Latest updates

Back to top
 Border Crossings and Customs

Information related to the Southern Turkey logistics infrastructure has been updated in the Turkey LCA:


22 June 2018 10:30
 Border Crossings and Customs

Due to upcoming Eid al Fitr festivities Bab al Hawa border crossing will be closed between 8 and 18 June for all crossings: pedestrians, vehicles as well as humanitarian cargo. No closure is expected for Bab al Salam.

11 June 2018 16:45
 Operation Overview
05 June 2018 14:15

Meetings held in Amman, Jordan; Damascus, Syria; Gaziantep and Antakya, Turkey.
Transshipment hubs set up in Turkey.
Coordination of cross-border operations provided in Jordan.


Temporary Storage available in Syria in Lattakia and Tartous (coastal area), Homs (Rural Homs), Kisweh and Sahnaya (Rural Damascus), Qamishly (northeastern Syria) and Aleppo (northwestern Syria).


A common cargo transport service inside Syria to all governorates, security and access permitting (cost-recovery since January 2015).
Joint Humanitarian Convoys to the most difficult-to-access locations inside Syria.

Information Management

An IM Officer is present in Beirut, Lebanon, and a GIS Officer is available in Amman, Jordan.

Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO), Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) and other country strategic documents for Syria can be found at the following link: OCHA Syria

From the blog

Thursday, 29 March, 2018 - 18:15
The recent intensification of hostilities has triggered the displacement of some 80,000 individuals outside besieged East Ghouta, Syria, and led to a dire... Read more


Field Locations

Whole of Syria

Samuel Terefe
(Logistics Cluster Coordinator - Damascus)
Phone: +963 958882106
Skype Contact: samuelterefe
Agnes Semaan
(Logistics Cluster Information Management Officer - Beirut)
Phone: +961 76320645
Skype Contact: agnes.semaan
Alessandra Piccolo
(Logistics Cluster Deputy Coordinator - Damascus)
Phone: +963 988912813


Najd Al Chaar
(Logistics Associate - Damascus)
Phone: +963 932101141
Dima Salloum
(Cargo Tracking Focal Point - Damascus)
Phone: +963 950022354
For service requests, please contact:


Murad Bakz
(Logistics Associate - Amman)
Phone: +962 777483123


Emad Beitar
(Logistics Associate - Dahuk)
Phone: +964 780 9156172


Ellen Hynes
(Logistics Cluster Officer - Gaziantep)
Phone: +90 5309561083
Myron Kamensa
(Logistics Cluster Officer - Antakya)
Phone: +90 5302825813
Veton Gorani
(Roaming Logistics Cluster Officer)
Phone: +90 5395509729

HQ Rome, Italy

Chiara Argenti
(GLC Focal Point)