Lebanon: UN Inter-Agency Response for Syrian Refugees, March 1-8, 2013

Report
from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 08 Mar 2013 View Original

Highlights of the week

 Over 40,000 winter clothes vouchers, electric heaters, blankets, pillows, mattresses, and hygiene and baby kits were distributed;  Over 18,000 World Food Programme (WFP) food vouchers were distributed;  Over 450 newly arrived Syrian refugees were visited, counselled and assisted;  The total number of Syrian refugee children enrolled in Lebanese public schools has reached over 27,700;  Over 2,200 refugee patients received primary health care services;  Over 580 patients were admitted to IMC, Caritas, and Makhzoumi Foundation-supported hospitals in Beirut, north Lebanon and the Bekaa.  Over 10,000 refugees were registered by UNHCR.