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4.2.5 Syrian Arab Republic Storage and Milling Company Contact List

Storage Used by Humanitarian Organizations

  • WFP has a network of warehouses located in areas surrounding Damascus
  • These warehouses have been selected for storage of food commodities
  • The total storage space available is about 13,000 m² of which 40% is shared with UNHCR
  • The warehousing infrastructure in Syria is considered as one of the best in the Middle East
  • Most of warehouses are well equipped with handling equipment, offices, training rooms, security facilities and other equipment
  • Humanitarian organisations with warehousing in Syria are UNHCR, UNRWA, WFP and Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC)
  • SARC is the implanting partner for WFP and UNCHR for the Iraq EMOP
  • SARC has a network of warehouses at distribution points across the country and most of them are concrete and in good condition
LocationOrganization

Sharing Possibility

(Yes / No)

Capacity

mt / m² / m³

Type*Access**Condition***
SehnayaWFPYes1,750 m2ConcreteRaised SidingGood
KisswehWFPYes3,880 m2ConcreteFlatGood
AdraWFP UNHCRYes4,800 m2ConcreteFlatGood
GhizlanyehWFPYes2,800 m2ConcreteFlatGood

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LocationMinistry / Agency

Use Possibility

(Yes / No)

Capacity

mt / m² / m³

Type*Access**Condition***
Lattakian/aYes128,000 m2OpenFlatGood
Tartousn/aYes89,730 m2OpenFlatGood

Cold Chain

Syria has a sophisticated cold-chain systems being a major producer of fruit and vegetables. In 2008 the overall cold-chain capacity was 2.5 million Mt

For more information on cold chain storage, please select the following link:

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