The WFP has indicated that the prices of food and non-food items in Syria increased significantly in March as a result of Ukraine’s unfolding crisis and the conflict’s repercussions on global food and energy markets.
Fares Shehabi (b. 1972), also known as Fares Ahmad Al-Shehabi, is a prominent Aleppan businessman who is mainly active in the pharmaceutical sector. Throughout the decade-long conflict, Mr Shehabi has been one of the most outspoken supporters of the regime.
Pledges for the upcoming Brussels conference on the humanitarian crisis in Syria are expected to decrease in line with the downward trend of pledges since 2021 due to funding shortfalls, donor fatigue, and the potential impacts of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.
Khaled Zubaidi, also known as Khaled Mohammad Bassam Zubaidi, is a prominent Syrian businessman who has grown increasingly influential in the real estate, tourism, and luxury sectors over the past few years.
India is reportedly planning to donate thousands of tonnes of wheat and rice to Syria in order to relieve its chronic food shortages.
A recent report published by a UN agency examines the economy-wide disruption and the limitations on humanitarian action caused by sanctions, as well as the impact this has had on the well-being and rights of children.