Syria is facing the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War – mass displacement, famine, water shortages, and disease outbreaks are now the norm. The post-war reconstruction process will be unprecedented – infrastructure has been completely destroyed in many areas, leaving communities to fend for themselves.
The reality is that much of the country lies in ruins and civilians’ most basic needs are not being met. The media has a duty to convey this unimaginable reality to the world. But the media also has the duty to offer innocent civilians caught up in this unending violence information which helps them get through the day. When humanitarian aid is about to be delivered. Which roads are safe on the day they want to travel. Where they can find food and water.
ASML/Syria work with networks of information-gatherers and partner with media outlets to deliver accurate information that makes a real difference to people’s lives. We are ambitious – we want to provide comprehensive information to the entire country. However, gathering, verifying, and spreading this information is costly and challenging. We are constantly seeking to expand this effort in order to give civilians inside Syria a better life.