Resources on Syria

  1. Factsheet – ILO in Syria Early recovery through community resilience in earthquake-hit areas (February – December 2023)

    23 February 2024

    In response to multiple earthquakes that devastated Northern governorates of Syria, the International Labour Organization (ILO) mobilized internal crisis response funds to embark on employment-intensive infrastructure and livelihoods recovery initiatives in Aleppo, one of the worst-hit areas. Collaborating closely with UN and other humanitarian entities, the ILO's multifaceted response aims to address the staggering impact on employment, livelihoods, and infrastructure, ushering in a phase of resilience building across the region through the world of work.

  2. ILO initiative strengthens engineers’ capacities in post-earthquake Syria

    22 February 2024

    An ILO workshop has provided engineers in Aleppo in northern Syrian with structural damage assessment equipment and trained them on its use, to support rehabilitating infrastructure and buildings damaged by last year’s earthquake.

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    My work with earthquake survivors in Türkiye gives me purpose

    06 February 2024

    When multiple earthquakes struck Türkiye and Syria on 6 February 2023, Jin Dawod set to work matching survivors with therapists through her platform Peace Therapist. A Syrian refugee living in Türkiye, she knows first-hand how critical psycho-social support is to help people recover from trauma.

  4. After the earthquake: ILO projects contribute to recovery in Syria

    06 February 2024

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is helping communities in the city of Aleppo to rebuild after the earthquake in 2023.

  5. Japan to support employment-intensive recovery in the earthquake-hit areas in Aleppo, Syria

    01 February 2024

  6. Access to social protection for Nepalese migrant workers in countries of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC).

    28 November 2023

  7. Social protection for migrant workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries: A regional mapping of provisions on paper and in practice

    28 November 2023

  8. Rehabilitating Dreams: The Human Voices behind Aleppo's School Rehabilitation Project

    24 November 2023

    In the heart of Aleppo, amidst the rubble left by earthquakes, a beacon of hope emerged through the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s project to rehabilitate and revive three schools in Aleppo.

  9. ILO progresses in second phase of Aleppo employment-intensive community restoration project after earthquake

    23 October 2023

    The ILO continues restoring local community health and safety by providing job opportunities in clearing rubble and debris from the neighbourhoods most affected by the February 2023 earthquake.

  10. ILO Workshop aimed to boost agricultural cooperatives in Lebanon and Iraq and foster knowledge exchange

    18 October 2023

    The PROSPECTS Programme held a Training of Trainers workshop to address the needs of agricultural cooperatives in the region, raise awareness about their work, and enhance local capacities by establishing a network of qualified trainers.