- Special Report: FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to Syria, 18 July 2017
- UNHCR Flash update on recent events - 12 July 2017
- CCCM Cluster: Syria - IDP Situation Monitoring Initiative (ISMI): IDP Movements (5-11 June 2017)
Appeals & Funding
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview Interactive HNO site
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
- Guide to Giving (January 2014)
The sudden influx of Syrian refugees put significant pressure on the already strained health services in Wasatyeh. As the health care service providers struggled to serve a 20% increase in population, the quality of services deteriorated and tensions in the community rose. Poorly equipped health centers started referring patients to the regional hospital, but those who could afford the transportation costs faced long waiting periods.
On July 18, another shipment of humanitarian aid has been airlifted to Syria by the Czech Army as part of a joint project of Czech Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense as well as the Czech Red Cross (CRC). The aid was forwarded by the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Syria Eva Filipi and Director of the CRC Office Josef Konečný to the representatives of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC). The SARC provides health care to about two million persons in 144 facilities.
In this edition:
- IOM’s FAP Continues to Help Families Reunite in Germany
- Kitting out the Turkish National Police and Coast Guard
- IOM Integration Programmes Build the Basis for Independent Lives
- Psychosocial Support Certificate Programme in Turkey Aids War-affected Communities
- Boosting Refugee Access to Health Centres along TurkishSyrian Border
€ 20 Million EU Project Supports Turkish Coast Guard to Save More Migrant Lives
A snapshot of the latest data, trends, and analysis of migratory flows and protection issues faced by people on the move in and out of Turkey
20 JULY 2017
8007TH MEETING (AM)
The Security Council today unanimously adopted a resolution reinforcing its resolve to adapt to evolving terrorist threats, encouraging Governments to update their methods for cutting off funds to terrorist groups, preventing their travel, banning them from acquiring arms and ensuring that sanctions were fully implemented.
Polio this week as of 19 July 2017
FCO launches its Annual Human Rights report for 2016
Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy puts human rights centre stage of foreign policy.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has published its 2016 Annual Human Rights Report. The report covers the period from January to December 2016 and for the first time includes a dedicated section on modern slavery - a key UK Government priority.
With support from the European Commission, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is running safe spaces for refugee women and girls in Greece. Nazia and Rolian met some months ago in the Eleonas refugee camp near Athens, where their families are neighbours. The two girls attend the space to socialise, learn and practice their favourite hobby: dancing.
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The Peoples under Threat ranking highlights countries most at risk of genocide and mass killing. The ranking is created by compiling data on the known antecedents to genocide or mass political killing.
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SNHR has published its periodic death toll report for the month of June 2017 in which it documented the killing of 5381 civilians in the first half of 2017 at the hands of the parties to the conflict in Syria. The report sheds light on the de-escalation zones agreement that went into effect on May 6, 2017, after it was announced at the end of the fourth round of negotiations that was held between Russian, Turkish, and Iranian representatives, who attended as the sponsoring states of Ankara Ceasefire Agreement.
With the SlovakAid funds, Habitat for Humanity started renovating primary and secondary schools for local and refugee children in Lebanon. Almost 2500 children aged 6 to 18 will benefit from this work.
By Jennifer Dathan
In the first half of 2017, civilian deaths from air-launched explosive violence have risen by 44% compared to the same period in 2016, new figures reveal.
Within the first six months of 2017, UK-based charity Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) has recorded at least 2,945 civilian deaths from air-launched explosives as reported in English language media. Of these deaths, 88% took place in populated areas, such as homes, markets, hospitals and schools.
As the Syria crisis extends into its seventh year, over 650,000 Syrians are registered as refugees in Jordan. The humanitarian and development community in Jordan has shifted its efforts to seeking durable solutions for Syrian refugees by focusing on enhancing livelihoods and developing economic resilience. This comes, however, against a backdrop of strained public services and rising unemployment in the host country, posing nuanced and dynamic challenges for actors across the labour market supply chain.
This overview document presents incidents affecting health workers, facilities and ambulances between January and June 2017. It includes incidents identified by Insecurity Insight's monitoring of open sources. The actual number of incidents affecting healthcare is undoubtedly higher.
Escalated fighting in Ar-Raqqa severely impacts markets functionality leading to increase in food basket cost.
In Ar-Raqqa city, the price of one kg of rice reached SYP 900, representing an increase of 12 percent compared to May level and 72 percent compared to national average.
The average retail price of rice is higher by ten percent in hard-to-reach markets and 77 percent in besieged Deir-ez-Zor markets compared to national level average.
Investigate, Publish Results, and Punish Anyone Found Responsible
Flawed Procedures Leave Those on Lesbos at Risk of Abuse
(Athens) – Unaccompanied migrant children on the Greek island of Lesbos are being incorrectly identified as adults and housed with unrelated adults, leaving them vulnerable to abuse and unable to access the specific care they need, Human Rights Watch said today.