed on 639 families from the besieged Douma city in Eastern Ghouta (the meal consists of cooked rice and cooked meat weighing 3,300 grams) daily for ten days in a row. Where the region is currently experiencing very difficult security conditions, including the closure of all crossings through which local traders can supply the region with various supplies of food and non-food, non-availability of all kinds of food and non-food goods and the very high prices of those available ones. Thus, the idea of this project was to cook and distribute hot meals to families that have not yet received any kind of assistance from any party in the besieged Douma city as an attempt to address the negative consequences of this brutal siege.
LocationSyria : Rural Damascus – Eastern Ghouta – Saqba
Date01/12/2016 to 30/11/2017
Beneficiaries3,982 HH which equals to 19,910 persons from the different areas of Saqba, Jisrine, Hamoura, Zamalka and Arbein
Pre-position 3,982 FB in the besieged areas of Eastern Ghouta (Saqba, Jisrine, Zamalka, Hamoura and Arbein). This project aims to respond to the increasing humanitarian needs resulting from intensified shelling, IDP’s movement, closure of access, interruption of FIs in the local market and other factors currently the besieged areas of EG are passing through, and that require immediate release of food items to the most affected families once the indicators and triggers are identified
LocationSyria – “Eastern Ghouta”
Datefrom 01/01/2017 to 31/03/2017
Numbers Of Beneficiaries•86 beneficiaries profited from Fodder distribution two times throughout the project.
•Approximately 1, 827 beneficiaries profited from the mobile clinic.
•68 beneficiaries participated in four private awareness sessions.
•570 Beneficiaries will benefit from public awareness sessions.
LIVELIHOOD AND LIVESTOCK PROJECT – PHASE 3, concentrated on maintaining and
improving the livestock situation in Eastern Ghouta by providing the livestock keepers who
received cows to raise from the previous phase of the project (86 livestock keepers received
cows in phase 2) with fodder to feed the cows. The folder was distributed twice throughout the
project’s timeframe. Additionally, another major component of the project was a mobile
veterinary clinic which conducted rounds in several areas in Eastern ghost in order to provide
veterinary services for all kinds of livestock to around 1,827 beneficiaries. Furthermore, the
project included private and public awareness session for livestock keepers which addressed
different topics related to livestock rearing and associated skills.
LocationLebanon : North Bekaa – Arsal
This project aimed to provide some of the nutritional needs of displaced Syrian families for
nearly one month. A total of 2,232 food baskets were distributed to camps located in Arsal, a
hard-to-reach area that has attracted thousands of Syrian refugees since the beginning of the
LocationSyria – North Rural Homs “Rastan-Talbeesa and Hola”
Datefrom 01/03/2016 to 31/10/2016
Numbers of beneficiaries2100 Households in the North Rural Homs Areas.
This project aimed to help vulnerable households without a main financial provider. Such
households included mainly single mothers with multiple children. The Food For thought
Projected included the distribution of two food baskets twice per month during the duration of
LocationLebanon : Different areas in eastern and western Bekaa and northern Akkar
The Toolkit project aims to transform Syrian Refugees into positive roles models for generations to come by providing them with job opportunities and enabling to earn their own salary.
Moreover, this project helps those beneficiaries by providing them with a stable financial source that insure their ability in procuring their basic needs. IHR received 318 applications, 43 of which were provided with technical, managerial or accounting training courses and the proper tools to help them launch their own businesses.
LocationLebanon – Different areas in eastern and western Bekaa and northern Akkar
Datefrom 11/01/2016 till 31/01/2016
Numbers of Beneficiaries1,500 families in Bekaa different areas (7,050 pax)
1,000 families in Akkar different areas (4,700 pax)
149 Food Baskets were distributed to the educational staff in Al Amal schools
This project aims to provide those Syrian families with food items. Essentially minimizing the daily sufferance that the Syrian refugees in Lebanon are facing. So far IHR has been able to distribute 2,649-Food Baskets to 2,649 Syrian families in Bekaa and Akkar which will suffice them for a whole month.
LocationSyria : The districts of Al-Rihan and Al-Shifoniyyeh in Eastern Ghouta
Beneficiaries79 female-headed households
The Project supports sustainable livelihoods through improved incomes and food security for the poorest segments of Rural Damascus, notably displaced widows.
IHR has provided these widows with 3 pregnant ewes each, along with a 2 months’ supply of fodder. This Project also includes regular veterinary care as well as a Vet Centre set up for constant and convenient assistance access to beneficiaries.
Last but not least, the Al-Rihan Centre for Women Dairy Farmers (مركز الريحان للنساء المنتجات) was set up to serve as a women’s community centre where locals from both districts can feel free to gather and discuss their experiences and achievements. The Al-Rihan Centre for Women Dairy Farmers also serves as a hall for various training seminars on milk production techniques, sheep rearing and money management skills. By introducing them to an occupation they can utilize (i.e. sheep farming), this Project offers many benefits to women: reducing their economic dependency, and strengthening their own (and their children’s) food security. This will contribute to women’s empowerment and in the long term will help expand sheep and lamb markets in the targeted areas.
LocationSyria – Eastern Ghouta
Datefrom 01/03/2016 till 31/03/2016
Numbers of beneficiaries2,250 households
Contributing to providing minimum standards of food security to the inhabitants of Eastern Ghouta by distributing comprehensive food rations to them, alleviating their financial burden.
LocationSyria : Eastern Ghouta
Date1/11/2015 until 31/10/2016
As a result of the ongoing war and the siege of many areas, the loss of livestock has been huge. This project involves establishing and equipping a centre for breeding and vaccinating heifers in Eastern Ghouta with the aim of contributing to the preservation of livestock in the area and stimulating the livestock market there, as well as ensuring food security for the locals. Such intiative would encourage people to restore part of their pre-war livelihoods
LocationSyria – Douma city and its surroundings in Eastern Ghouta
Datefrom 01/11/2015 to 29/02/2016
Numbers of beneficiaries120 direct beneficiaries (families of cattle farmers) and at least 900 families a month buying quality milk with a reduced price
The project aims to counter the decrease in cattle population in Eastern Ghouta by providing cattle farmers with one cow each –along with a 3 month supply of fodder– and selling their milk product at an IHR-run center in the town of Misraba. This, in addition to regular veterinary care – a Vet Center open for consultations and awareness sessions open to the public. This ensures a sustainable source of income for the direct beneficiaries (31 selected farmers) all the while providing low-cost quality milk to the indirect beneficiaries (the residents of Misraba).
LocationLebanon : Arsal
Given the great needs of families living in the Aarsal region, International Humanitarian Relief took it upon itself to sponsor the Syrian families living in Aaidoun camp where 1039 Food baskets and more than 29000 Bread packs were distributed and still are…
LocationSyria – Homs countryside – Talbiseh
Numbers of beneficiaries54,600 persons
For more than 3 years, the people of Talbiseh have been living under siege deprived from essential food & living supplies. Therefore, IHR team alleviated the needs of the people by distributing food baskets that included meals and products.
LocationIdleb northern rural
DateFrom 22/7/2015 to 31/12/2015
Beneficiaries2500 new IDP Families
The project aimed to provide food to IDPs as they reached safer places by distributing 5000 food basket to 2500 new family.
LocationSyria – Damascus countryside – eastern Ghouta
DateFrom 1/06/2015 to 31/12/2015
Numbers of beneficiaries1,120 persons
Eastern Ghouta lacks all essential living dietary materials as it has been under siege for a long time. As part of its long-term local projects strategy, our team started working on a ‘Harvest (corn and eggplants) for Farmers’ project. This consisted of providing seeds and seedlings for farmers and offering technical support in order to till the soil and make the land arable. In addition, our team supplied farmers with fuel for water pumps and secured experts to supervise the project from the very beginning until crop production.
LocationIdleb city and Saraqib rural.
DateFrom 20/4/2015 to 19/6/2015
Beneficiaries10526 IDPs from Idleb city and rural Saraqib.
The project aimed to provide food to IDPs by distributing 10526 daily personal cooked meals to IDPs in Idleb city and Saraqib rural.
LocationQaser Bin Wardan
DateFrom 20/2/2015 to 27/2/2015
Beneficiaries500 new IDP familes
LocationSaraqib – Jarjanaz – Sahl Al-Ghab – Ma’arat Alnuman rural – On Turkish borders camps
DateFrom 1/2/2015 to 1/8/2015
Beneficiaries21100 family of IDPs and peopel in need.
Our team distributed 10000 Food Baskets in camps located on the border. IHR coordinated with Human Appeal and another 11100 Food Baskets were given out to families in rural Saraqib – Jarjanaz – Sahl Al-Ghab – rural Ma’arat Alnuman every month. This results in food security for the families and decreased health deterioration as a result of malnutrition.
Update: the contract was extended until the end of 2015, adding Idbel city and rural to the targeted locations.
LocationSyria – Homs countryside – Al-Rastan and Al-Houla
Datefrom 1/12/2014 to 30/11/2015
Numbers of beneficiaries41,420 beneficiaries from food baskets distribution
49,280 beneficiaries from daily bread distribution
We determined the deterioration of food security was dire and the the needs of people in the north countryside of Homs were not being met. IHR implemented a 3-stage project to distribute Food Baskets among displaced families in addition to distributing bread at Al-Rastan area.
LocationSyria – Damascus countryside – eastern Gota
Datefrom 21/1/2015 to 5/2/2015
Number of beneficiaries28.280 persons
Improving the situation in besieged areas suffering from severe food shortages has always been a priority to International Humanitarian relief.
LocationHama eastern rural – Idleb rural
DateFrom 1/1/2015 to 31/6/2015
Providing flour to Sahl Al-Ghab and Hama eastern rural bakeries:
Each bakery cooks 1 ton/day of flour which means around 1000 bread loaves – an average of 50 tons per month for the two bakeries. Our team distributed 2000 bread loaves daily to people at a price of 35 Syrian Pounds/per loaves.
Update: the contract was extended and 75 tons of flour was produced per month.
DateFrom 1/12/2014 to 10/7/2015
The project aims to keep farmers in their lands and preserve local wheat types. As all people of rural Aleppo benefit from this project, the projects plants 287 hectares of land. From the lands wheat was cultivated, providing flour and bread resulting in bread loaves being sold for less.
LocationSyria – Damascus countryside – Douma
Datefrom 1/4/2015 to 30/9/2015
Numbers of beneficiaries5,040 persons
The Raising Rabbits project provided a dietary protein source as a replacement for the protein usually provided from sheep and beef.
The project was divided into stages:
1) rabbit’s health care 3) breeding and production
2) insemination and mating 4) Selling rabbits for a cheap price.
These steps allowed families to buy rabbits, raise them, then eat them. This project was one of the most significant projects carried out by IHR as the rabbits, unlike other animals, have short pregnancy durations and large births number.