Update No. 7: Syria Regional Refugee Response Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey
This weekly update provides a snapshot of the United Nations and its partners’ response to the influx of Syrian refugees into Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey. The response is led by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and is undertaken in full coordination with host Governments. This report covers the period from 24 to 31 May 2012. The next update will be issued on Thursday, 07 June 2012.
The total number of assisted Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey has reached 78,137 persons this week. This marks an increase of 4,822 persons from the previous week. The total number of Syrian refugees registered in these countries currently stands at 67,212 persons.
UNHCR has continued to strengthen and streamline registration procedures to bring registration in line with the actual situation, which will result in better protection and assistance services for Syrian refugees in the region.