ZALIN ܙܐܠܝܢ (QAMISHLI), Syria – With the continuation of North and East Syria’s COVID-19 curfew, the Democratic Autonomous Administration (DAA) continues to provide what aid it can to the regions people.
The curfew has made the regions difficult economic situation worse with many people no longer allowed to go to work. To assist those families hardest hit by the situation, the DAA has begun to distribute food and aid to their homes. The first 300 boxes of aid, containing food and cleaning supplies, were distributed to poor and needy families in Zalin (Qamishli).
Humanitarian organizations, such as Syriac Cross, has undertaken similar programs.
The Autonomous-Administration indicated that the distribution process would continue throughout the curfew period, and there would be further batches.
In the Al-Jawadiyah area of Zalin, the District Council began distributing 100 food baskets to needy families in coordination with neighborhood communes which had prepared lists of families in need in advance.
In the city of Dayrik (Al-Malikiyah), the District Council distributed 200 food baskets to families affected by the curfew.
Several days ago, the DAA completed the distribution of an aid baskets to families in Hasakah.