Dispatches from the Field

Responding to a Global Pandemic: Promoting Safety while Meeting Needs in Northeast Syria

On March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 novel coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. With more than 160,000 internally displaced people in northeast Syria living in camps and collective centers, the risk of the disease spreading in the region is high.

International Women’s Day: Realizing the Power of Women

“An equal world is a more prosperous world.” – Blumont Senior Protection Officer in Northeast Syria International Women’s Day is dedicated to empowering women, raising awareness of women’s rights, and helping nations worldwide eliminate discrimination against women. Working in conflict and post-conflict environments, Blumont’s field teams are challenging gender norms and enhancing opportunities for women to raise their voices, take part in decision-making, and support themselves and their families.