WFP Syria Situation Report #9, September 2019

from World Food Programme
Published on 30 Sep 2019

In Numbers

11.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance

6.2 million people internally displaced

6.5 million people food insecure

2.5 million people at risk of food insecurity


• In September, WFP dispatched food assistance for 4.3 million people across all 14 Syrian governorates. This includes food assistance for more than 1 million people provided via the Logistics Cluster-facilitated cross-border operation from Turkey to areas not accessible from inside Syria.

• In response to the situation in north-western Syria in September, WFP assisted more than than 67,600 newly displaced people with ready-to-eat rations, and provided more than 1 million people with general food assistance.

• The UN and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in September conducted two inter-agency convoys to the Rukban settlement. As part of the convoys, WFP reached some 15,000 people with food assistance.