Staple Food and Iftar Packages Brings Happiness to Syrian Refugees Ahead of Eid

A few days before Eid holiday, Indonesia’s generosity reached the Syrian IDPs in Idlib Governorate and refugees in Reyhanli, Turkey. Thousands of staple food and iftar packages were distributed to Syrian refugees and IDP fleeing from the raging war.

Children living in temporary shelters in Salqin, Syria, receiving food packages from ACT. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, IDLIB, REYHANLI - That afternoon, a number of trucks that carried staple food packages were parked in the town of Al-Janudiyah, Idlib, Syria. Dozens of volunteers wearing Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) vests, face masks, and gloves were busy unloading the boxes, handing them over to the beneficiaries who were standing in line. Some other volunteers carried the staple food packages to a number of houses inhabited by women and children. Each package contained flour, cooking oil, legumes, and several other staple foods that were distributed to Syrian IDPs in Idlib Governorate.

"The food distribution lasted for three days, from Wednesday (5/20) to Friday (5/22)," said Said Mukaffiy from Global Humanity Response (GHR) - ACT. Said added that the distribution of the staple food packages reached internally displaced people in the towns of Al-Janudiyah, Salqin and Aqrabat in the Idlib region. "In collaboration with Indonesia Dermawan, Special Sambal, Ms. Lina Liputri, Kitabisa, and Bamuis BNI, ACT sent staple food packages to hundreds of families in the Idlib area. The main beneficiaries of this food distribution are the poor and orphans who fled from the war and were displaced in their own country," he explained.