Syria: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 7, 18 – 31 August 2012 [EN/AR]

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 31 Aug 2012

Highlights

• Humanitarian needs deepen as security conditions deteriorate in Damascus, Rural Damascus, Dera’a, Aleppo and other areas.

• As violence spreads, it is becoming increasingly difficult for civilians to find refuge.

• Access to education in jeopardy as IDPs are hosted in 470 schools across the country.

• Dramatic increase in Syrian refugees crossing to Jordan and Turkey.

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