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Global emergency overview Snapshot 10–16 September

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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Syria ‑ Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #22, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

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  • U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry announces nearly $500 million in additional USG humanitarian assistance for the Syria crisis, bringing total USG assistance to more than $2.9 billion since the crisis began.

  • Through its implementing partners, the USG has provided humanitarian assistance to more than 5 million people affected by the crisis in Syria, supporting the health, food, emergency relief supply, protection, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) needs of conflict-affected populations.

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Syria Regional Response RRP6 Achievements ‐ July 2014

PROTECTION

2,920,207 Syrian refugees currently registered or awaiting registration with UNHCR or Government authorities

8,056 Syrian refugees submitted for resettlement or humanitarian admission to third countries

FOOD SECURITY

1,826,866 individuals receiving in‐kind, cash or voucher assistance to meet food needs

21,891 children reached with micronutrient supplements/supplementation, including school feeding programmes

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Factsheet: The UK's humanitarian aid response to the Syria crisis (9 September 2014)

As conflict continues in Syria, millions of people are in desperate need of assistance. The UK has committed £600 million to provide humanitarian support including food, medical care and relief items for over a million people in Syria and the region.

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WHO Response to the Syrian Crisis - Regional Sitrep, August 2014

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  • Increased medical and other humanitarian needs in Syria as intensifying conflict in Iraq results in influx of Iraqis into the country

  • With who participating, UN Interagency Humanitarian Aid supplies reach the needy in Syria from Jordan through Ramtha crossing

  • Several airlines cancel or reduce flights and airlifting of medicines and medical supplies into Iraq amid insecurity

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Global emergency overview Snapshot 3–9 September

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Libya: Concern is growing for the increasing number of people affected by crisis since mid-July, as violence persists, rival governments are failing to assure basic services, and most humanitarian organisations have withdrawn.

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WFP Syria Crisis Response Situation Update: Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt, 20 August - 2 September 2014

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  • WFP dispatches food for a record 4.15 million people in August, highest since beginning of operation

  • Cross-line deliveries provide food for over 330,000 people in opposition controlled areas in Aleppo and Idleb

  • Study of WFP e-card programme finds significant positive impact on Lebanese economy

  • WFP assistance reaches refugees in Arsal, despite continuing insecurity WFP completes roll-out of e-cards to Syrian households in Jordanian communities

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Syrian refugees: Inter-agency regional update, 5 September 2014

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  • Syria's intensifying refugee crisis has surpassed three million refugees in the region.

  • Humanitarian access to Arsal, Lebanon, continues to be impeded by security concerns since clashes between the Lebanese Armed Forces and Syrian militants on 2 August.

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“There is a crying need for financial support in Gaza,” Commissioner-General tells Arab League Foreign Ministers

IN FIRST MAJOR POLICY ADDRESS SINCE THE CEASEFIRE ANNOUNCED ON 26 AUGUST, PIERRE KRÄHENBÜHL, COMMISSIONER-GENERAL OF UNRWA, ASKED THE COUNCIL OF FOREIGN MINISTERS OF THE LEAGUE OF ARAB STATES FOR US$ 47 MILLION FOR GAZA RECOVERY, 7 SEPTEMBER 2014

Mr Chairman, Secretary General, Your Highnesses, Excellencies,

I am most grateful for this opportunity to address the Council.

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Syria ‑ Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #21, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

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  • The U.N. reports that the Syria conflict death toll exceeds 191,000 people and the refugee total surpasses 3 million people.

  • The U.N. World Food Program (WFP) delivers food assistance to 4.1 million people in August.

  • The adoption of U.N. Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2165 improves the U.N.’s humanitarian access in Syria.

  • Relief agencies continue to report deteriorating humanitarian conditions due to the protracted conflict.

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Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action

The Goal

This report has a simple and urgent goal: to connect decision-makers and relevant actors with strategies that prevent and respond to violence in the lives of children.

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IOM Regional Response to the Syria Humanitarian Crisis, 19 August - 1 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Syria: IOM reached over 22,200 displaced and affected individuals in six governorates through the provision of Non-Food Items (NFIs).

  • Iraq: IOM’s Community Technology Access (CTA) centre in Domiz camp is active, with 481 persons making use of the centre.

  • Jordan: On 17 August, IOM deployed three nurses who started providing routine immunization in three primary health care clinics in Za’atri camp.

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Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) Syria Crisis (ECHO/SYR/BUD/2014/91000) Last update: 31/07/2014 Version 2

AMOUNT: EUR 150 000 000

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Humanitarian needs have steeply increased during the last months as a result of the intensification of fighting in Syria. Security has deteriorated significantly in the first quarter of 2014 with no immediate prospects for a military or political solution.

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Displaced Syrians in Informal Settlements within Syria and in Neighbouring Countries, Regional Thematic Report August 2014

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Summary

Millions of Syrians have now fled their homes in search of safety as the conflict inside the country enters its fourth year. There are currently an estimated 6.5 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) inside Syria and another 2.7 million are believed to have left the left the country. Many displaced Syrian households have integrated into host communities or settled in formally established camps – but a large proportion of displaced Syrians has resorted to living in informal settlements within Syria and in neighbouring countries.