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Beneficiaries numbers reported are for October 2016 only.

CCCM cluster has coordinated the provision of lifesaving multi-sectoral response to 331,329 IDPs living in 310 informal settlements.

07 Dec 2016 description

Syrian rebels have left the last areas they held in Aleppo's old city, while calling for a five-day truce to allow the evacuation of civilians.

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07 Dec 2016 description

The Syria Humanitarian Fund (SHF) supports projects and activities identified under the 2016 Syria Humanitarian Response Plan while retaining the flexibility to allocate funds to respond to unforeseen events or special requirements. The SHF reinforces the leadership and coordination role of the Humanitarian Coordinator by allocating funding to priority needs through the humanitarian sectors. The SHF, which has a 60 million USD funding target in 2016, works with a variety of implementing partners in a complex operational environment.

07 Dec 2016 description

The King Salman Center for Humanitarian Aid and Relief (KSRelief) has contributed US$ 1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to help provide urgently needed food assistance to Palestine refugees in Syria. The contribution was detailed in the first cooperation agreement between KSRelief and UNRWA, which was signed in Riyadh on 27 November by UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl and HE Dr. Abdullah al-Rabeeah, Adviser at the Royal Court and General Supervisor of KSRelief.

07 Dec 2016 description

A clinic for war-wounded Syrians in northern Jordan is being forced to close just six months after Jordan shut its borders with Syria, says international medical organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

07 Dec 2016 description
report Harikar

Harikar NGO is a neutral, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization established in 30th May 2004 by group of social activists. Harikar NGO as stated in its mission statement strives toward the fulfilment of human and women rights in Duhok Governorate as stipulated in the new Iraqi constitution of 15th October 2005. Harikar is committed to- within its resources- contribute towards the achievement of the internationally agreed Millennium Development Goals.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over US $1 billion has been allocated in support of the LCRP, almost 50% of the plan’s requirements.

  • RC/HC and UN representatives visit Aarsal, one of the most vulnerable and volatile areas in Lebanon.

  • MoSA organizes a high-level conference to discuss the impact of the Syria crisis in Lebanon.

  • The Gemmayzeh Theatre in Beirut hosts the first UN Film Festival in Lebanon and the region.

  • 16 Days of Activism campaign is launched to end gender-based violence against women and girls.

07 Dec 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

  • 82,068 People displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas since the military offensive began on 17 October1

  • 11,705 UNHCR kits of core relief items distributed to families (assisting some 70,000 people) displaced from Mosul and Mosul corridor

  • 9,097 Family plots (for some 54,000 people) in UNHCR built camps are ready to receive IDPs displaced from Mosul corridor, of which 4,868 (53%) are currently occupied

  • 3.1 million Internally Displaced Iraqis since January 20142

06 Dec 2016 description
report European Commission

Bruxelles, le 6 décembre 2016

Le fonds fiduciaire régional de l'Union européenne en réponse à la crise syrienne a adopté un nouvel ensemble de mesures destinées à venir en aide aux réfugiés qui fuient la guerre en Syrie et à leurs communautés d'accueil mises à rude épreuve, pour un montant de 139 millions d'euros.

06 Dec 2016 description
report European Commission

Brussels, 6 December 2016

The EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis adopted a new €139 million assistance package to help refugees fleeing the war in Syria and their overstretched host communities.

A special stabilisation package for Iraq is also included. The board meeting of the Trust Fund brought together the European Commission, EU Member States, representatives of Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey, as well as international financial institutions.

06 Dec 2016 description

Al-Marj clinic is an MSF-supported medical site in East Ghouta, an area of besieged towns near Damascus. After suffering a series of tragedies, Dr. Abu Yasser, a general practitioner and director of the medical department of the clinic, describes the newest challenge: no more ambulances.

Yesterday, Dec. 5, a strike hit near our clinic and destroyed our two ambulances and two other hospital cars. This is terrible because now we are worried about what we’ll do if injured people come in and we can’t refer them elsewhere.

06 Dec 2016 description
report Voice of America

A monitoring group Tuesday alleged at least 163 Syrians fleeing their war-torn country have been slain by Turkish border guards since the start of 2016. The accusation is the latest in a series stretching back more than a year of border guards firing on war refugees as they sought sanctuary in Turkey.

The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which has a network of activists on the ground inside Syria, says 31 children and 15 women were among those killed by Turkish gendarmes as they attempted to cross into Turkey.

06 Dec 2016 description

Gaziantep, Turkey- UNSC Resolution 2118 was adopted after the attack that targeted the Damascus countryside in 2013. However, in regards to the Framework for Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons, 80% of all the chemical attacks occurred after that resolution. Various provinces were targeted using chlorine gas, which was not included in the list of substances which would be destroyed.

06 Dec 2016 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates shelters in the area of the Rukban border crossing on the Syrian-Jordanian border. Using a satellite image collected by the WorldView-2 satellite on 03 December 2016, UNOSAT located 6,441 probable shelters along the Jordanian side of the border, 25 kilometers southwest of the Al Waleed crossing. This is a 9 percent decrease in apparent shelters visible compared to the previous UNOSAT analysis done using an image collected 22 October 2016.

06 Dec 2016 description

A pesar de que el mundo ha cambiado en 65 años desde que se redactó la Convención, el Alto Comisionado Adjunto para la Protección del ACNUR, Volker Türk, explica por qué esta continúa siendo relevante en la actualidad.

06 Dec 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

655,314 Syrians registered with UNHCR in Jordan, accounting for 7 per cent of the national population

60,647 Iraqis registered with UNHCR in Jordan, over a third of whom are children.

2 Jordan hosts the second highest number (87) of refugees per 1,000 inhabitants in the world

6 Jordan represents the sixth highest refugee-hosting country in the world

93 Percentage of Syrians living outside of camps and below the poverty line in Jordan

06 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

2 Jordan hosts the second highest number (87) of refugees per 1,000 inhabitants in the world

6 Jordan is the sixth highest refugee-hosting country in the world

93 Percentage of Syrians living outside of camps under the Jordanian poverty line

1 in 5 Refugees registered with UNHCR in Jordan receive cash assistance to help meet essential needs like food and shelter

Population of concern
A total of 726,585 individuals

06 Dec 2016 description
  • These maps are based on available data at sub-district level.

  • Humanitarian reach to a sub-district does not necessarily imply full geographical coverage.