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15 Jan 2017 description

Key messages

  • The Syria conflict has triggered the world's largest humanitarian crisis since World War II. Humanitarian needs are huge, population displacement persists and fighting continues in many parts of the country. In Aleppo and in other areas of the country the scale of destruction is massive; needs for basic services, protection, shelter and infrastructures are widespread in both urban and rural areas.

14 Jan 2017 description
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Syria- version 3
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Technical Annex - version 3

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is subject to the adoption of the decision amending Decision C(2015) 8936 final and conditional upon the necessary appropriations being made available from the 2016 general budget of the European Union.

AMOUNT: EUR 379 400 000

09 Jan 2017 description
report Kuwait News Agency

By Redha Sardar

ANKARA, Jan 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti humanitarian organizations are exerting great efforts to rescue children of displaced families in Aleppo northern Syria and those seeking refuge in Turkey.

Children are the most affected category in the ongoing war, especially in such low winter temperatures. Displaced Syrians are living in severe conditions lacking the basic needs of life including water, electricity, medicine and food.

03 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Regional Office 2017 Requirements: US$3,500,000

29 Dec 2016 description
report Oxfam

More than 47 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in the Middle East at the close of 2016, equivalent to three quarters of the UK population, Oxfam said today.

The figures drawn from Iraq, Syria and Yemen as well as Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan show the scale of the humanitarian crisis in the region.

A further 15 million are in need in Niger, Nigeria and South Sudan.

23 Dec 2016 description
report European Commission

EU response to the Syrian crisis The EU is a full member and has been an active participant in the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) and its two taskforces (humanitarian and cessation of hostilities). It fully supports the UN-led process, notably the efforts of the UN Special Envoy for Syria facilitating the intra-Syrian negotiations.

22 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The overall humanitarian situation inside Syria continues to deteriorate. Ongoing military operations are hampering the delivery of essential humanitarian assistance to areas in Aleppo, Rural Damascus, Rural Homs, Idleb, Hama, Raqqa and Deir-ez-Zor. UNICEF and partners are scaling-up the provision of essential services and supplies to affected communities and displaced populations, particularly the most vulnerable.

22 Dec 2016 description

In numbers

  • 6.3 million Internally displaced in Syria

  • 4.8 million Refugees in the Region

  • 5.6 million Assisted in “Syria+5”

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In November 2016, WFP Executive Board approved two Protracted Relief and Recovery Operations (PRROs) – one for inside Syria and another for the region - as the new assistance frameworks for WFP’s response to the Syria regional crisis in 2017 and 2018.

21 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

  • Syria: IOM distributed essential non-food items to over 21,000 beneficiaries in Aleppo and Lattakia governorates out of which about 90% had been suddenly displaced from eastern Aleppo. In addition,
    IOM's hub in Turkey shipped and distributed NFIs to over 41,000 individuals in Aleppo and Idleb governorates.

20 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
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UNICEF facing $38 million shortfall for winter supplies and cash assistance that could leave more than one million children in the cold

AMMAN, 20 December 2016 – Unseasonably cold temperatures and winter weather are sweeping across the Middle East, threatening millions of children affected by crisis in the region. UNICEF is facing a $38 million funding gap as it races to provide life-saving assistance – including warm clothing, blankets and winter supplies - to children and families as the cold settles in.

19 Dec 2016 description

PREPARATION FOR WINTER TAKING PLACE IN TURKEY. E-VOUCHERS ARE BEING ISTRIBUTED AND SHELTERS UPDATED

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19 Dec 2016 description

Over 85% of regional targets to support health facilities and staff have been met by 3RP partners

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19 Dec 2016 description

The Iraq back to school campaign is expected to reach 250,000 refugee, displaced and host community children and their parents

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19 Dec 2016 description

More than 1.9 million individuals received food assistance so far this year

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In Iraq,a total of 51,452 Syrian refugees received assistance from WFP in September through the SCOPE electronic system. The WFP Vulnerability, Analysis and Mapping(VAM) unit visited Dohuk Governorate and conducted four focus group discussions with beneficiaries. The VAM team collected qualitative data, in order to inform planning for potential livelihoods activities in 2017.

19 Dec 2016 description

Over 58,332 Syrian refugees submitted for resettlement or humanitarian admission

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In Turkey, by the end of September 2016, UNHCR, in cooperation with DGMM submitted a total of 12,589 Syrian refugees for resettlement to third countries.

19 Dec 2016 description

These dashboards reflect the humanitarian and resilience responses of more than 200 partners, including governments, UN Agencies, and NGOs, involved in the 3RP response in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Achievements are cumulative from the start of 2016, while targets are based on full funding of the 3RP and an expected 4.74 million refugees by end-2016.

19 Dec 2016 description

Foreword

Hunger is not inevitable As 2016 comes to an end, almost 130-million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Throughout the year, natural hazards, conflict and protracted crises have placed a particularly heavy burden on the poor, who are often extremely vulnerable to shocks. Across 22-affected areas, 70-million people are currently in Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) Phase 3 or above.