Tag Archives: Aleppo

Aleppo Field Team Manager Chronicles Her Life Under Siege

Zein alSham has worked for Mercy-USA tirelessly and with extreme passion and concern for the most needy families in Aleppo. Despite being asked to evacuate last summer, Zein stayed behind with three of our other team leaders to make sure our humanitarian aid projects would be implemented to the desperate families. The worst happened and […]

For immediate release: Mercy-USA Response to Aleppo Crisis and Aftermath

UPDATE: JANUARY 17, 2017—All four Mercy-USA field team leaders with their families have been evacuated from E. Aleppo. Mercy-USA is grateful to know of their relative safety.  Mercy-USA for Aid and Development has been providing humanitarian food and medical relief to Syrian families inside the country since 2012. Plymouth, Michigan, December 15, 2016—While the world […]

Stoves & Fuel for Syrian Children and Their Families

With the help of the United Nations and our donors, Mercy-USA is distributing stoves and eco-friendly fuel to warm the homes of at least 35,000 vulnerable people in Syria this winter. Tens of thousands of Syrians have been displaced from their homes in northern Syria from cities like Hama and Aleppo. They are living in […]

UPDATE: Mercy-USA Projects in Aleppo 12/7/2016

UPDATE DECEMBER 7, 2016 70% of Aleppo has fallen to Regime control including the neighborhood where Mercy-USA has its office and health clinic. During the weekend of December 3rd, 2016 our four remaining field team members attempted to distribute our last food baskets and emergency rations to families but before all could be distributed, the […]

Harrowing Firsthand Account of Aleppo Under Siege

Our field team manager, Zein is a 26 year-old single woman who, before the war began, was a teacher in graduate school studying for an advanced degree. She is on the front line of Aleppo’s humanitarian work, supervising the distribution and rationing of our remaining food stores and tending to the needs of the children […]

Urgent Emergency Relief for Aleppo, Syria

UPDATE DECEMBER 7, 2016 70% of Aleppo has fallen to Regime control including the neighborhood where Mercy-USA has its office and health clinic. During the weekend of December 3rd, 2016 our four remaining field team members attempted to distribute our last food baskets and emergency rations to families but before all could be distributed, the […]