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WFP’s Response Inside Syria and in Neighbouring Countries: Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq - Situation Report #27

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HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

SYRIA - Dispatches for the November cycle commenced on 5 November. As of 10 November, food assistance for 276,500 beneficiaries arrived in Damascus, Rural Damascus, Aleppo, Homs, Hama, Idleb, Al-Raqqa and Deir Ezzor governorates.

JORDAN – The first November cycle distribution of dry rations to refugees in Al Za’atri camp started on 2 November and concluded on 10 November. The second round of distribution is planned to start on 16 November. This week, WFP distributed 140kg of bread daily to beneficiaries in King Abdullah Park and 6 mt in Al Za’atri camp.

LEBANON – WFP plans to assist 85,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon in November. During the reporting period, WFP started November cycle voucher distribution in the Bekaa Valley, targeting 40,000 beneficiaries. Distribution in the North targeting 45,000 people will start next week.

IRAQ – WFP is conducting a second round of dry ration distribution to Syrian refugees in Domiz camp that will be completed on 13 November. So far, WFP has distributed 138 mt of mixed food commodities to 9,225 refugees. Starting in December, WFP will distribute vouchers to Syrian refugees in Domiz camp. Food distribution in Al Qaim is expected to start by the end of November.

TURKEY – Through the Electronic Food Card Programme, WFP and the Turkish Red Crescent Society are assisting around 13,000 Syrians in Kilis. WFP is now preparing to launch the programme in Hatay to cover the needs of more than 25,000 people in total. The distribution of cards to beneficiaries in Hatay is scheduled to start on 17 November.

EGYPT – On 12 November, WFP, UNHCR and UNICEF will commence a joint rapid needs assessment of Syrian refugees in Egypt. There are currently over 7,000 Syrians registered with UNHCR in Egypt.