- OCHA: Developments in Idleb Governorate and Western Countryside of Aleppo (as of 15 Feb 2017)
- Food Security Update, Dar’a Al-Baled, Syria - As of Feb 14, 2017 - Update Number 1
- OCHA Ar-Raqqa Situation Report No. 1, 31 Jan 2017
Appeals & Funding
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview Interactive HNO site
- 3RP Regional Strategic Overview 2017-2018
- 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan: Syria
- UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal 2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
- Guide to Giving (January 2014)
- [OCHA: Humanitarian Atlas - Syria [EN/AR] (Jan 2017)]http://humanitarianatlas.org/syria/)(
- OCHA Syria
- ALNAP Syria Evaluation Portal for Improved Accountability and Lesson Learning
- UN: Geneva Consultation on Syria
- Food Security Cluster: Syria
- Logistics Cluster: Syria
- Human Rights Watch: Syria - Events of 2016
Sunday, 19 February 2017 22:48 GMT
Violence in western Syria has increasingly tarnished a shaky ceasefire
BEIRUT, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Syrian government forces fired rockets at a rebel-held area on Damascus's outskirts on Sunday, pressing an attack that began the day before and has killed up to 16 people, a medical worker and war monitors said.
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ANKARA -- “The living conditions aren’t easy at all” shares Aisha, 13 years old from Iraq, "but that’s not the hard part. The real hard part is feeling like a stranger, all the time".
IsraAID’s relief team has returned from a mission in Turkey, with open hearts and torn stomachs.
71% -$126m of the total requested funds under BASIC BASIC BASIC BASIC NEEDS NEEDS NEEDS NEEDSsector have been received
107% - $202m of the total requested funds under FOOD SECURITY sector have been received
As part of President Erdoğan Visit to Qatar
February 18th, 2017 ― Doha: A high-profile delegation of the Turkish Red Crescent visited Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) to hold meetings with QRCS top officials and sign a framework agreement for further humanitarian cooperation.
The Turkish delegation was in Doha as part of the visit of the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to deepen bilateral diplomatic relations between the two nations.
February 19th, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) has opened a series of humanitarian projects with the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) in the Bekaa, Lebanon.
Also, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the Chairman of KRCS, Dr. Helal Al-Sayer, and Head of QRCS's Mission in Lebanon, Omar Katerji. Then, they visited the new projects, accompanied by the officials of both Missions.
Saturday, 18 February 2017 20:04 GMT
Syrian warplanes bombard besieged rebel-held district of Homs, southern Deraa and insurgent areas in Damascus's outskirts
By John Davison
BEIRUT, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Syrian warplanes bombarded a besieged rebel-held district of Homs, southern Deraa and insurgent areas in Damascus's outskirts on Saturday in what appeared to be intensifying assaults in the west of the country, monitors said.
12,381 arrivals by sea in 2017
363,401 arrivals in 2016
In January, the Logistics Cluster in close collaboration with SARC and OCHA coordinated one Inter-Agency Humanitarian Convoy to the hard-to-reach location of Moadamiyeh, in Rural Damascus Governorate.
Much needed humanitarian supplies, including Shelter, Nutrition, Education, Protection, Food and Health items for a total of 1,609 m³ were transported to this location on behalf of four organisations.
Remarks for the Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag
Launch of the LCRP
19 January 2017
Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Ministers, Members of the diplomatic community, UN colleagues, ladies and gentlemen.
I am honoured to join the launch of the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan 2017-2020 with his Excellency the Prime Minister and my deputy, Philippe Lazzarini.
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Launch of the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan 2017-2020
Toronto,ON- Six hospitals have been partially put out of service in Daraa in the past week. The violence has rapidly escalated in several areas throughout Daraa since the 5th of February. Area hospitals have been put out of service after being targeted directly and indirectly with some partially operating. Three nurses were wounded in the attacks along with civilians killed. The danger to doctors and medical staff in the area has reached a critical level, endangering the civilian population.
Trends of Sea Arrivals
Between 06 and 12 February, 207 refugees and migrants arrived to Greece by sea – a decrease from the 460 who arrived the previous week. The number of sea arrivals fluctuated between 0 arrivals (09-12 February) and 57 (07 February). Kastelorizo recorded the majority of estimated sea arrivals (85), followed by Lesvos (54). Comparing with the previous week the average number of daily arrivals decreased from 66 to 30.
Hassan*, 15, is one of an estimated 1.8 million people who were left without running water in Aleppo for nearly a month, as ISIS militants, in control of the main water source to the city, had reportedly shut down the water supply.
The young boy fills two jerry cans from a public well, and heads back home to his mother and sister in Aleppo. He will do the trip several times to fulfill their water needs.
16 February 2017 – Assurances have been given to humanitarians by the Syrian Government that obstacles to aid deliveries will be removed across the war-torn country, a senior United Nations adviser said today.
Speaking to journalists in Geneva, UN Special Adviser Jan Egeland said that the agreement was needed to remove what he called an “administrative quagmire” that has prevented all aid from reaching besieged populations by road so far this year.
The quarterly dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response and highlights trends aecting people in need. The Health Sector in Lebanon is working to: OUTCOME 1) to improve access to primary health care (PHC) services; OUTCOME 2) to improve access to hospital and advanced referral care; OUTCOME 3) to improve outbreak control; OUTCOME 4) to strengthen key institutions; and OUTCOME 5) to ensure transparency and accountability of health partners
The end year dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response and highlights trends aecting people in need.