Turkish group provides aid to Syrian IDPs in Lebanon

Orient Net 2019-01-24 06:39:00

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A Turkish aid group distributed winter aid packages to Syrians at refugee camps in Lebanon’s western Bekaa Valley, a Turkish official of the group said Wednesday.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Mustafa Ozbek, media coordinator of Istanbul-based Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), said the region face tough situations due to harsh winter.

“We distributed firewood, food packs, mattresses and blankets to 1,500 families <...> We want to make these refugees have a smooth winter,” Ozbek said.

The Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation has been helping war victims since the beginning of the Syrian war.

Syrian in Lebanon and in Rukban camp for IDPs are facing the harshest conditions in this winter as blizzards and rain storms have hiot their makeshift tents.