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30 Apr 2017 description

Also known as the White Helmets, the civil defence rescue service operates in opposition-held parts of Syria.

BEIRUT, April 29 (Reuters) - Eight Syria Civil Defence workers died on Saturday when an air strike hit their office in northern Hama province, the rescue service said on its Twitter page.

Also known as the White Helmets, the civil defence rescue service operates in opposition-held parts of Syria.

30 Apr 2017 description

These dashboards reflect selected aggregate achievements of 3RP regional sectoral indicators on the humanitarian and resilience responses of more than 240 partners involved in the 3RP Inter-Agency Appeal in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Achievements are regionally aggregated and cumulative from the start of 2017 and targets are based on full funding of the 3RP 2017 and an expected population of 4.7 million refugees by end-

30 Apr 2017 description

The continued strategic priority for the Sector is to provide assistance to meet the ongoing basic needs of Syrian refugees , based on a multi-sectoral household profiling and identification methodology, specific to each country.

The Sector continues to aim to provide assistance to the poorest populations to ensure that they can meet their survival needs in a manner that allows choice and promotes dignity.

30 Apr 2017 description

"We regret the unintentional loss of civilian lives ... and express our deepest sympathies to the families ..." - Pentagon statement.

WASHINGTON, April 30 (Reuters) - At least 352 civilians have been killed in U.S.-led strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria since the operation began in 2014, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday.

30 Apr 2017 description

The Food Security Sector is committed to maintaining targeted programmes for direct food access for the most vulnerable.

The Sector recognizes that food assistance is a pre-requisite and necessary enabler to increase resilience programming that promotes dietary diversity, supports sustainable food production and improves livelihoods and employment opportunities.

30 Apr 2017 description

In February 2017, 3RP partners continued to support the scaling up of access opportunities for refugee and host-community children and youth, with some of the highlights noted below.

30 Apr 2017 description

Demand for health services from Syrian refugees continues to place a large burden on national health systems across the region. The focus of the 3RP health strategy is twofold; strengthening the capacity of public health infrastructure to cope with the large caseload of Syrian refugees, and providing direct and targeted support to the most vulnerable populations who lack access to critical health services.

30 Apr 2017 description

In 2017, promoting access to safety remains a core focus of coordinated advocacy and protection efforts. Borders continue to be managed, with the increase in the number of registered Syrian refugees in late 2016 arising from those who were already present in the region coming forward to seek registration.

30 Apr 2017 description

The Shelter Sector priority remains to ensure adequate, affordable and sustainable housing options, primarily for refugees living in urban, peri-urban and rural areas, but also for vulnerable host community members. The Sector continues to move towards support to refugees in urban locations being based upon the inter-agency vulnerability analysis of families.

30 Apr 2017 description

The overarching goal of the WASH Sector in the coming two years is to enhance more sustainable and cost-effective WASH services for the Syrians living in camps/settlements and having more efficient, cost-effective and equity-driven service providers in areas with a significant proportion of Syrians living in host communities.

30 Apr 2017 description
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  1. In 2017, Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs) in the MENA region requested US$6.2 billion. The total amount received to date is $1.0 billion (16%), which leaves a shortfall of $5.2 billion (84%).

  2. The Syria Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) requested US$5.58 billion. The total amount received to date is $1.65 billion (30%), which leaves a shortfall of $3.92 billion (70%).