Tag Archives: syria

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 […]

Syria: Age-Old Traditions bring New-Age Solutions

On the southern tip of Turkey there’s a verdant valley named Altınözü. Among the rolling hills and olive trees as far as the eye can see, humanity and cooperation is heard in beautiful tones of Turkish and Arabic. This agricultural region is also home to a Syrian refugee camp sheltering more than thirteen hundred refugees […]

Ameenah’s Story

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development has been providing humanitarian food and medical relief to Syrian families inside Syria since 2012. Our local field teams work directly with internally displaced Syrians who speak of extreme loss and chaos. As Europe deals with the Syrian refugee crisis, there are children and families left behind in Syria unable […]

Who Benefits from your Zakat?

Life for a little girl or boy in Aleppo, Syria means casting a fearful eye skyward at the frightful sound of helicopter blades bringing bombs to rain indiscriminately on tightly packed apartment buildings.They haven’t much food except what Mercy-USA trucks in monthly from neighboring Turkey; life-saving staples to keep little bodies growing in anticipation of […]