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UNRWA Syria crisis situation update Issue 31, 25 January 2013

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Highlights:

  • Hostilities intensified southwest of Damascus, particularly in the areas around Darayya, Husseiniyah, Sbeineh, Seita Zeinab, Yarmouk as well as throughout large parts of northeastern Damascus and the surrounding areas

  • Clashes and shelling reported in the vicinity of Dera'a camp, with a vehicle-bourne improvised explosive device (VBIED) injuring an UNRWA staff member on 18 January

  • A large number of explosions reported in the city of Aleppo. The university was targeted resulting in the death of more than 80 individuals, including one refugee

  • 8,480 internally displaced persons (IDPs) are sheltering in 14 UNRWA facilities in Syria;