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22 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In Syria, the delivery of humanitarian assistance to several locations continued to be hampered due to ongoing or renewed hostilities. During May 2017, only three interagency convoys to Duma, Wadi Barada and Jirud in Rural Damascus took place, with UNICEF delivering multi-sectoral assistance to 42,000 people in need.

21 Jun 2017 description

Avant-propos

Stephen O’Brien, Secrétaire général des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence

21 Jun 2017 description
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Humanitarian Response Plans and Flash Appeals

20 Jun 2017 description
report European Commission
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Factsheet: EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis

European Commission - Press release

Brussels, 20 June 2017

Today, the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis adopted new projects totalling €275 million. These projects will support refugees and their overstretched host communities in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, the Western Balkans, and Armenia.

20 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

AMMAN/BRUSSELS/NEW YORK, 20 June 2017 - On World Refugee Day, the European Union has renewed its commitment to a generation of children affected by the war in Syria. Through a donation of an additional €90 million, UNICEF will be able to provide critical services and support to vulnerable children and young people in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.

16 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF has received only a quarter of funding required for children

AMMAN, 16 June 2017- UNICEF-supported programmes for over 9 million children inside Syria and neighbouring countries are on the verge of being cut off due to a critical US$220 million funding gap.

16 Jun 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

Highlights of the month:

  • Three new women's and girls' safe spaces opened in Egypt.

  • A client survey in Jordan produced positive results.

Syrian Arab Republic (from all channels):

  • 359,433 reproductive health services delivered to Syrians

  • 9,218 deliveries supported, including 3,504 C-section deliveries

  • 66,307 family planning services

  • 19,307 gender-based violence response services provided to Syrians

13 Jun 2017 description
report Theirworld

Cash transfers are given to families whose children attend classes regularly - as part of a programme to help 230,000 refugees into school.

The first payments have been made under a plan to help 230,000 refugee children into school in Turkey by the end of this year.

The families of 56,000 children have started to receive money from the European Union's biggest humanitarian programme for education in emergencies.

Cash transfers are given every two months to refugee families whose children regularly attend school.

09 Jun 2017 description

These dashboards reflect selected regional sectoral indicators on the humanitarian and resilience responses of more than 240 partners involved in the 3RP Inter-Agency Appeal in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Achievements are regionally aggregated and cumulative from the start of 2017 and targets are based on full funding of the 3RP 2017 and an expected population of 4.7 million refugees by end-2017.

4,703,000 Syrian Refugees expected by end-2017
5,025,251 received in 2017

06 Jun 2017 description

Demand for health services from Syrian refugees continues to place a large burden on national health systems across the region. The focus of the 3RP health strategy is twofold; strengthening the capacity of public health infrastructure to cope with the large caseload of Syrian refugees, and providing direct and targeted support to the most vulnerable populations who lack access to critical health services.

06 Jun 2017 description

As the conflict in Syria entered its seventh year in March, the number of registered Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries surpassed 5 million people of whom more than 48 per cent are children.
A total of 856,677 Syrian girls and boys across the region continued to have access to formal education in schools in camp and host communities, at the same time more than 31,000 Syrian boys and girls are enrolled in informal or non-accredited education. Also during this period some 13,623 teachers and education personnel received incentives.

06 Jun 2017 description

Food Security Partners continue to advocate for the role of the Sector as a foundation and enabler for achieving better outcomes in other sectors such as livelihoods and education. Crucial is the continuation of the partnership-based approach that focuses on building joint programming from the design phase, harnessing the comparative advantages of various stakeholders, avoiding overlap in programmes and improving cost-efficiency and accountability. Vital for achieving these outcomes is a continuation and increase in multi-year, flexible funding that allows for longer-term planning.

06 Jun 2017 description

As the Syria crisis entered its seventh year in March, the number of Syrian refugees in the region passed the five million mark. There are now almost 2.97 million Syrian refugees registered refugees in Turkey, over 1 million in Lebanon, some 658,000 in Jordan, almost 237,000 in Iraq and above 120,000 in Egypt, indicating the generosity of countries across the region.

06 Jun 2017 description

These dashboards reflect selected regional sectoral indicators on the humanitarian and resilience responses of more than 240 partners involved in the 3RP Inter-Agency Appeal in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Achievements are regionally aggregated and cumulative from the start of 2017 and targets are based on full funding of the 3RP 2017 and an expected population of 4.7 million refugees by end-2017.

01 Jun 2017 description

In Numbers

5 million refugees in the Region (Source: UNHCR)

2.2 million assisted by WFP in March

2.2 million assisted by WFP in April

Highlights

  • In April, Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) payments reached 507,321 vulnerable refugees across Turkey, an important milestone towards assisting one million people. In total, over 276,000 family applications—some 1.4 million people—have been received by 28 April according to the Ministry of Family and Social Policies (MoFSP).

01 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • SDF offensive against ISIS-held parts of Ar Raqqah displaces nearly 160,100 people between April 1 and May 23

  • SDF gains control of Al Thawrah and Tabqa Dam, enabling IDP returns to the area

  • SARG regains control of city of Homs following final evacuations of opposition fighters and their families from the city’s Al Wa’er neighborhood

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

26 May 2017 description

No Health without Peace: Seventy, Fifty and Ten Are Not Just Numbers in the Lives of 5.3 million Palestine Refugees

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) released the latest annual report from the Agency’s Department of Health earlier today in Geneva, revealing some important statistics regarding the UNRWA health programme (HP) and the health situation of Palestine refugees in the Agency’s five fields of operations – Jordan, Lebanon, the West Bank, Gaza and Syria.

25 May 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

HIGHLIGHT OF THE MONTH
DURING APRIL 2017

New women and girls safe spaces have opened cross border in both northern and southern Syria.

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC (FROM ALL CHANNELS)
283,612 reproductive health services delivered to Syrians
9,299 deliveries supported, including 3,395 C-section deliveries 63,948 family planning services
15,797 gender-based violence response services provided to Syrians 14,276 women accessed women safe spaces

24 May 2017 description

ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN GROSSLY UNDERFUNDED WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

New report shows only a small fraction of official development assistance goes toward ending violence against children For the first time, a review of official development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children has been done. The report Counting Pennies found that in 2015, total ODA spending was $174 billion and of that, less than 0.6 per cent was allocated to ending violence against children.