Lebanon: UN Inter-Agency Response for Syrian Refugees, February 2013

Report
from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 28 Feb 2013 View Original

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.