Syrian Arab Republic: Ar-Raqqa Dashboard (July 2017)

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 24 Aug 2017 View Original


  • Displacements from and within Ar-Raqqa Governorate continued due to heavy fighting and airstrikes. An estimated 224, 250 people have been displaced since 1 April, including 45,486 since 1 June .
  • U p to 25,000 people are estimated to remain inside Raqqa city, amid heavy fighting between ISIL and the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF).
  • The Government of Syria (GoS) and aligned forces continued to clash with ISIL forces in southern Ar-Raqqa Governorate resulting to the displacement of about 5,000 civilians from Maadan District.
  • Protection of civilians remains of high concern. Civilians remain trapped by fighting in urban areas, with ISIL reportedly actively preventing civilians attempting to flee the area.
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