Syria Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 17, 8 – 21 January 2013 [EN/AR]

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 21 Jan 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 4 million people in need of assistance in Syria; half of them are in Aleppo, Homs and Rural Damascus.

  • Over 660,000 Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries and North Africa.

  • Harsh winter compounds suffering in Syria and the region.

  • Palestine refugees increasingly affected

  • Humanitarian response requires US1.5 billion for the next six months

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