Who We Are
IDA is an independent humanitarian organization working to attain a standard level of health and social well-being for affected populations in Aleppo governorate, linking relief activities with subsequent rehabilitation and development work.
IDA establishes and manages health projects in its areas of reach in Northern Syria, coordinates health work with other humanitarian and medical bodies, and raises the capacity of medical systems and community.
IDA also detects violations of human rights and infringement of civilian protection, and advocates for an increased protection of medical professionals and facilities according to International Humanitarian Law.
Current focal areas
Regional: Aleppo governorate, Northern Syria
Sectorial: Health, Nutrition, Protection and Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM)
Current beneficiaries and target regions
IDA provides services to conflict affected people, including IDPs, host communities, residents and people in hard to reach areas, with a special focus on children and women.
During the 12 month period from February 2015 to January 2016, IDA provided health services to 500,000 beneficiaries in 75% of Aleppo governorate.
Towards the end of 2016, IDA has expanded its area of coverage in Aleppo governorate and will soon reach 1 million beneficiaries.