Wouter Schaap, CARE’s country director for Syria, joined NPR’s Mary Louise Kelley to discuss how CARE is ramping up efforts in Syria, where thousands have been displaced by the war.
When asked what worries him most about the complex situation, he replied: ” I think the sheer scale of it and the complexity of it. It’s a war that has become a global war with, you know, major powers getting very heavily involved over the last couple of years. And with that level of complexity, regional players, global players all getting involved, it becomes a very difficult conflict to resolve. And people’s coping capacity sort of seven years into this crisis is being eroded.”
Listen to the segment here.