Syria + 4 more

IOM Regional Response to the Syria Crisis - 26 September 2012

Situation Report
Originally published



  • To address the needs of vulnerable migrants and host communities caught up in the conflict in Syria and neighbouring countries, IOM has released its revised appeal amounting to USD 20.7 million.
  • Syria: On 25 September, IOM started its first distribution of Non-Food Items (NFIs) in Homs. The distribution continues in Damascus and Sweida Governorates and plans to expand operations to other areas in Syria are underway.
  • Jordan: On 20 September, IOM’s primary health care services in King Abdullah Park (KAP) were handed over to the Ministry of Health. IOM medical team is planning to begin TB screening and awareness-raising activities in Za’atri camp in October.
  • Lebanon: On 24 September, the inauguration of the Social Development Centre took place in North Lebanon marking the rehabilitation and equipping of the Center by IOM, UNHCR, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), UNICEF and Save the Children, to provide psychosocial support to Syrian refugees and Lebanese returnees.