Over 15 million people have been displaced due to conflict in Syria and Iraq.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented at least 260,000 Syrians killed in the conflict since it began in 2011. The UN reported at least 26,600 Iraqis killed from 2014-2015 due to acts of terrorism and violence.
89% of Syrian and Iraqi refugees remain in the region.
13.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance inside Syria, including 4.5 million people living in hard to reach areas.
In 2015, the Protection sector has reached 4.3 M people in 191 out 272 sub-districts in Syria through one or more of its Prevention/Risk mitigation, Response or Capacity building activities. Prevention/Risk mitigation activities conducted by sector members include Awareness Raising through information material distribution/communication, risk education, Protection monitoring etc and Response services like Psychosocial support, Case management, Material/Cash assistance, Family tracing etc.
Members of the CCCM cluster have utilized an IDP tracking initiative to collect, modify and triangulate the data on displacements in terms of numbers and locations. This initiative has been proven to be critical to inform the overall humanitarian response. Excluding the camps, in December 2015, the Cluster reported 424,014 IDPs displaced within from and within these governorates. The largest displacement remains in Idleb 190,123 individuals, followed by Aleppo 106,117, Hama 102,772 individuals, Homs 19,272 individuals and Lattakia 5,730 individuals.
Total Syrian Refugees 4,598,594
Total IDPs in Syria 6.5 million
13.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance inside Syria
4.6 million people in need in hard-to-reach areas and locations, including 486,700 in besieged locations
Syria - Conflict