Syria, UNHCR discuss boosting cooperation in various domains

Syria and UNHCR discussed Wednesday the ongoing projects being implemented in cooperation with the international organization , and the possibility of developing them in accordance with the reconstruction process.

Local Administration and Environment Minister, Chairman of Higher Relief Committee, Hussein Makhlouf and UNHCR Representative in Syria , Sivanka Dhanapala, discussed the mechanism of the continuous implementation of response programs to help the earthquake-affected people , in addition to the issue of return of refugees to their homeland.

Minister Makhlouf noted the work is carried out in cooperation with national partners, and in coordination with the operations chambers of sub-committees for relief in the affected provinces.

In turn, Danapala thanked the Ministry for all provided facilitations for the success of UNHCR’s work and achievement of fruitful results, stressing UNHCR’s continued efforts to gain additional funding allocated to the shelter sector for the quake-affected.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency