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17 Jul 2017 description
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The Jordan Humanitarian Fund (JHF) mobilizes and channels resources to humanitarian partners to respond to urgent needs for Syrian refugees in Jordan, as well as vulnerable Jordanians affected by the Syrian crisis. The fund operates within the frame of the Jordan Response Plan and the UNSC resolutions 2165, 2191, 2258 and 2332.

To date the Fund has allocated US$6.1 million to a total of 20 projects in host communities and camps, of which 9 projects support the needs of vulnerable Syrians in Southern Syria.

16 Jul 2017 description

Three years after the adoption of a Security Council resolution on relief delivery across border lines in Syria, cross-border operations continue to play a pivotal role in the delivery of life-saving assistance to millions of Syrians.

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11 Jul 2017 description

Hoda is a social worker in the Al-Qahtaniya district of rural Quamishli, in north-east Syria. She runs group and individual counselling sessions for female patients who initially came to the Reproductive Health Clinic for treatment. When there is a large group of women gathered in the clinic’s waiting area, Hoda uses this opportunity to raise awareness about breast cancer and other illnesses that affect women.

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08 Jul 2017 description

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  • Displacements from and within Ar-Raqqa Governorate continued due to fighting and heavy airstrikes. An estimated 190,081 people have been displaced since 1 April, including nearly 20,000 since 1 June.

  • As of end June, an estimated 30,000-50,000 people remain inside Raqqa city, which remains difficult to verify due to the situation on the ground.

07 Jul 2017 description

Since the beginning of 2017, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operations, reaching more than 690,000 people in besieged and hard-to-reach areas with dire humanitarian needs. A total of 24 inter-agency convoys have been undertaken, including one to Khan Elshih in which UNRWA and UN agencies reached 5,000 Palestine Refugees and 1,000 Syrian Nationals respectively. In addition, during 2017, 101 WFP-led airdrops dispatched 2,081.3 metric tons of food supplies for the besieged parts of Deir-ez-Zor city.

04 Jul 2017 description
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FIGURES

  • Number of people in need 11m

  • Number of people targeted for assistance 6.2m

  • Number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) 3.3m

  • Number of IDPs who live outside camps 2.5m

  • Number of affected ppl within host communities 3.2m

  • Number of returnees 1.9m

  • Number of Syrian refugees 0.23m

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03 Jul 2017 description

Since the beginning of 2017, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operations, reaching more than 690,000 people in besieged and hard-to-reach areas with dire humanitarian needs. A total of 24 inter-agency convoys have been undertaken, including one to Khan Elshih in which UNRWA and UN agencies reached 5,000 Palestine Refugees and 1,000 Syrian Nationals respectively. In addition, during 2017, 97 WFP-led airdrops dispatched 1,997.5 metric tons of food supplies for the besieged parts of Deir-ez-Zor city.

28 Jun 2017 description
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  • Displacements from and within Ar-Raqqa governorate continued due to fighting and heavy airstrikes. An estimated 184,705 people have been displaced since 1 April, including over 108,000 people since 1 May.

  • Increasing displacement from Deir-Ez-Zor prompted a request by the Kurdish SelfAdministration to the UN to open new sites for people attempting to flee the area.

23 Jun 2017 description

Excellencies, distinguished panellists, ladies and gentlemen, welcome.

One year ago, Member States, international and local non-governmental organizations, the private sector, humanitarian workers and civil society came together to respond to a call from people in crisis to do an even better job to secure their safety, to uphold their dignity and to provide opportunities for a better future.