• SYRIA: Urgent winter response continues, with distribution of high-thermal blankets, children’s clothes, and heaters in Homs, Damascus, and Tartous.
• LEBANON: UNICEF distributing hygiene items and baby kits for 43,000 people, as part of WASH winterisation.
• JORDAN: Refugee inflows into Jordan increasing substantially, with 10,500 Syrians crossing into the country over the past five days. Some 30,000 Syrians have fled to Jordan since 1 January 2013, compared to 16,413 in December.
• IRAQ: Work continued to install hot water boilers in female shower blocks in al-Qaim camp. Once complete, all female showers in Camps 1 and 2 will be equipped with hot water. However, additional resources are required to install boilers in male showers, and extend services to Camp 3.
• TURKEY: Distribution of winter clothing for 12,000 children in Akcakale camp in Sanlıurfa camp will begin next week.