Syria Crisis Bi-weekly Humanitarian Situation Report - Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey and Egypt, 15 - 28 November, 2013

from UN Children's Fund
Published on 28 Nov 2013


 Polio vaccination campaigns have been rolled out in October and November reaching an estimated 19 million children under 5 including 2,201,216 in Syria; 580,770 in Lebanon; 1,097,277 in Jordan; 1,300,000 in Turkey; and 14,000,000 in Egypt. A campaign was undertaken in Iraq with results pending.

 UNICEF supplies have reached Al-Waer, Alzafarni, Ein Alnesr and Deir Foul in Homs governorate, crossing the lines of conflict to benefit 12,500 families.

 Supplementary foods for the treatment of over 100,000 children with acute malnutrition were delivered to partners in Damascus, Rural Damascus, Hama, Homs, Deir ez Zour, Lattakia and Tartous

 An influx of 20,000 refugees arrived in Aarsal in the past fortnight. UNICEF is providing emergency health, nutrition, WASH and protection response.

 In Jordan, UNICEF partners now operate 86 child and adolescent-friendly spaces, including 34 in host communities which serve both Syrian and Jordanian families. Since 1 January, 111,205 Syrian children have been reached with psychosocial support services.