Türkiye & Syria
The earthquake zone is also where all our beneficiaries live.
by sponsoring care for conflict impacted children.
We have activated our Rapid Response Program, looking at where we are able to provide support not only to our beneficiaries’ families who are among the most vulnerable given that they already have traumatic medical injuries and mental health problems, but also to all those who have been impacted by this devastating event. INARA has shifted all its resources and capacities to address the recent disaster in Türkiye and Syria.
Deploy teams that provide medical consultations and follow-ups to all survivors and locals, especially those who were discharged from hospitals too soon.
Distribute relief items based on needs assessments to the families of our beneficiaries and to the local population, particularly to the most vulnerable families.
Provide mental health and psychosocial support and create safe spaces for children with activities and counselling to help them and their families overcome trauma.
Your help and support with donations and volunteering is essential for INARA so we can continue to provide our needs based approach to families affected by the earthquakes.
Your donations enables INARA to provide Rapid Response to the population affected by the Earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria.
INARA, the International network for Aid Relief and Assistance, “Savastan Etkilenen Çocuklara Yardim Dernegi” in Turkey, is providing support to all who have been impacted by the devastating Türkiye-Syria Earthquake.
INARA, Türkiye'deki faaliyetleri için
"Savaştan Etkilenen Çocuklara Yardım Derneği'ni (SEÇ)" destekliyor.
INARA’s mission is to fill in the gaps in access to life changing medical & mental health services by sponsoring care for conflict impacted children.
A holistic approach
INARA works with children from conflict areas who have suffered physical and mental harm and supports them through three pillars.
INARA fully covers and finances beneficiaries’ medical treatment, giving them free of charge healthcare until they are fully healed.
INARA provides in-house mental health services to help children and their families cope and process their trauma through one-on-one and group sessions.
INARA works with the beneficiary’s family towards a positive home environment by providing various avenues of support including family group therapy.
of beneficiaries report a reduction in disabilities, access barriers, scarring, and/or wounds.
of beneficiaries experience improvement in mental health.
of caretakers report increased livelihood opportunities due to their child’s improvement.
of caretakers report increased ability to spend more time with other children and family.
Dalal: The Miracle Baby
Dalal’s family was living in a tent in Syria when a fire spread and all of them were severely injured. She sustained very severe burn injuries to 90% of her body. Her and her sister were taken to a hospital nearby before being transferred to Turkey. It was a race
Sameh: A remarkable Journey
Sameh was at home with his parents when war planes hit his neighborhood, and home appliances fell on his head. As a result, he sustained a severe injury to his head that left him with an open skull wound as well as other numerous fractures. His injury was life threatening:
Nawal: hearing for the first time
On a beautiful summer day, Nawal’s family decided to head to the river to have some fun. As soon as they stepped foot out of the house, they heard the familiar sounds of warplanes above them and ran back to find a place to hide. There were fights and bullets
INARA’s vision is a world where no child impacted by conflict is left untreated.
OUR INTERVENTION IN UKRAINE
Addressing Challenges and Raising Awareness
At INARA, we know how war and conflicts can impact a child’s well-being and safety, and how much it can affect their mental health.
After a needs assessment to discover the gaps we needed to fill in Ukraine, INARA has launched a program to provide consultations and training specific to mental health professionals, social workers, and others who are directly working with children on the ground.
INARA is additionally working to build safe spaces for children, specifically designed to address needs highlighted by our local partners.