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10 Feb 2016 description

SITUATION ANALYSIS

Until the end of 2015, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE), UN and NGO’s continued to focus on the enrollment of all children into certified formal education opportunities. As a result, by the end of 2015, a total of 158,500 non-Lebanese children and 197,000 Lebanese were registered in formal education. From the 158,500 registered non-Lebanese children, 147,285 children were attending.

10 Feb 2016 description

SITUATION ANALYSIS

During the reporting period:

  • 60 health staff from MoSA were trained on nutrition screening and referral to ensure timely detection of acute malnutrition among vulnerable children under five receiving social services at SDCs. In PHCs, coaching of healthcare providers on malnutrition screening, referral and management continued as part of the Integration of Nutrition Screening in primary health care and by the end of December, the project was handed over to MoPH.

10 Feb 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SYRIA

  • 6 million children (under 18) are in need of humanitarian assistance

  • 2.8 million displaced Syrian children (under 18)

  • Over 2.1 million children (5-17 years) are out of school inside Syria

  • 2 million children are living in hard to reach areas; over 200,000 children are living in locations designated as besieged

  • The United Nations documented over 1,600 cases of grave child’s rights violations

10 Feb 2016 description

10 February 2016 – The World Health Organization welcomes the unprecedented support shown by countries participating in the "Supporting Syrians and the Region Conference" in London on 4 February, during which more than US$ 10 billion was pledged to provide humanitarian aid to people affected by the Syrian crisis over the coming 5 years.

09 Feb 2016 description

Le conflit en Syrie a poussé plus de 9 millions de personnes à fuir leur domicile et a affecté des milliers d’autres personnes dans les pays voisins. Beaucoup a déjà été réalisé pour apporter l’assistance nécessaire aux communautés hôtes et syriennes, mais il reste encore énormément à faire.

Un réservoir pour améliorer la sécurité de l’accès à l’eau

09 Feb 2016 description

SITUATION ANALYSIS

WASH partners finalized a number of community projects to improve water supply and water quality, including UNHCR who handed over 5 water reservoirs to Beirut and Mount Lebanon Water Establishment (in Baalechmay, Mansourieh, Aashkout, Ghazir and Halate). In addition 53km of drinking water supply networks were extended/rehabilitated, 962 households were also connected to the water supply network and WASH facilities inside 5,029 households were improved.

09 Feb 2016 description

Syria: The military offensive in Aleppo governorate has displaced more than 40,000 people since late January, and the number of displaced is reported to be increasing. There is concern that a siege of opposition-held areas of Aleppo city is imminent. An estimated 20,000 newly displaced Syrians are stuck at the Bab al Salam crossing along the Syria–Turkey border, as Turkey has denied them entry into Turkish territory.

09 Feb 2016 description
report UN Population Fund

HIGHLIGHTS

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC (from all channels)

308,911 reproductive health services delivered to Syrians
7,222 deliveries supported
63,983 gender-based violence related services provided toSyrians
50,817 Syrians benefited from reproductive health and gender based violence related messages

IN NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY THE CRISIS

09 Feb 2016 description
report Kuwait News Agency

BEIRUT, Feb 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) continued on Monday its humanitarian campaign delivering aid parcels to 450 Syrian refugee families in northern Lebanon. Head of the society's delegation, Nabil Buftain, told KUNA that field teams delivered parcels laden with food and other supplies to the refugees in Abu Samra district in Tripoli, Lebanon's second largest city located some 80 kilometers north of the capital.

09 Feb 2016 description

Beirut (ICRC) –- The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Rafik Hariri University Hospital in Beirut and the Lebanese Ministry of Health today signed a memorandum of understanding that will set up a new hospital ward for reconstructive surgery for people with weapon wounds. It will also improve and expand the hospital's services, allowing people to get emergency care more easily.

08 Feb 2016 description

Présent au Liban depuis 1967, le CICR a mené à bien son action humanitaire à travers les différents conflits, y compris la guerre civile de 1975 à 1990. Nous nous attachons actuellement à répondre aux besoins croissants de personnes déplacées fuyant la guerre et la violence dans la région ainsi qu'à ceux des communautés qui les accueillent.

En 2015, le CICR a aidé 700 000 personnes au Liban:

Voici un aperçu du travail du CICR au Liban en 2015.

  • 309 000 patients ont été soignés dans des centres de santé soutenus par le CICR.

08 Feb 2016 description

The ICRC has been present in Lebanon since 1967 and has carried out its humanitarian work through periods of conflict, including 1975-1990 civil war. Currently it is responding to the rapidly growing needs of displaced people fleeing war and violence across the region and the communities hosting them.

In 2015, the ICRC assisted 700,000 people across Lebanon:

Health Care – 309,000 people assisted:

08 Feb 2016 description

In preparation for the London Conference for Syria and the Region on 4 February, the Malala Fund commissioned Development Initiatives to undertake analysis on the current levels of humanitarian financing directed towards education for the Syrian emergency.

This briefing paper, Humanitarian assistance to education for the Syria emergency, presents an analysis of humanitarian funding to the Syria emergency, with a focus on the education sector.

08 Feb 2016 description

SHARJAH, 7th February, 2016 (WAM) -- The Big Heart Foundation, BHF, has pledged to donate US$350,000 towards two UNHCR projects to help displaced Syrian families and children seeking refuge in Lebanon and Iraq. The first US$250,000 will go towards UNHCR’s "Warm their Hearts" campaign that will provide winter aid to over 400,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon, who are in desperate need of support and assistance.