Displaced people in Washokani Camp

After the recent attacks on Serêkaniyê countryside and Tel-Tamr, a new batch of displaced people arrived at Washokani camp, while the camp administration explained that the only demand of the displaced from international and humanitarian organizations is to return to their areas and homes, but with international guarantees.

The attacks of the Turkish occupation and mercenary gangs on NE, regions of Syria have resulted in the displacement of more than 300,000 people from the border areas, and their displacement to other areas far from the border.

Despite the agreements concluded by the Turkish occupation army with both America and Russia to stop the attacks, It is still ongoing to launch brutal attacks on NE, Syria in clear violation of those agreements.

The report of the Office of Humanitarian Affairs in NE, Syria indicates that these attacks, which used all types of weapons, including internationally prohibited, have killed more than 478 civilians, and injured 1,070 others in the various regions that the attacks have reached it.

In the absence of a clear absence from the work of international organizations, the displaced live in shelter schools in the city of al-Hasakah, and WashoKani camp, which has been equipped by Autonomous Administration and supported by the Kurdish Red Crescent.

Recently, several areas in Serêkaniyê countryside, Tal Tamr, and Zarkan have witnessed new attacks by the mercenaries of the Turkish occupation, which led to the displacement of a large number of families, and with the arrival of these families to the camp, the number of the displaced increased to 8,500 people (1,300) families, after it was 7,400 displaced.

On the humanitarian situation in the camp, the joint head of the camp, “Washokani” Hassan Yusef, in a statement to Hawar news agency (ANHA), pointed out to the weak role of international organizations by saying: “Although 4 months have passed since the attacks of the Turkish occupation, and the displacement of thousands of people to the safe areas, but the organizations International and Humanitarian Affairs did not intervene properly to provide assistance to the camp arrivals. “

Yusef noted, “The people in the camp are calling for international and human rights organizations to intervene quickly and open the way for them to return to their areas and homes with international guarantees.”

It is worth noting that the Turkish occupation and its mercenary groups launched an attack on NE, regions of Syria on October 9, 2019, on the pretext of establishing a safe area on the border, and the settlement of mercenary families in these areas.