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- Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock: Statement on Syria (24 February 2018)
- The UN and partners plan to deliver humanitarian assistance to eastern Ghouta [EN/AR]
- Statement by Panos Moumtzis, Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis, on East Ghouta Hospital Attacks [EN/AR]
- No end in sight to seven years of war in Syria: children with disabilities at risk of exclusion
- Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock: Briefing to the Security Council on Syria (28 February 2018)
Since July 2014 it has been my privilege to hold the position of Executive Director with MSF in the UAE. As I reach the end of my tenure, I find myself reflecting on our work in recent months and years – on the projects that may come to define us as a medical humanitarian movement.
A total of 42 persons representing 20 organizations (5 UN Agencies, 7 local NGOs, 1 government entity, 7 INGOs) participated in a SGBV gap analysis workshop held in August 2017. Participants included both field staff as well as staff with national responsibilities.
They were divided in groups covering the following locations:
This report presents an analysis of data from the Second Wave of the UNDP Regular Perceptions Survey on Social Tensions throughout Lebanon.
• Following a significant decrease in hostilities between Government of Syria forces and non-state armed groups in north-western Syria on 10 February, inter-factional fighting between Hayyat Tahrir Al-Sham and the Syria Liberation Front broke out on 20 February.
• The infighting in north-western Syria, which has so far been concentrated in southern and northern rural Idleb, as well as western rural Aleppo, caused casualties among civilians and localized and temporary displacement in certain areas, and disrupted humanitarian work.
578.0 M required for 2018
21.8 M contributions received, representing 4% of requirements
556.2 M funding gap for the Iraq Situation Response
All figures are displayed in USD
Mr. President, thank you.
Thank you for inviting me to this morning's high level panel on violations of human rights of children in Syria. This dialogue this morning is a unique opportunity to take up some of the most pressing issues of concern we have regarding the protection of children affected in Syria.
GENEVA (13 March 2018) - The Human Rights Council today held an interactive dialogue with the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria.
Toronto, Ontario -The passing of UN Security Resolution 2401 has not stopped the violence in Ghouta as at least 500 were killed and thousands were wounded since the resolution passed on February 24, 2018. In addition, at least 26 medical facilities have been systematically targeted and put out of service leaving an already vulnerable population with very limited access to healthcare.
En 2017 2,8 millones de sirios dejaron su hogar huyendo de la violencia. El llamamiento humanitario de 2018 es un 4,7% mayor que el de 2017 y hasta ahora solo se ha cubierto un 5%
El endurecimiento de las fronteras vecinas está conteniendo el número de refugiados pero aumentando los desplazamientos dentro de Siria. Por otra parte, aunque los países vecinos están alentando el retorno a zonas de desescalada de la violencia, por cada retorno se registran tres nuevos desplazamientos
Madrid, 13 de marzo de 2018
1,968.4 M required for 2018
171.9 M contributions received, representing 9% of requirements
1,796.5 M funding gap for the Syria Situation
All figures are displayed in USD
At the end of December, over 1.06 million Syrian children across the region are enrolled in formal education in schools located in camps and host communities. Additionally, over 287,000 Syrian children are enrolled in non-formal education. Some highlights of the Education Sector across the region in December include:
The WASH response is facing a critical funding shortage, particularly in Lebanon and Iraq. For example, at current funding levels in Lebanon, partners will struggle to sustain services for 190,000 people living in informal settlements beyond April 2018.
In 2017, approximately 2.76 million primary health care consultations were provided, and over 175,000 referrals were made to secondary or tertiary health care, representing 73 per cent and 76 per cent of the respective 2017 targets. Some highlights of the Health and Nutrition Sector across the region in December include:
In 2017, Livelihoods partners assisted over 30,000 refugees and host community members with short-term and/or long-term employment opportunities and over 110,000 youth and adults in increasing their employability through job training, internships, job placement and language courses. Highlights across the region in December include:
During 2017, over 73,000 households living outside camps have been reached with assistance for shelter assistance and shelter upgrades in 2017 while some 17,500 households in camps have received similiar assistance (12,000 in December). Some highlights of the Shelter Sector across the region in December include: In Iraq, some 38 per cent of the Syrian refugee population lives in camps, where the sector’s main interventions take place.
The continued strategic priority for the Basic Needs Sector is to provide assistance to meet the ongoing basic needs of Syrian refugees, based on a multi-sectoral household profiling and identification methodology, specific to each country. Over 500,000 families have benefited from cash assistance and over 280,000 households received seasonal support through cash or in-kind assistance (over 85,000 in December alone).
GENEVA (13 March 2018) - The Human Rights Council this morning held a high-level panel discussion on violations of the human rights of children in Syria.
Today in 700 UNRWA schools across the Middle East, thousands of students flew and carried kites to send a message of hope, demanding that all the schools run by the Agency remain open, in spite of the financial crisis confronting UNRWA. More than 500,000 students took part in kite flying events in Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank, where the Agency provides a daily education to 525,000 children.