IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
1850 Civilians Evacuated from Homs
Teams from IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation received 1850 civilians evacuated from Hums with emergency aid kits.
Syria 02.05.2017

At ground zero IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation received and transferred 1850 civilians evacuated from al-Waer, Homs to safe zone as a result of the agreement that was concluded between the opposition and the Assad regime forces.

In accordance with the agreement between the regime and the opposition five evacuations of civilians from al-Waer, Homs controlled by the pro-opposition groups took place. The recent one was carried out in the early hours of last Sunday. The sixth group of about 1850 people left Homs by 50 buses and 8 ambulances.

IHH teams waited at the standby at ground zero that is al-Rakhshan village off Homs in order to hand out food packages to the evacuee Syrian families arriving from al-Waer. Meanwhile the injured, who had been under a one-and-half year long siege by the regime forces, are transferred to the hospitals in Idlib via IHH ambulances.

 2.jpg

“Thirteen Thousand Civilians To Be Evacuated in Total”

Erhan Yemelek, one of the coordinators at IHH Logistics Center in Antioch Reyhanli gave information on the evacuation from Homs, "Since day one of the current conflict in Syria we have been working toward the alleviation of suffering of vulnerable civilians” he said and added:

“Our foundation’s humanitarian diplomatic efforts in particular are as crucial as the relief efforts. Another group of 1850 civilians evacuated from al-Waer town of Homs has been transferred by 50 buses and 8 ambulances to temporary shelters in Idlib. IHH teams handed out emergency aid kits to the civilians. So with the recent evacuation the number of internally displaced civilians who have arrived in Idlib amounts to 9.350. Thirteen thousand more civilians will be evacuated. Meanwhile the sick and wounded are also transferred to the field hospitals in Iblib by IHH ambulances for their treatment.”

3.jpg

The evacuees from al-Waer, Homs will in the meantime stay in temporary shelters set up by IHH in collaboration with SAAD Organization.

4.jpg 

Related news
See all
Emergency aid for Cameroon refugees
Emergency aid for Cameroon refugees
45.000 people took refuge in Chad as a result of the conflict that broke out between tribes due to access to water sources and use of land. IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation launched aid efforts for the refugees living under extremely difficult conditions in camps in the capital N’djamena.
21.12.2021
Aid to Nepal flood victims
Aid to Nepal flood victims
In the wake of the flood disaster that struck Nepal, IHH delivered food packets to 360 families in need.
05.11.2021
Aid to 8.000 people in Afghanistan
Aid to 8.000 people in Afghanistan
IHH has delivered food packets to almost 8.000 people in Afghanistan as part of our emergency aid campaign. Right now the suffering of the Afghani people can only be alleviated with the support of donors.
15.09.2021