Syria

Syria: Afrin Displacement - Facts and Figures, 26 April 2018

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FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT IS SEVERELY RESTRICTED. IDPs are still not permitted to move to Aleppo city or to return to Afrin district, despite earlier indications from the authorities that IDPs with property or family ties might be able to move towards the city

POSSIBLE HLP ISSUES: As most IDPs only have verbal approval from the authorities to shelter in the abandoned houses, potential housing, land and property-related issues might occur in the future.

LACK OF FUNDING: The UN and partners in Damascus require at least $73m in order to continue responding with life-saving assistance and protection services to those displaced from Afrin district. Additional funding is required for the response from Gaziantep.

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