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05 Sep 2018 description

IOM WHOLE OF SYRIA RESPONSE (HRP) - AT A GLANCE

HRP - RESPONSE

31 Jul 2018 description

IOM WHOLE OF SYRIA RESPONSE (HRP) - AT A GLANCE

HRP - RESPONSE

25 May 2018 description

When Jamil first arrived in Istanbul in 2014, everything was new, different and intimidating. As a fourteen-year-old, it was a struggle to adjust and find ways to connect with people, so he spent a lot of time alone and in his room. His family worried, but weren’t sure how to help their homesick teenager. Back in Aleppo, Jamil was outgoing and had a large social circle, including extended family and his school friends.

11 May 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• SARG and GoRF reach local agreements with AOGs to evacuate AOG-controlled areas in Homs, Idlib, and Rif Damascus

• SARG completes military offensive in Eastern Ghouta following the displacement of 158,000 people since March 9

• Relief agencies continue to assist an estimated 44,000 Eastern Ghouta IDPs sheltering in Rif Damascus collective centers

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

25 Apr 2018 description

In 2017, IOM continued to respond to the needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and affected communities across Syria through its operations from Damascus, Gaziantep and Amman. Over the course of the year, IOM provided assistance – in the form of Non-Food Items (NFIs), Shelter, Logistics, Coordination, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCM), Early Recovery and Livelihoods, Protection and Health - to over 800,000 individuals in Syria.

17 Apr 2018 description

TOP LINE CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Humanitarian needs remain staggering in terms of scale, severity and complexity:

Against the continued backdrop of high levels of violence and systemic violations of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and International Human Rights Law (IHRL), no amount of humanitarian assistance and protection services can offset the lack of a political solution.

13 Apr 2018 description

Khalaf and his wife and children are originally from Ar Raqqa ,Syria. When the war began, the family had to leave their town for four months due to ensuing violence. After returning home, other militant groups once again entered the area and took control. The family lived in a highly restricted environment and Khalaf constant- ly worried for his wife and children. Eventu- ally, in 2016, Khalaf made the decision to leave their home in Syria behind and they escaped to Turkey.

06 Apr 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• The UN conducts humanitarian assessment mission to Ar Raqqah city for the first time since October 2017

• Conflict in Eastern Ghouta kills more than 1,600 people and displaces 133,000 others since mid-February

• Operation Olive Branch displaces more than 137,000 people since January 20 • WFP resumes operations in northeastern Syria following a one-month suspension

KEY DEVELOPMENTS   

09 Mar 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Clashes continue despite February 24 UNSC resolution calling for 30-day ceasefire

• Conflict in Eastern Ghouta kills more than 1,000 civilians in 20 days

• GoT Operation Olive Branch displaces 35,000–50,000 people since January 20

• Humanitarian convoys arrive in Eastern Ghouta and Afrin

• WFP reaches nearly 2.4 million beneficiaries in January

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

23 Feb 2018 description

UN Migration Agency Appeals for Nearly USD 194 Million to Help Syrians at Home, in Region

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, launched an appeal today (23/02) for USD 193,767,960 to help 3 million Syrians displaced and affected by the conflict in Syria; Syrian refugees living in the region; and the communities that host them.

09 Feb 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • GoT launches Operation Olive Branch on January 20, resulting in at least 67 civilian deaths

  • Intensified military operations in Eastern Ghouta result in at more than 200 civilian deaths since February 5

  • State/PRM partners reach 950,000 people with critical winterization assistance

  • USAID Administrator Mark Green travels to Ar Raqqah to observe humanitarian conditions and meet with USAID

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

16 Jan 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN delivers assistance to 50,000 IDPs at the Syria–Jordan border berm for the first time in six months

  • UNSC reauthorizes cross-border humanitarian access to Syria through January 2019

  • Relief agencies evacuate 29 critically ill patients from Eastern Ghouta

  • Relief agencies reach 810,000 people in HTR and besieged areas with assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

15 Jan 2018 description

The ETC was activated in Syria on 14 January 2013 to provide common telecommunications services to the humanitarian community responding to the crisis both within Syria, and in surrounding countries. Lack of access, insecurity and governmental restrictions complicate efforts to expand ETC services.

05 Jan 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This report focuses on lessons learned by WFP from the Ready to Respond project, a joint UN humanitarian preparedness programme funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

Ready to Respond was instigated in late 2013 by UNICEF and WFP, who were joined in 2015 by OCHA and UNHCR. DFID’s support enabled the agencies to implement a wide range of preparedness activities, aiming at reinforcing their own capacity and the capacity of partners in being better prepared to respond to disasters.

08 Dec 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Intensified SARG aerial and artillery attacks in Eastern Ghouta result in more than 200 civilian deaths

  • Health organizations stress urgent need for improved medical resources amid deteriorating humanitarian conditions

  • Explosive hazard contamination in Ar Raqqah causes multiple returnee casualties

  • Despite insecurity, interagency convoys reach conflict-affected populations

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

27 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • SDF recapture Ar Raqqah city following a four-month offensive

  • Humanitarian organizations respond to influx of IDPs from Dayr az Zawr

  • GoT announces major military operation against militant group HTS in Idlib

  • WHO confirms 52 cases of vaccinederived poliovirus to date in 2017

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

17 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ar Raqqah offensive displaces nearly 268,800 people since April; up to 8,000 people remain in two neighborhoods in city of Ar Raqqah

  • Humanitarian convoys reach city of Dayr az Zawr following SARG military advances into the city in September

  • USG humanitarian assistance to Syria reaches nearly $7.5 billion since start of Syria crisis

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

31 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ar Raqqah offensive displaces more than 271,200 people; up to 25,000 people remain in five Ar Raqqah neighborhoods

  • State/PRM partner UNHCR commences expansion of Areesheh IDP camp in anticipation of additional IDP arrivals from Ar Raqqah and Dayr az Zawr governorates

  • Health actors record 62 attacks on health care facilities from January to June

KEY DEVELOPMENTS