Despite their displacement, the people of Douma have introduced camel meat to Afrin. The people of Douma are known historically for their domestication of camels for meat and have brought this tradition to Afrin.
Temporary markets have been set up in the city of Douma near Damascus in preparation for the holy month of Ramadan. The city of Douma located in East Ghouta was under siege as it was a former rebel stronghold. However now that the siege haws been lifted the city's markets are thriving.