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Returning decision-making to communities: Could cash-assistance be the way forward in northeast Syria?
Returning decision-making to communities: Could cash-assistance be the way forward in northeast Syria?

August 6, 2019

Returning decision-making to communities: Could cash-assistance be the way forward in northeast Syria?

Over eight years of destructive conflict has taken a heavy toll on Syria’s economy. Massive internal displacement, emigration and mortality have greatly weakened the population, out of which more than half are estimated to be in the need of assistance. With this in mind, REACH conducted an in-depth cash and markets assessment across northeast Syria to better understand the feasibility and implications of scaling up cash-based interventions.

New displacement crisis emerges as Nigerians flee to the Maradi region
New displacement crisis emerges as Nigerians flee to the Maradi region

July 31, 2019

New displacement crisis emerges as Nigerians flee to the Maradi region

Over the last three months, a new displacement crisis has emerged in the border region of Maradi in Niger. While more than 35,000 refugees have crossed the border from Nigeria to Niger, causes behind the escalation remain largely unknown. The humanitarian community has been called to act and address the mounting needs of the displaced populations. A briefing paper published by REACH provides an overview to the situation in the region.