Syria - Afrin District - Facts and Figures (Updated: 18 March 2018) [EN/AR]

RECENT ESCALATION OF VIOLENCE (Since 20 January 2018)

  • 98,000 PEOPLE FROM AFRIN DISTRICT REGISTERED AS DISPLACED OUTSIDE AFRIN

  • 75,000IN TAL REFAAT

  • 15,500 IN NABUL

  • 8,500 IN ZAHRAA

  • FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT IS LIMITED WITH DISPLACED PEOPLE REPORTEDLY NOT ALLOWED TO MOVE ON TO ALEPPO CITY

  • PRIMARY AND SECONDARY STUDENTS FROM 310 SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN DEPRIVED OF THEIR EDUCATION SINCE 30 JANUARY DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSURES

  • 48 SCHOOLS IN AFRIN DISTRICT HAVE BEEN HIT CAUSING PARTIAL DAMAGE TO MOST

  • ALL 16 SCHOOLS IN TAL REFAAT ARE BEING USED AS IDP SHELTER RESULITING IN NO EDUCATION TAKING PLACE

PEOPLE IN NEED

  • 100,000 ESTIMATED POPULATON REMAINING IN AFRIN DISTRICT

  • 323,000* ESTIMATED POPULATION OF AFRIN DISTRICT IN NOVEMBER 2017

  • 192,000* PEOPLE CLASSIFIED AS IN NEED PRIOR TO RECENT ESCALATION OF VIOLENCE

  • 125,000* INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE PRIOR TO RECENT ESCALATION OF VIOLENCE

  • AFRIN AND TAL REFAAT ARE CURRENTLY CLASSIFIED AS HARD-TO-REACH

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