Syria Sanctions page and OFAC link

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Feb 8, 2023 – The Treasury Dept ease sanctions due to Earthquake in Syria.

Click to access syria_gl23.pdf

OFAC – Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) US Dept of Treasury website and Sanction list:

226. How can I help the Syrian people while making sure to abide by the U.S. sanctions?

227. May I continue to send money to family or friends in Syria?

229. Do I need a specific license from OFAC to send U.S.-origin food or medicine to Syria?

230. Can I give donations to NGOs to help the Syrian people?

231. Can U.S. NGOs deliver humanitarian assistance directly to Syria?

867. Can U.S. and non-U.S. persons provide humanitarian assistance to Syria following the identification of the Central Bank of Syria (CBoS) on the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN List)?

885. May U.S. and non-U.S. persons, including nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and foreign financial institutions, provide or facilitate certain humanitarian assistance to Syria without the risk of sanctions?

934. Are the United Nations and the U.S. government permitted to conduct stabilization and early recovery-related activities and transactions involving Syria?  Does this apply to their contractors and grantees as well?

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