Project profile — Syria Crisis - Medical Assistance and Capacity Building - 2017-2019


2017-03-08 - 2020-06-30
Global Affairs Canada
MFM Global Issues & Dev.Branch

Country / region 

• Syria (100.00%)


• Emergency Response: Material relief assistance and services (72010) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


February 2017 - The humanitarian situation in Syria continues to deteriorate as a result of the civil war in the country. An estimated 13.5 million people continue to be in need of humanitarian assistance, 6.1 million of which are displaced internally by violence, a number of which are located in besieged communities according to the United Nations. Repeated and deliberate attacks on humanitarian and medical workers continue to plague the conflict, adding to the vulnerability of millions of people, particularly women and children, who are affected by the conflict and struggle for access to the most basic services. With GAC’s support, the project aims to: (1) provide essential primary health care services; (2) support the provision of medicines and medical supplies; (3) support health facilities, clinics and mobile health and (4) support the capacity building and training of the local partner organization.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased access to healthcare by conflict-affected people; and (2) strengthened institutional capacity of the local partner. The expected ultimate outcome is lives saved, suffering alleviated and human dignity maintained in countries experiencing humanitarian crisis or that are food insecure.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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