This group was established to support the MHPSS responses to persons in Syria in the context of the earthquake that happened in 2023. If you are involved in the response in Syria, please do join and share relevant resources and information here.

The Briefing Kit for this response will be updated regularly with key resources shared by colleagues in the field and the IASC MHPSS Reference Group:

MHPSS Coordination details are as follows:
Damascus TWG co-leads: Nabil Samarji ( & Dana al Laham (

Group Admins

  • Good morning I am president of an NGO that could activate emergency psychologists to support staff and people affected by the earthquake. We are considering working in Syria. We usually work in collaboration with local psychologists and have a data analysis system with Italian universities. At the moment we are active in the Ukrainian crisis and…[Read more]