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UNHCR Turkey Syrian Refugee Daily Sitrep 23 July 2014

Highlights

● On 22 July 2014, AFAD - the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Government of Turkey - announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 218,744. AFAD reported that during the period of 21-22 July 2014, a total of 267 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 289 Syrians have voluntarily returned to Syria.

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IOM Regional Response to the Syria Humanitarian Crisis 8 - 21 July 2014

Highlights:

  • Syria: IOM successfully reached the besieged area of Madamiyet Elsham as well as affected areas in the eastern and northern parts of Madamiyeh in Rural Damascus and assisted around 25,000 displaced and affected individuals through the provision of 5,000 hygiene kits.

  • Iraq: IOM distributed 32 In-Kind Grants (IKG) for Syrian refugees living in Darashakran Camp, Erbil. Since the beginning of the crisis, 1,635 individuals have benefitted from IOM’s livelihood assistance.

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First UN aid convoy enters Syria from Turkey

Nine trucks were carrying food, shelter, water and sanitation supplies crossed the border under a new UN-authorized plan to send relief without without the consent of the Damascus regime.

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UNHCR Turkey Syrian Refugee Daily Sitrep 21 July 2014

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● On 20 July 2014, AFAD - the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Government of Turkey - announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 219,086. AFAD reported that during the period of 18-20 July 2014, a total of 761 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 733 Syrians voluntarily returned to Syria.

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Balkan armies promise greater co-operation in catastrophes

Nine Balkan militaries agree to jointly assist the civilian population in times of disasters.

By Miki Trajkovski for Southeast European Times in Skopje -- 22/07/14

In the wake of damaging flooding in Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) this year, military leaders of nine countries in southeast Europe are promising to work together to co-ordinate emergency response to future natural disasters.

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Polio Outbreak in the Middle East: War in Syria Opens the Door to an Old Enemy

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The first phase of the biggest polio vaccination campaign ever in the Middle East has been completed, reaching 25 million children in seven countries. But repeated vaccination rounds are necessary to end the spread of polio.

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UNHCR Turkey Syrian Refugee Daily Sitrep 18 July 2014

Highlights

● On 17 July 2014, AFAD - the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Government of Turkey - announced that the total number of Syrians registered and assisted in 22 camps located in 10 provinces was 219,084. AFAD reported that during the period of 16-17 July 2014, a total of 58 Syrians were admitted and registered in the camps and 269 Syrians voluntarily returned to Syria.

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Syria ‑ Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #19, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 [EN/AR]

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Syria conflict death toll exceeded 170,000 as of early July, and violence displaced an estimated 688,000 people from April to June.

  • The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution authorizing U.N. cross-border and cross-line assistance without SARG approval on July 14.

  • The U.N. and its partners provided aid to the besieged town of Madamiyet Elsham, Rif Damascus Governorate, for the first time since late 2012.

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

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Turkey: RRP6 Monthly Update - June 2014: Food Security

JUNE HIGHLIGHTS:

The WFP/TRC e-Food Card Programme was expanded to two new camps: Viransehir and Nusaybin, thereby reaching 217,000 people in 21 camps per month. WFP and TRC are now supporting 100 percent of the Syrian civilian population hosted in camps in Turkey with food assistance as initially requested by the Government.

In June, direct transfers to beneficiaries' e-Food cards in refugee camps amounted to about US$ 5.8 million.

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Turkey: RRP6 Monthly Update - June 2014: Health

JUNE HIGHLIGHTS:

During the reporting period, the first inspection was conducted for 7 of the pre-fabricated health facilities together with experts from UNHCR and engineers from Ministry of Health. According to the results, the first delivery of 7 clinics is expected to be made at the end of July 2014. It is expected the remaining 3 will be inspected in the near future.