• A low pressure system moving from south-eastern Europe towards the north-east has brought rain, snow and low temperatures in Turkey, Syria,
Lebanon and Jordan (as well as in Israel and Palestine) in the past few days.
- September cycle includes distributions during 5 Oct - 20 Nov, 2014
- Cycle includes distributions during 5 Oct - 20 Nov, 2014
LIBYA – EC Humanitarian assistance
• On 22 December, the European Commission announced the allocation of an additional €2 million in humanitarian aid to assist the internally displaced amid the instability and violence that is currently plaguing Libya. These resources will help address most acute needs such as food, medical assistance and psychosocial support, shelter and winter items. Since May, nearly 400 000 people have been displaced.
SYRIA – Humanitarian access and assistance
The Assistance Coordination Unit (ACU) has built an extensive network of enumerators that collects data on the humanitarian situation in Syria. There are currently 92 enumerators covering 111 sub-districts, categorized as primary (86) or secondary (25).* Most enumerators have been working with the network for more than one year. They have received a series of technical trainings, and participated in various assessments.