Responding to the growing humanitarian need in the Middle East and North Africa, FDCD works towards attending to the health, social and physical needs of the most vulnerable. Our primary aim is to provide support services that recognize the dignity of these human beings and to treat them in a way that empowers them to live their lives based on the basic and undisputed notions of mutual respect and human rights.
Livelihood Program In Syria
15 12 2016 |
The opportunity to work and earn a living is one of the most effective ways people can rebuild their lives in dignity and peace.
We at FDCD operate in livelihood strengthening by providing work opportunities to vulnerable women in charge of their household. Indeed, with the destruction of livelihoods because of the war and the sweeping lack of work opportunities across Syria, the need to build resilience in the communities has also emerged. FDCD feels urged to contribute to alleviating...
Emergency Relief Program in Syria
12 12 2016 |
FDCD’s Emergency Relief has been responding to the crisis in Syria since 2011, working to provide people caught up in the violence with essential humanitarian aid. Since 2012, we have been working inside the country to reach vulnerable families.
Since the conflict began, FDCD has delivered more than $2 million worth of aid inside Syria, assisting thousands of Syrians. We are distributing food packs, clothes and hygiene supplies to communities under siege...
19 09 2015 |
The work of FDCD in Syria is not only addressing daily needs, but also building the sense of dignity and resilience in communities in crisis.
The situation in Syria continues to be fragile with fighting taking place all over the country. Negotiations between the political poles of power for a ceasefire and peaceful resolution have so far been unsuccessful. The year 2015 witnessed substantial combats between the regime, ISIS and opposition groups. The gloomy and...
Syrian Emergency Aid
01 11 2014 |
Nearly 4 years into the Syrian civil war, 200000 are dead, over 3 million have become refugees, 5 million are internally displaced (IDPs), and no one sees an end in sight. New militias from frequently and over 20000 foreign fighters have joined from over 50 different countries around the world.
In spite of such hopeless circumstances, the Forum for Development, Culture and Dialogue continues to aid the most vulnerable Syrians. FDCD supported over 52000 peaceful Syrians in 2014 with food...
Syria Humanitarian Aid
01 01 2013 |
Responding to the Syrian crisis that started in 2011, FDCD continued its partnership with several international organizations and foundations to address the urgent humanitarian needs and hygiene items, school kits, winterization items (such as blankets, clothes and heaters…) and fuel. In total, over 40000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) were assisted by the efforts of FDCD and its partners.
Over the course of 2013, the death toll in Syria passed 120000 persons, the...
Syria Relief Work
10 05 2012 |
“We have lost our home, we ran away from the fighting, and here we are in a village strange of us, but we were welcomed as guests, we were offered blankets, heater and food, but also the village received us with a smile and offered us shelter and its people made us feel at home, thanks God for that”. This was Sumaya, mother of the four children who ran away from the fighting in the area of Homs seeking refuge in Humaira village on the road between Damascus and...
Emergency Relief for Nahr El-Bared Refugee Camp
30 05 2007 |
Emergency Relief for Nahr El-Bared Refugee Camp...
In May of 2007, a violent conflict erupted between the Lebanese army and Fateh Al-Islam, in the Nahr El Bared Palestinian refugee camp, North of Lebanon. This conflict left many Palestinian refugees homeless and living in dire conditions. Most were forced to leave to other camps, and families were left without food, clothing and other basic necessities. Massive bombing basically destroyed or...
FDCD Emergency Appeal for Lebanon (3)
26 12 2006 |
Trauma- healing trip to Egypt..
As an effort to deal with the aftermath of the July war, FDCD in cooperation with KAFA and several organizations in Lebanon and Egypt, invited a group of Lebanese children between the age of 8-14 on a trauma- healing trip to Egypt. Due to the financial support of “Peace Boat” and several other sponsors from Egypt and Lebanon, 226 girls and boys, who had to witness the cruelties of the July war, could be selected for the trip to Egypt. The...
FDCD Emergency Appeal for Lebanon (1)
21 07 2006 |
The devastating war on Lebanon is now been over for nearly 6 months, and as the dust settled after the massive bombing campaign the extent of destruction became clear: over 1000 killed; nearly one million displaced during the war, some of whom returned to destroyed homes in villages and cities in South Lebanon and the Southern Suburb of Beirut; massive infrastructure destruction of nearly all of the bridges and overpasses in Lebanon as well as most major roads linking towns in Lebanon and...