Earthquake - Barriers to Cross-Line Aid Access in Northwest Syria

Following the earthquakes that have caused extensive damage, and tragic loss of life across large areas of Turkey, and Syria, Northwestern Syria, local populations and humanitarian actors continue their relief efforts. However, hard-hit areas in Northwestern Syria (NWS) continue to be particularly vulnerable, largely due to the challenges faced in delivering aid to them through cross-border modalities. These challenges present a continuation of a pattern in which humanitarian aid into the area has been politicized. In our spot-report, we provide a brief on the contextual background that lead to the current challenges in delivering aid to NWS.

  • Syria
  • Türkiye
  • Report
  • February 2023