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27 Apr 2017 description

GENERAL CONTEXT

Mass destruction, explosive hazard contamination, lack of services, in addition to expulsion and punishment of families suspected of having links with extremist groups continued to be reported in Anbar. Continuing challenges reported by IDPs and returnees also included the volatile security situation, unstable political environment and lack of basic services, compounded by tribal conflicts and restrictions on freedom of movement in various areas of return.

17 Apr 2017 description

Situation Summary & Protection Cluster Recommendations

In Al Alam 1 IDP Camp (also known as Tal Al Sebat Camp) there are approximately 495 families (3,000 individuals) originating from Hawija district of Kirkuk governorate and some families from Shirqat district in Salah al-din. The camp is located in the Tikrit district of Salah al-din governorate near the border with Kirkuk governorate. The governorates are separated by the Makhoul and Hamarin mountain ranges with Hawija district to the east and Salah al-din to the west.

06 Apr 2017 description

GENERAL CONTEXT

During the reporting period, returns continued to Yathrib and Dhuluiyah sub-districts, and started to new areas in Balad, such as Mahatat Balad area.

06 Apr 2017 description

GENERAL CONTEXT

In February, curfews, search operations and arrest of 84 persons suspected of various criminal offences were conducted in areas of return in Anbar.

The dire situation in the three western districts still under control of extremist groups continues to affect stability in neighboring districts, such as Rutba and Haditha which have large number of returnees. On 24 February, extremists attacked the Trebil border guards at the border crossing with Jordan in Rutba killing 17 border guards.

04 Apr 2017 description

From 1 January to 28 February 2017, the Protection sector conducted 547,524 interventions in 442 communities in 153 out of 272 sub-districts in Syria. These interventions include: awareness raising, risk education, protection monitoring, individual and group psychosocial support, case management, referrals to other services, material/cash assistance and others. Many of the interventions are done through community centres, schools, child friendly/ women and girls safe spaces or using outreach volunteers.

19 Mar 2017 description

The child protection sector in Syria is comprised of approximately 58 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, provision of 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.

09 Mar 2017 description

Across Syria, the Protection Sector is working to improve the protection context of millions of people who face protection threats. In 2017, the protection sector aims to provide 9.7 million services to people all across Syria affected by the conflict. The protection sector welcomes new partners and actors who support programming in Syria to help those in need. The following document introduces briefly who we are and key contacts.

15 Feb 2017 description

From January to December 2016, the Protection sector has conducted 6.9M interventions in 227 out of 272 sub-districts in Syria through one or more of its prevention/risk mitigation, response or capacity building activities. Prevention/risk mitigation activities conducted by sector members include awareness raising, risk education, community based psychosocial support, protection monitoring etc and response services like individual and group psychosocial support, case management, referrals to other services, material/cash assistance etc.

23 Jan 2017 description

From January to November 2016, the Protection sector has conducted 6.2M interventions in 224 out of 272 sub-districts in Syria through one or more of its prevention/risk mitigation, response or capacity building activities. Prevention/risk mitigation activities conducted by sector members include awareness raising, risk education, community based psychosocial support, protection monitoring etc and response services like individual and group psychosocial support, case management, referrals to other services, material/cash assistance etc.