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Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 5 March 2013) [EN/AR]

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Syrian Arab Republic: Armed conflict is causing large scale displacement and severely affecting people's safety and livelihoods.

Libya: Residual humanitarian needs mainly relate to internal displacement. The most vulnerable are those living in IDP settlements and camps, which are located in Tripoli, Benghazi and in the surrounds of Sirte, Misrata, Tarhouna and Dirj.

Iraq: Insecurity and protracted displacement continues to create significant humanitarian needs for many Iraqis.

Afghanistan: Armed conflict, widespread insecurity and high exposure to natural hazards has created a protracted humanitarian situation.

Algeria: Refugees from Western Sahara are being hosted in camps and a settlement in the south-western province of Tindouf.

occupied Palestinian territory: The occupation and ongoing conflict have led to a protracted protection crisis. Restriction on the movement of people and goods negatively impact people's livelihoods.

Yemen: Extreme water scarcity, armed conflict, high food prices and poor public services are creating significant humanitarian needs.

Pakistan: Large scale monsoon floods in 2012 continue to impact people's livelihoods. In Kyhber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), ongoing security operations and sectarian violence have led to significant displacement.

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