Humanitarian funding is allocated by international and national donor governments but is delivered on the ground by the humanitarian delivery system, made up of an array of implementing organizations: international and national NGOs, the Red Cross Movement and UN and other multilateral agencies. It is therefore not surprising that the top 20 recipients of humanitarian aid channeled through our study set of delivery agencies closely echo the recipients of governmental humanitarian aid.
Humanitarian agencies estimate that nearly 1.2 million people are internally displaced (IDPs) within Syria as a consequence of the Syrian crisis. Confronted by the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria, International organizations are stepping up efforts to help refugees. An estimated 400,000 refugees now reside in Jordan and Lebanon. Many of the newest arrivals have been directly victimized by the fighting, having sustained wounds, lost family members, or had their homes destroyed. The primary drivers of humanitarian crises are typically natural disasters and/ or conflict, intersecting with people’s vulnerability to, and ability to cope with, the impact of such events.
While numerous humanitarian groups have been channeling aid to the refugees, those with serious injuries or disabilities and those suffering from mental trauma have had great difficultly accessing the aid and the care they need to recover. The most vulnerable to the disaster are those permanently or temporarily disabled by the violence and the ones who are psychologically traumatized by what they have seen and experienced. I believe it is a high priority to create forums in safe conditions to start discussions and allow them to share their experiences and interact with others who have survived similar trauma. In conclusion, IDPs are often the most vulnerable group, exposed to violence and rights violations
Moreover the three main regional disaster risk trends that are significant are: The mortality...