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20 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Residents and the Lebanese authorities continue to look for people who are reportedly trapped in the mountainous in freezing temperatures after at least 12 Syrians died in Eastern Lebanon.
19 Jan 2018 description
report United Nations
More than half of the country’s basic infrastructure has been damaged or destroyed, and over 13 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the seven-year conflict.
17 Jan 2018 description
Despite a slight improvement in the food supply in December, prices are still high and unaffordable for about 400,000 besieged people in Eastern Ghouta. Access constraints remain a challenge.
16 Jan 2018 description
Amid serious 2017 global setbacks, the UN chief urges action on climate, migration, regional conflicts, and women’s empowerment and calls for unity and courage to meet today’s most urgent needs.
14 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
In Idlib, to the northwest of the country, heavy violence reportedly killed and injured scores of children and women and displaced an estimated 100,000 civilians in the past few weeks.
13 Jan 2018 description
Injuries and deaths continue due to unexploded remnants of war and improvised explosive devices that litter Raqqa and surrounding communities. Children are often harmed.
11 Jan 2018 description
report United Nations
Approval of an exceptional delivery of humanitarian aid was granted to provide food and winterization relief items to 50,000 people who face increasingly dire circumstances.
10 Jan 2018 description
At least four attacks on health care infrastructure, including a Maternity and Pediatrics Hospital, and two attacks on education facilities have been reported since 03 January 2018.
09 Jan 2018 description
Seven years into the crisis, Syrian refugees in Lebanon are more reliant than ever on international aid – amid an uncertain outlook for humanitarian funding in 2018.
08 Jan 2018 description
report UN News Service
Tens of thousands of people displaced since 1 December as ongoing hostilities have reportedly caused hundreds of deaths and injuries to civilians in southern Idleb and rural Hama.
04 Jan 2018 description
Global EWEA report highlights potential new emergencies caused by imminent disaster threats and the risk of a steep deterioration in countries in crisis or response stage of an emergency.
03 Jan 2018 description
The situation of newly displaced is said to be dire, as humanitarian organizations struggle to meet increasing humanitarian and protection needs of the affected population.
02 Jan 2018 description
Two mobile reproductive health teams have been deployed following the arrival of a UNFPA and Syrian Arab Red Crescent mission on 28 December, the first time a UN agency has entered the area with aid.
02 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN
From the Rohingya to South Sudan, hurricanes to famine, 2017 was full of disasters and crises. But 2018 is shaping up to be even worse. Here’s why.
28 Dec 2017 description
The evacuation came after an agreement was reached between the parties to the conflict to evacuate 29 people. So far, 16 patients have been medically evacuated from Eastern Ghouta to Damascus.
28 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline targets, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.
22 Dec 2017 description
The programme targets the most vulnerable families with a mixture of cash assistance, building materials, and distributions of winter items including blankets, heaters and clothes.
22 Dec 2017 description
A new report on food security highlights how an ongoing intensification of violence is opening a wide "hunger gap" between countries being affected by conflicts and those that are not.
21 Dec 2017 description
The Humanitarian Task Force had helped dozens of aid convoys reach previously inaccessible areas, but many other places still remain out of bounds, said the UN's Jan Egeland.
20 Dec 2017 description
The reports reveal how violence has led to the displacement of almost half the population of east Daraa in recent years and highlight dangerous healthcare gaps for mothers and children in the area.