Humanitarian Disarmament in Syria
Use of victim activated Improvised Explosive Devices ( IED ) has also been reported. The extent of contamination at this stage is unknown due to the lack of access. See Mine Action Review for more information. The humanitarian situation in Syria is extremely challenging and continues to deteriorate at a rapid pace.
MBT : not a state party.
CCM : not a state party.
Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) is currently in the process of planning its intervention regarding humanitarian disarmament into Syria, given the very difficult security situation. The immediate plans involve risk education (RE) activities, non-technical survey (NTS) and impact Assessment (IA) activities.
The war in Syria has led to a major refugee crisis.
A study by the Syrian Centre for Policy Research released in February 2016 estimated the death toll to be 470,000.
Norwegian People's Aid works in Syria through local partners who provide humanitarian aid inside the country. We support civil society, enabling them to demand to be represented and protected by the political opposition, armed groups and from the Syrian government.