Regional Situation Report for Syria Crisis Issue No. 14

Report
from UN Population Fund
Published on 31 Oct 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC: UNFPA provides reproductive health services, including emergency obstetric care, to around 100,000 women and provides live-saving reproductive health commodities that serve around 85,700 women and girls of reproductive age.

LEBANON: UNFPA provides centres in the North and Bekaa with three basic life-skills training kits as part of the gender-based violence prevention and response campaign. UNFPA provides rape treatment kit to governmental hospital in Tripoli and various quantities of UNFPA reproductive health kits to UNRWA.

JORDAN: UNFPA launches a new ante-natal cards initiative for pregnant Syrian refugee women to improve the coordination among health care providers and augment the quality of reproductive health services.

IRAQ: UNFPA provides 986 women with reproductive health services as well as helping eight survivors of gender-based violence.

TURKEY: UNFPA distributes 300,000 brochures on reproductive health to Syrian refugees inside the camps.

EGYPT: UNFPA conducts training courses in Damietta and Alexandria for 220 health workers on patients’ rights, refugees’ rights, family planning, gender-based violence and referral systems.