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13 Aug 2018 description

General developments & political & security situation

  • The security situation across the country remains volatile and unstable with the main hot spots in the governorates of As-Swieda, Deir Ez-Zor, Aleppo, and Idlib.

10 Aug 2018 description

In Papua New Guinea, a third case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) has been confirmed, from a newly-infected province (Enga province). Emergency outbreak response is being enhanced and reviewed, including to potentially expand vaccination geographically. More information is available here. and in the ‘Papua New Guinea’ section below.

06 Aug 2018 description
  • In the Democratic Republic of Congo, provincial governors at a high-level emergency meeting signed the ‘Kinshasa Declaration for Polio Eradication’, committing to providing the necessary oversight, accountability and resources to urgently improve quality of outbreak response.

03 Aug 2018 description

General developments & political & security situation

  • In the first half of 2018, nearly 1.2 million people were reportedly internally displaced, an average of over 6,500 people per day or close to 200,000 per month. The largest movement of internally displaced people (IDPs) occurred in Idleb in the first quarter of the year as the Syrian government offensive displaced nearly 400,000 people, and more recently in Dar’a, where military operations displaced over 300,000 people.

01 Aug 2018 description

General developments & political & security situation
- The security situation remains volatile and unstable with the main hot spots in the governorates of Daraa, Al-Quneitra, As-Sweida, Deir Ez-Zor, Ar-Raqqa and Idlib.
- In Damascus and Rural Damascus, 2 IED explosions occured in Jaramana and Dummar suburbs. Humanitarian aid provided by France arrived in Syria, following an agreement between the leaders of France and Russia. Its distribution Eastern Ghouta was conducted by SARC and observed by the UN, as per an agreement with the Syrian authorities.

01 Aug 2018 description

Highlights
- Health response to multiple and simultaneously evolving emergency situations across the country.
- South-west Syria requiring an urgent humanitarian health response.
- Increased attention to vulnerability to disease outbreaks.
- Continuous call for the safety and protection of local aid workers.
- Comprehensive operational coverage of key IDP locations and other critical locations in NES. Health situation and response in Mabrouka and Al camps.
- Scale up of operations is required for health partners in Ar-Raqqa city.

01 Aug 2018 description

Highlights
- 73 managing and supporting health partners reported in this year 2nd quarter. Out of 440 Health Facilities (HF) reported compared to 438 in March 2018, 370 HFs are functional. 59% in Idleb; 34% in Aleppo; 3% in Hama; 2% in Dar'a; 1% in Al-Hasakeh, Quneitra & Lattakia.
- Out of total functioning health facilities reported, facilities in Idleb increased from 54% to 59% but a decrease in the number of supported general hospitals from 82 to 77.
- Decrease in the number of fixed Primary Health Centres from 166 to 159.

30 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation in Numbers

In Syria
5.3 million
# of children affected
13.1 million
# of people affected
(HNO, 2018)
Outside Syria Over 2.5 million
(2,525,027)
# of registered Syria refugee children
Over 5.6 million
(5,611,172)
# of registered Syrian refugees
(UNHCR, 17 July 2018)
UNICEF Appeal 2018 US$ 1.287 Billion
Funding Status
US$ 720.9 Million

Highlights

27 Jul 2018 description
26 Jul 2018 description
report Al Ameen

PREPARED BY: AL-AMEEN FOR HUMANITARIAN SUPPORT

UPDATE ON SITUATION IN NORTH SYRIA / AL-BAB /:

25 Jul 2018 description
report UN Security Council
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I. Introduction

  1. The present report is the fifty-third submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014), paragraph 10 of resolution 2165 (2014), paragraph 5 of resolution 2191 (2014), paragraph 5 of resolution 2258 (2015), paragraph 5 of resolution 2332 (2016), paragraph 6 of resolution 2393 (2017) and paragraph 12 of resolution 2401 (2018), in which the Council requested the SecretaryGeneral to report, every 30 days, on the implementation of the resolutions by all parties to the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic.

25 Jul 2018 description

General developments & political & security situation

  • The security situation across Syria remains volatile and unstable with the main hot spots in the governorates of Dar'a, Quneitra, Deir Ez-Zor, Ar-Raqqa and Idlib.

19 Jul 2018 description
  • The Minister of Health of Papua New Guinea officially launched the outbreak response campaign on 16 July in Morobe, Madang and Eastern Highlands provinces.

  • Summary of new viruses this week: advance notification of one wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) case in Afghanistan in Kunar province. In Nigeria, one new case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) as well as three confirmed and two advanced notice cVDPV2 positive environmental samples. See country sections below for more details.

06 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Health response takes place to multiple and simultaneously evolving emergency situations across the country. Responses to displacements from Afrin district (137,070 individuals Tall Refaat, Nabul, Zahraa and Fafin areas), in East Ghouta (approximately 44,000 IDPs remain in 8 shelters and an estimated population between 100,000 and 140,000 in the communities), in northern rural Homs (150,000 people remain in areas largely inaccessible to health assistance), in southern Syria (60,000-160,000 people are displaced).