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05 Dec 2017 description

From January to October 2017, the Protection sector conducted 5.7M interventions in 1,730 communities in 227 out of 272 sub-districts in Syria through one or more of its prevention/risk mitigation, response or capacity building activities. These protection interventions include awareness raising, risk education, individual and group psychosocial support, protection monitoring, case management, referrals to other services, material/cash assistance, capacity building of humanitarian partners and frontline responders and others.

04 Dec 2017 description

The child protection sector in Syria is comprised of approximately 60 partners including, UN, INGO, Syrian NGO and government agencies operating in 13 governorates. The sector works to prevent and respond to abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence against children through strengthening community-based child protection programming, including psychosocial support, providing specialized child protection services, mine/explosive remnants of war risk education and strengthening the capacity of frontline workers and volunteers to respond to child protection issues.

15 Nov 2017 description
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PROTECTION CONCERNS

  • Security situation: In October 2017, OHCHR recorded 24 conflict-related civilian casualties: 5 killed and 19 injured. In October, mine-related incidents accounted for almost 67% of civilian casualties.

14 Nov 2017 description

From January to September 2017, the Protection sector conducted 5.1M interventions in 1,669 communities in 224 out of 272 sub-districts in Syria through one or more of its prevention/risk mitigation, response or capacity building activities. These protection interventions include awareness raising, risk education, individual and group psychosocial support, protection monitoring, case management, referrals to other services, material/cash assistance, capacity building of humanitarian partners and frontline responders and others.

08 Nov 2017 description

Background and Overview

The Syrian conflict, now in its seventh year, has caused the continued and staggering suffering of civilians. In the context of armed conflict, besiegement, displacement, increasing poverty and a reliance on harmful coping mechanisms, civilians face numerous and overlapping protection risks.
Despite the challenging security environment, humanitarian actors continue to respond to the overwhelming scale of humanitarian and protection needs in Syria.

13 Oct 2017 description
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PROTECTION CONCERNS

  • Security situation: In September 2017, OHCHR recorded 18 conflict-related civilian casualties: 2 killed and 16 injured.

  • Mine Action: On September 11, one civilian was killed in an explosion in Mariupol (Donetsk region, GCA), reportedly as a result of mishandling of explosive ordinances.

    According to DRC/DDG, since June 2014, 430 people have been killed and 881 injured in mine related incidents.

12 Oct 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

1. OBJECTIVE

The Protection Needs Overview (PNO) provides a detailed analysis of protection needs and issues in communities inside the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria). Its aim is to support the Sector/Cluster and its humanitarian actors in the development of their operational response strategies, plans and projects in the field of protection. It is based on a series of assessments and data (as detailed below) focusing on a number of key protection issues identified in Syria.

30 Sep 2017 description
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PROTECTION CONCERNS

  • Security situation: In September 2017, OHCHR recorded 18 conflict-related civilian casualties: 2 killed and 16 injured.

20 Sep 2017 description

Country Operations

In 2018, there will be Humanitarian Response Plans in 23 countries: Afghanistan, Burundi, Chad, Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen. The HRPs for Cameroon, Chad, CAR, DRC, Somalia, Haiti, Sudan, Nigeria (and potentially Niger and Afghanistan) will be multi-year Plans.

Deadline for Completion

15 Sep 2017 description

From January to July 2017, the Protection sector conducted 4M interventions in 1,560 communities in 221 out of 272 sub-districts in Syria through one or more of its prevention/risk mitigation, response or capacity building activities. These protection interventions include awareness raising, risk education, individual and group psychosocial support, protection monitoring, case management, referrals to other services, material/cash assistance, capacity building of humanitarian partners and frontline responders and others.

31 Aug 2017 description

Response

Protection monitoring: Five Cluster members conducted 271 key informant interviews in 26 communities in Aleppo, Idleb, Hama and Rural Damascus.

31 Aug 2017 description

This document collates and primarily analyzes available information on key child protection issues from a compilation of reports. It includes pre emergency and in-emergency information about the following child protection vulnerabilities in Iraq: Abduction, Child Labour, Children Associated with Armed Forces and Armed Groups, Danger and Injuries, Justice for Children, Killing and Maiming of Children, Physical Violence and other Harmful Practices, Psychosocial Distress and Mental Disorder, Sexual Violence and exploitation, and Unaccompanied and Separated Children.