- OCHA Ar-Raqqa Situation Report No. 5 (as of 15 May 2017)
- Protection Cluster: Syria: Flash update on recent events - 03 May 2017
- WFP Syria Situation Report #4, April 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)
Since the beginning of 2017, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operations, reaching 638,000 people in besieged and hard-to-reach areas with dire humanitarian needs. A total of 17 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, 73 WFP-led airdrops dispatched 1,484.8 metric tons of food supplies for the besieged parts of Deir-ez-Zor city.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) exerts full control over Al-Thawrah town following weeks of fighting
38,939 people displaced between 1-15 May bringing the total number of people displaced since early April to 107,000
More than 13,000 IDPs returned to Al-Thawrah (Tabqa) town, with more returnees expected in the coming weeks
Airstrikes and shelling intensify across Ar-Raqqa Governorate, affecting civilians and vital infrastructure
This is the first consolidated presentation of the reported results of CERF funding, covering a full year of CERF allocations. As such, it serves as a pilot and will inform future CERF results reporting. This report was compiled on the basis of information provided by Resident Coordinators/Humanitarian Coordinators (RC/ HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) in 66 consolidated reports covering the results of more than 450 CERF-funded projects.
Since the beginning of 2017, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operations, reaching 638,000 people in besieged and hard-to-reach areas with dire humanitarian needs. A total of 17 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, 69 WFP-led airdrops dispatched 1,401.8 metric tons of food supplies for the besieged parts of Deir-ez-Zor city.
• Displacement from west Mosul continues, with 414,000 people currently displaced from western Mosul city as of 10 May.
• Cash-based assistance programmes begin in eastern Mosul.
• Over 5,000 flee Tel Afar as food and water remain in short supply.
• People in Hawiga face food insecurity as prices increase.
• US$47 million from IHPF allocated to priority projects.
# of people in need 11m
# of people targeted for assistance 6.2m
People reached numbers reported are for March 2017 only.
CCCM has coordinated the provision of lifesaving multi-sectoral response to 315,647 IDPs living in 338 informal settlements in March 2017.
Displacement in Ar-Raqqa Governorate intensifies as the fourth phase of the Euphrates Wrath operation begins.
Civilian deaths and damage to civilian infrastructure continues unabated due to ongoing hostilities and intensified airstrikes.
Water supply gradually returns to the governorate, following the opening of some flood gates of Tabqa Dam.
Reports of increased shortages of food and medical supplies in ArRaqqa city continue to be received.
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%).
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%).
As delivered live from Geneva
The needs of persons with disabilities outstrip rehabilitation services and mental healthcare.
Brussels Conference pledges US $6 billion for Syria response in 2017; US $3.7 billion for 2018.
UN Humanitarian Envoy visits the Bekaa and calls for urgent international support.
NGO brings hope to at-risk youth in Wadi Khaled.