12.4 million people food insecure
1.3 million severely food insecure
6.8 million people internally displaced
WFP dispatched humanitarian assistance sufficient for an estimated 4.9 million people across all activities in Syria in July.
Food prices continued to decrease across Syria for the third consecutive month, according to the latest WFP data, with a one percent decrease in June 2021. Food prices however remain 102 percent higher than 12 months ago.
Increased hostilities and heavy shelling were reported from Dar’a al-Balad in July; displacements to Dar’a city were reported as a result. WFP triggered its emergency response in July through the dispatch of ready-to-eat rations.
The UN Security Council authorized on 09 July the continued cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid from Turkey for six months through the Bab al-Hawa border crossing.