Lebanon: UN Inter-Agency Response for Syrian Refugees, February 2013
Highlights of the month
UNHCR registered more than 38,000 Syrian refugees;
Over 400,000 winter clothes vouchers, electric heaters, blankets, pillows, mattresses, and hygiene and baby kits were distributed;
In addition, over 146,000 World Food Programme (WFP) food vouchers, and 764 food parcels were distributed;
The total number of Syrian refugee children enrolled in Lebanese public schools has gone up from 24,000 in January to 25,700 by the end of February;
Over 9,100 refugee patients received primary health care services;
Over 2,000 patients were admitted to IMC, Caritas, and Makhzoumi Foundation-supported hospitals in Beirut, north Lebanon and the Bekaa.