Resources on ILO response to the earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria

August 2023

  1. Labour Market in Türkiye

    Acute labour shortages in earthquake-stricken regions of Türkiye

    28 August 2023

    ILO assessment reveals urgent labour market needs in the region badly hit by the earthquakes in eastern Türkiye earlier this year.

  2. Report

    Assessing the Local Labour Market Dynamics and Skills Needs Following the Earthquakes in Türkiye

    28 August 2023

  3. © COOPI 2023

    Needs of households and workers in Syria

    Earthquake adds further financial burden to already struggling households and workers in Aleppo

    14 August 2023

    Many families are facing difficulties finding work and a stable source of income following the earthquake which hit the Syrian city of Aleppo in February 2023.

  4. Publication

    Rapid Assessment of the Needs of Households and Workers Affected by the Earthquake in Aleppo- Syria 2023

    14 August 2023

    This report aims to better understand the needs of households and workers affected by the February 2023 earthquake which struck the Syrian city of Aleppo, parts of which were severely damaged.

  5. Press release

    Jobs that help neighbourhoods recover from the earthquakes

    03 August 2023

    Following the earthquakes that hit Syria and Türkiye earlier this year, ILO infrastructure recovery works engaged communities in clearing debris and rubble in Aleppo, making many streets accessible and creating hundreds of short-term jobs

July 2023

  1. News

    UNCT joined forces with the Ministry of Labour and Social Security on the earthquake recovery

    08 July 2023

    UN Country Team (UNCT) welcomed the Ministry of Labour and Social Security representatives to discuss the earthquake recovery developments at the UNCT meeting held in the International Labour Organization (ILO) premises in Ankara on 6 July 2023.

June 2023

  1. Press release

    Decent work key to resilience of Syrians and host communities

    15 June 2023

    Syrian displaced persons and refugees, and the communities that host them, need concrete decent work opportunities, and to move from receiving assistance to generating income, the ILO says at the Brussels Conference on supporting Syria and the region.

  2. Statement

    From Displacement to Decent Work: An ILO approach to building resilience

    15 June 2023

    Statement delivered by ILO Deputy Regional Director for Arab States Peter Rademaker at the Brussels VII Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, on the ILO’s support to vulnerable and displaced people in Syria and neighbouring countries.

  3. Video

    Rehabilitation works and decent jobs for community resilience in earthquake-damaged Aleppo

    02 June 2023

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat visited earthquake-damaged areas in the Syrian city of Aleppo, where the ILO is implementing community infrastructure rehabilitation works, set to create hundreds of jobs.

  4. Press release

    ILO promotes early recovery through community resilience in earthquake-damaged Aleppo

    01 June 2023

    The ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat visits the Syrian city of Aleppo to inaugurate the project “Early Recovery through Community Resilience in Aleppo’s Earthquake-hit Neighbourhoods” and hand over earthquake structural damage assessment equipment to local engineers.