Syrian Arab RepublicOngoing
- OCHA: Syria Crisis: North East Syria Situation Report No. 15 (1- 31 August 2017)
- UNHCR Syria: Flash update on recent events - 14 September 2017
- Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic (A/HRC/36/55) [EN/AR]
Appeals & Funding
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview Interactive HNO site
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan Monitoring Report, Jan - Jun 2017
- 3RP Regional Strategic Overview 2017-2018
- UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal 2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- Country-based Pooled Fund
- Guide to Giving (January 2014)
Between 1 January and 31 August 2017, 13,227 unaccompanied and separated children arrived in Italy by sea, representing 13% of all sea arrivals in this period. This proportion is comparable to the first eight months of 2016, when 15% of those arriving by sea were UASC. However, consistent with a recent drop in sea arrivals, UASC numbers have also decreased compared to January-August 2016, when 16,863 UASC arrived.
(8) AFP cases were reported during this week, (3) cases from Deir-ez-Zor, (3) cases from Damascus, one case from Dar’a, and one case from Aleppo.
(50) Suspected Measles cases were reported during this week; mostly from Lattakia (8) cases, from Ar-Raqqa (9) cases, and from Damascus (7) cases.
Completeness & Timeliness of Reporting
Murky Money Trail, Missed Targets, Missing Data Show More Services
(Beirut) – Millions of dollars in aid money pledged to get Syrian refugee children in school last year did not reach them, arrived late, or could not be traced due to poor reporting practices, Human Rights Watch said today.
Education sector partners continued the registration process for the education grants where 3,165 applicants (1,652 males and 1,513 females) were registered with a total number of 7,410 students (3,942 males and 3,468 females), in addition to 51 UASC (32 females and 19 males). The education grant was disbursed to 3,405 students (1,720 females and 1,685 males) allowing them to be enrolled for the 2017/2018 session. Approximately 336 students (151 females and 185 males) were identified as being at risk of dropping out of education.
In July 2017, 3RP partners involved in 3RP response in Egypt have provided 10,601 curative and preventive Primary Healthcare consultations to Syrian girls, boys, women and men. Among those, 5,200 patients were followed up and received monthly treatment for their non-communicable diseases. Also among them, 1,818 under 5 girls and boys received routine immunization and growth monitoring services. Beyond the primary healthcare level, 1,252 referrals to secondary, tertiary and emergency care were provided to those in need among them 106 referrals were life-saving emergencies.
In July 2017, UNHCR continued to provide counselling on legal and administrative- related issues for Syrian refugees. As a result, 17 cases were referred to UNHCR’s legal partner for legal assistance. Throughout the reporting period the legal assistance continued to be extended for a variety of reasons. Nevertheless civil registration was the main reason for referrals in 2016 and remain the same during reporting period.
WFP continues to support Syrian populations in the country under the PRRO 200987. WFP supports up to 88,200 vulnerable refugees from Syria through various activities, including: general food distribution, nutrition support, vocational trainings, capacity enhancement and access to schemes for small business start-up grants.
July distribution took place from 16 to 20 July 2017, targeting 74,883 beneficiaries (72,348 Syrian refugees and 2,535 Palestinian refugees from Syria). Redemption period for June cycle ends on 28 July 2017.
This year, 13,500 people arrived in Greece by sea and land. While living conditions for asylum-seekers have generally improved in the mainland, serious gaps remain in the overcrowded RICs of the islands where some people must remain for their asylum decisions. The poor conditions increase protection risks, including sexual and gender-based violence and lead incidents of tension and violence and contribute to tension. Children and the vulnerable are particularly affected.
829,740 Internally displaced Iraqis verified as being currently displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas since military operations to retake the city began on 17 October 2016
677,500 IDPs, returnees and members of the host community from Mosul and surrounding areas assisted by UNHCR since 17 October 2016.
362,024 Individuals (76,256 households) impacted by military operations to retake Mosul since October 2016 are currently enrolled in ASSIST, UNHCR’s assistance tracking tool,
The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed President Donald Trump to carry out his temporary ban on refugees entering the country.
The justices granted a request on September 12 from the Justice Department to block a federal appeals-court decision that the department said would have allowed an additional 24,000 additional refugees to enter the United States.
Harikar NGO is a neutral, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization established in 30th May 2004 by group of social activists. Harikar NGO as stated in its mission statement strives toward the fulfilment of human and women rights in Duhok Governorate as stipulated in the new Iraqi constitution of 15th October 2005. Harikar is committed to- within its resources- contribute towards the achievement of the internationally agreed Millennium Development Goals.
ICRC Statement to Arms Trade Treaty Conference of States Parties
Speech by ICRC President Peter Maurer to the High Level Segment of the Third Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty.
Today, we are witnessing brutal wars raging in many countries around the world, such as in Syria, Yemen, Iraq, South Sudan and Somalia. Urban violence is skyrocketing in Latin America and newer wars have emerged in recent years in places like Ukraine.
September 13th, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to secure adequate shelter for the internally displaced people (IDPs) from Homs to Idlib and Aleppo, northern Syria.
The agreement was signed by QFFD's Executive Director of Strategic Planning, Ali bin Abdullah Al-Dabbagh, and QRCS Secretary-General, Ali Hassan Al-Hammadi.
Despite challenges, polio vaccination campaigns have been carried out in Syria in response to an outbreak of vaccine-derived poliovirus
Three mass immunization rounds have been carried out in Deir Ez-Zor and Raqqa governorates, Syria, in response to an outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type-2 (cVDPV2). The latest round, targeting resident, refugee and internally displaced children less than five years in Deir Ez-Zor concluded 28 August.