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Former Chief of Party Kendra Spangler

Kendra Spangler is the former chief of party for the White Helmets Assistance Program.

by Kendra Spangler

In Syria’s Ongoing Conflict, One Volunteer Group Continues to Save Lives

More commonly known as the White Helmets, the Syria Civil Defence (SCD) is a community-led group of volunteers who set out in 2013 to provide emergency assistance to the Syrians during the conflict years. Over the years, this fledging organization has been supported by several international donors, including the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),…