Syria + 8 more

Humanitarian Bulletin Middle East and North Africa, Issue 04, September – October 2012 [EN/AR]

Situation Report
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  • Humanitarian needs in Syria have continued to deteriorate in the last two months. There are now an estimated 2.5 million people in need of assistance and over 350, 000 registered refugees.

  • The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen talks to the media in Cairo and calls for greater focus on addressing the humanitarian crisis.

  • The Arab Humanitarian Portal is launched in Kuwait at the third Annual Conference on Effective Partnership and Information Sharing for Better Humanitarian Action.


  • Consolidated and flash appeals in the MENA region are currently 45% funded, with additional requirements totalling over 1.2 Billion.

  • 11 countries from the MENA region have contributed funds to appeals in 2012. These total 75 Million with Somalia, Yemen, Lebanon, and oPt the largest recipients.

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