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Syrian Arab Republic, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq Situation Report Issue 9, 23 January 2013

Situation Report
Originally published



  • WHO has established an emergency support team in Amman to provide technical and operational support to its offices in the Syrian Arab Republic and the neighbouring countries of Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt and Turkey.

  • 6 out of 13 public hospitals (46%) in the Syrian Arab Republic governorate of Homs are out of service, including the main public hospital.

  • WHO has signed memorandums of understanding with four additional nongovernmental organizations in Idleb, Homs and Rural Damascus in the Syrian Arab Republic to further support the implementation of health care activities in these areas for three months.

  • 20 000 Lebanese who have returned from the Syrian Arab Republic are in urgent need for shelter and humanitarian assistance, according to the Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs.

  • WHO has completed a rapid assessment for people with disabilities in Al-Qa’im and Domiz camps.