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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.

28 Jun 2017 description
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  • Syria: Between 1 and 31 May, IOM provided over 7,400 displaced persons and returnees in Rural Damascus with family water kits. Moreover, IOM’s livelihood project is ongoing, targeting IDP population in four camps in Idleb with livelihood assistance and establishment of market areas.

28 Jun 2017 description

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GENEVA (28 June 2017) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Wednesday expressed grave concern for the fate of civilians caught up in the anti-ISIL offensive in Al-Raqqa, where up to 100,000 civilians are effectively trapped as the air and ground offensive intensifies. Civilian casualties continue to be reported and escape routes are increasingly sealed off.

27 Jun 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12886

Security Council
7983rd Meeting (AM)

The international community must build on several significant new developments in the Syria negotiation process, including a round of technical meetings attended by representatives of three opposition groups, the senior United Nations official in that country said today.

27 Jun 2017 description

A truck filled with mattresses, blankets, and food rations makes its way through agricultural fields, toward a crowd, where Murad holds his daughters’ hands. The 40 year-old farmer’s life has drastically changed and he now relies solely on humanitarian aid. The truck pulls over and his two daughters line up as the distribution starts. Relieved smiles appear on their faces when they are given blankets. “This is going to be very useful,” says Murad. “We fled our city carrying minimal items needed for our household. We really need this kind of assistance.”

27 Jun 2017 description

333 Buildings Damaged Between May 2015 and February 2017

  • 142 destroyed
  • 116 severely damaged
  • 75 moderately damaged
27 Jun 2017 description
interactive Xchange
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Arrivals VS Corruption - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 27 Jun 2017.
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Arrivals VS Development - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 27 Jun 2017.
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Arrivals VS Peace - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 27 Jun 2017.

The Migration Country Profiles project aspires to contribute to a better understanding of migratory trends across Africa and the Middle East towards Europe. The project focuses specifically on the 2016 top-ten countries of origin of migrants and six key countries of transit that migrants are likely to take before embarking on the Mediterranean or Aegean sea journeys.

The profiles take particular consideration the push factors of migration, including human rights, conflict, and development contexts of each country of origin and transit.

26 Jun 2017 description
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New report on Syria response consultations on the UK national action plan on women, peace and security

26 Jun 2017 description
infographic REACH Initiative

Introduction

This multi-sector needs assessment is part of a monthly data collection exercise which aims to gather information about needs and the humanitarian situation inside Syria. The factsheets present information collected in May 2017, referring to the situation in April 2017.

24 Jun 2017 description
report Qatar Charity

Supported by the benefactors of Qatar, Qatar Charity (QC) has allocated additional funds for the Feed a Fasting Projects in Syria at a value of 500,000 QR. They are expected to benefit about 94,000 people from the orphans, displaced and needy families.

24 Jun 2017 description
report Islamic Relief

With generous support from Islamic Relief partners, Islamic Relief Syria provided food parcels for 155,000 people in Hama, Idlib and Aleppo governorates. We prioritised Aleppo and Idlib because of the large numbers of displaced people, many of whom have been displaced multiple times and as a result, are extremely vulnerable.

The searing hot weather proved a challenge for both the Islamic Relief team and the people receiving the food so we started the distributions very early in the morning and completed them before noon.

23 Jun 2017 description

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- (8) AFP cases were reported during this week, (5) cases from Al-Mayadeen in Deir-ez-Zor, (3) cases from Homs.
- (106) Suspected Measles cases were reported during this week: from Damascus (17), Rural Damascus (19), Homs (16), Deir-ez-Zor (10), and Lattakia (12).

22 Jun 2017 description

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  • Heavy fighting between the SDF and ISIL in ArRaqqa city continued as the SDF made advances in the northwestern and eastern parts of the city.

  • Since early June, an estimated 50,000 people have been displaced in Ar-Raqqa governorate, some for short periods. Of these, 7,655 IDPs have so far been verified by CCCM cluster as remaining displaced for longer periods. The situation continues to be fluid, with new displacements coexisting with rapid return movements to areas taken over by SDF.