Many people returned to Homs after the liberation of their city, only to find rubble where most their houses and shops had once stood.

Governor Talal Barazi assured that the city was now safe and that the laws of the Republic had been restored. However, groups of armed men have remained behind in the neighborhood of Waer pending their total evacuation.

Demining teams are already at work and the first reconstruction teams started tackling the rehabilitation of the infrastructure.

For over two years, Homs was partially occupied by some Syrian Takfirists and numerous foreign jihadists, overseen by French, Saudi and U.S. officers.