Syria Crisis Bi-weekly Humanitarian Situation Report - Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey and Egypt, 15 - 28 November, 2013
Polio vaccination campaigns have been rolled out in October and November reaching an estimated 19 million children under 5 including 2,201,216 in Syria; 580,770 in Lebanon; 1,097,277 in Jordan; 1,300,000 in Turkey; and 14,000,000 in Egypt. A campaign was undertaken in Iraq with results pending.
UNICEF supplies have reached Al-Waer, Alzafarni, Ein Alnesr and Deir Foul in Homs governorate, crossing the lines of conflict to benefit 12,500 families.
Supplementary foods for the treatment of over 100,000 children with acute malnutrition were delivered to partners in Damascus, Rural Damascus, Hama, Homs, Deir ez Zour, Lattakia and Tartous
An influx of 20,000 refugees arrived in Aarsal in the past fortnight. UNICEF is providing emergency health, nutrition, WASH and protection response.
In Jordan, UNICEF partners now operate 86 child and adolescent-friendly spaces, including 34 in host communities which serve both Syrian and Jordanian families. Since 1 January, 111,205 Syrian children have been reached with psychosocial support services.