Syria + 4 more

IOM Regional Response to the Syria Crisis - 7 February 2013

Situation Report
Originally published



  • Syria: IOM received 492 evacuation requests for stranded mi‐ grants in January 2013. IOM is currently processing those appli‐ cations and working with Embassies to secure exit/transit visas for these stranded migrants.
  • Iraq: IOM enabled urgent medical assistance to vulnerable Iraqi returnees from Syria.
  • Jordan: In the past week, IOM facilitated transportation of 10,542 Syrian refugees from border areas to Za’atri camp.
  • Lebanon: IOM targeted 34 refugee families for livelihood sup‐ port assistance and completed the mapping of priority/ emergency needs of Lebanese returnees in Bekaa Valley and south Lebanon.