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Inter-Agency Regional Response for Syrian Refugees, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey 10 - 16 August 2014

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • The United Nations has designated its highest level emergency for the humanitarian crisis (“Level 3”) in Iraq, citing the scale and complexity of the situation, which is impacting tens of thousands of people that have been forcibly displaced by the armed group, Islamic State (IS).

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IOM Regional Response to the Syria Humanitarian Crisis, 5 - 18 August 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Syria: On 13 August, IOM completed shelter repair and rehabilitation works in four collective shelters in Sa’sa’, a cross line area in Rural Damascus.

  • Iraq: IOM began vocational training for 20 Syrian refugees living in Qushtabah camp in Erbil.

  • Jordan: From 5 to 18 August, 1,912 Syrian refugees were transported from the Rabaa’ al Sarhan Screening Centre to Azraq and Za’atri camps.

International Organization for Migration:

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WHO Response to the Syrian Crisis - Regional SitRep, July 2014

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United Nations security council resolution 2165 Allows WHO and UN agencies to deliver Humanitarian Assistance to previously unreached in Syria through Cross border activities.

Heightened risk of epidemic-prone diarrhea diseases during the summer months across the subregion.

WHO and UNICEF in Syria urge all parties to the Syrian conflict not to deny vulnerable populations access to safe drinking water.

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Syria crisis Humanitarian Bulletin Highlights of response: June - July 2014

Now, in the fourth year of the conflict, there are 2.9 million Syrian refugees registered in the region. The number of refugees continues to increase and camps and informal settlements are growing, some into sizeable cities. The highest number of Syrian refugees are in Lebanon, followed by Turkey, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt; 75 per cent are women and children and 25 per cent are women and girls of reproductive age.

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World + 47 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 13 - 19 August

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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Lebanon + 5 others
Regional: RRP6 Monthly Update - June 2014 (Food Security)

June Highlights

Halfway through the RRP6 year, food security and assistance programmes continue to increase to meet the needs of vulnerable refugees and host communities in the region.

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Syrian crisis takes heaviest toll on region’s women and girls

UNITED NATIONS, New York – The Syrian crisis continues to send shockwaves through the region, taking the heaviest toll on women and girls. Some 10.8 million people are affected by the emergency in Syria, including 432,000 pregnant women. Meanwhile, in surrounding countries – Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey – there are around 3 million Syrian refugees , an estimated 76,000 of whom are pregnant women, according to July data from UNFPA, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey.

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Factsheet: The UK's humanitarian aid response to the Syria crisis and region (12 August 2014)

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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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World + 45 others
Global emergency overview snapshot 6 - 12 August

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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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Lebanon + 5 others
Inter-agency regional response for Syrian refugees, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey 27 July - 2 August 2014

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 1.2 million people have been displaced by insecurity in Iraq between January and June 2014 and heavy fighting continues to force people to flee to other parts of the country. Many of the displaced have sought safety in the Kurdistan Region, which is also hosting more than 95 per cent of the 217,000 Syrian refugees in Iraq.

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Factsheet Crise syrienne – août 2014

FAITS ET CHIFFRES

Population : 21,4 millions

13,7 millions de personnes dépendent de l’aide humanitaire:

  • 10,8 millions en Syrie (dont 6,5 millions de déplacés internes)

  • 2,9 millions de réfugiés dans les pays voisins et en Afrique du Nord

Appel de fonds de l’ONU pour 2014

  • 2,3 milliards USD : Plan de réponse humanitaire en Syrie (SHARP), financé à 27%*

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Factsheet Syrian Crisis – August 2014

FACTS & FIGURES

Population: 21.4 million

13.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance:

  • 10.8 million in Syria (6.5 million of which are internally displaced)
  • 2.9 million refugees in neighbouring countries and North Africa

UN Appeals for 2014:

  • $2.3 billion Syria Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan (SHARP) 27% funded*

  • $3.7 billion Regional Response Plan (RRP) 37% funded*
    **as of 30 July 2014*

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Middle East Polio Technical Bulletin, as of 21 July 2014

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As of 21 July 2014 :

Syria

No new WPV1 cases were reported in the past week. The most recent WPV1 case had onset of paralysis on 21 January 2014, from Salamiyah district, Hama governorate. The total number of laboratory confirmed WPV1 cases for 2014 is ONE, and 35 for 2013. The annualized non-polio AFP rate is 3.2 per 100,000 and the proportion of AFP cases with adequate specimens is 91%.

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World + 46 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 30 July - 5 August

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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Regional Situation Report for Syria Crisis Issue No. 23 Period covered: 1 - 31 July 2014

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HIGHLIGHTS

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC: UNFPA provides 19,400 women with reproductive health and GBV services including emer- gency obstetric care, safe delivery and psychosocial support through 71 UNFPA-assisted health facilities. UNFPA provides reproductive health services including family planning ser- vices to 14,000 women and reaches 3,200 with reproductive health messages.