The UK’s humanitarian support to Syria

24 May 2018

ICAI has published a review of the UK’s humanitarian support to Syria. The review praises DFID for providing vital life-saving support to communities in desperate need but warned that gaps in DFID’s performance remained, including around engagement of Syrian partners, the coverage and focus of independent monitoring and attention to safeguarding against exploitation.

DFID has overcome substantial barriers to the delivery of aid, such as food, shelter and vaccines, however, has taken DFID too long to put the required staffing and resources in place to manage the response.

Read our review of The UK’s humanitarian support to Syria for more.