WFP Syria Situation Report #1, January 2017

from World Food Programme
Published on 31 Jan 2017 View Original

In Numbers

13.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance

6.3 million people internally displaced

9 million people in need of food assistance


  • WFP dispatched food assistance for 3.56 million people. 27 percent of the assistance was delivered to high-conflict areas through cross-border, cross-line and air deliveries.

  • As more people return to eastern Aleppo city, WFP continues to scale up its humanitarian response to the growing population needs.

  • Funding is urgently needed for the new PRRO in order to avoid any gaps in coverage.