UN Inter-Agency Response for Syrian Refugees, February 08 – February 15, 2013

from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 15 Feb 2013 View Original

Highlights of the week

  • UNHCR registered more than 10,000 Syrian refugees this week;

  • UNHCR is working on further developing its "refugee focal point" projects whereby refugees volunteers are recruited to assist in outreach visits;

  • Some 45,000 people have benefited from winter clothes vouchers, electric heaters, blankets, pillows, mattresses, hygiene and baby kits this week;

  • Over 16,700 World Food Programme (WFP) food vouchers and 4,850 fuel coupons were distributed to refugees this week;

  • A total of 2,248 patients have had access to primary healthcare services;

  • A total of 463 patients were admitted to hospitals.