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Update: Relief Efforts in Syria

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Syrian refugees fleeing the violence in their country make their way to a refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq 31 July. (photo: CNS/Muhammad Hamed, Reuters) 

01 Aug 2012 01 Aug 2012 – CNEWA’s regional director for Lebanon and Syria, Issam Bishara, reports on efforts to supply emergency aid to families and children displaced by the civil war raging within Syria, especially in Homs and Al Qusayr.

With funds raised throughout North America and Europe, CNEWA is coordinating its efforts with partners on the ground, including the Melkite Greek Catholic and Greek Orthodox patriarchates in Damascus, the Good Shepherd sisters in Damascus and a Melkite Greek Catholic parish in Qaa, a village on the Lebanese-Syrian border.

To read the full report, click here. To learn how you can support CNEWA’s relief efforts in Syria, click here.