1.8 million people assessed for cash assistance in 2018 so far.
Over 85 per cent of Syrian refugees in Jordan live below the poverty line;1 the figure is over 75 per cent in Lebanon.
621,543 individuals reached across the region in the first half of 2018, with over USD 78 million distributed.
USD 116 million urgently required for cash assistance to 87,000 Syrian refugee families (435,000 individuals) in the second half of 2018.
1.8 million people assessed for cash assistance in 2018 so far.
15 million distributed in May 2018, > USD 60 million so far in 2018.
585,317 individuals reached with cash assistance in 2018 so far, 423,269 in May alone.
USD 116 million is urgently required to continue providing cash assistance to nearly 87,000 Syrian refugee families (some 435,000 individuals) across the region throughout the second half of 2018.
Since the onset of the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic, more than 5.3 million people, including 2.5 million children,5 have been living as registered refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt.6 More than 90 per cent of these refugees are living in host communities and facing challenging socio-economic conditions, including high poverty rates,7 high costs of living, limited livelihood opportunities and the exhaustion of savings.
By the end of November, approximately 2.34 million primary health care consultations were provided, and over 163,000 referrals were made to secondary or tertiary health care, representing 62 per cent and 71 per cent of the respective 2017 targets. Some highlights of the Health and Nutrition Sector across the region in November include: 3RP partners in Egypt have provided 11,633 curative and preventive primary healthcare consultations to Syrian refugees.
Plans in place to help protect 3.8 million vulnerable individuals from harsh weather this winter, but programme currently only 63 per cent funded.
Sitting in the single, unheated room that serves as their home in a run-down neighbourhood of the Lebanese capital Beirut, Samira and her husband Hussein have a familiar sense of foreboding at the prospect of their sixth winter in exile since fleeing the conflict in neighbouring Syria.
UN AND PARTNERS LAUNCH PLAN TO SUPPORT OVER FIVE MILLION SYRIAN REFUGEES AND COUNTRIES HOSTING THEM
December 12, 2017
AMMAN / GENEVA - United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), a USD 4.4 billion plan designed to support over five million refugees from Syria and the vulnerable communities hosting them in neighbouring countries.
By the end of August, approximately 1.86 million primary health care consultations were provided, representing over 49 per cent of the 2017 overall target, and over 113,000 referrals were made to secondary or tertiary health care. The number of health facilities supported across the region stands now at 234, and over 3,500 health care staff has been trained. Some highlights of the Health and Nutrition Sector across the region in August include:
By the end of October, approximately 2.14 million primary health care consultations were provided, and over 151,000 referrals were made to secondary or tertiary health care, representing 56 per cent and 66 per cent of the respective 2017 targets. The number of health facilities supported across the region stands now at 236, also 4,010 health care staff has been trained and over 707,800 children have been immunized. Some highlights of the Health and Nutrition Sector across the region in October include:
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The World Food Programme (WFP) plays a pivotal role in the food security of Syrian refugees within the Syria +5 region. WFP periodically reviews its operational approach, so it is timely to consider what the best modality for the next phase of the response might be, including the pros and cons of delivering assistance through unrestricted cash as opposed to food-restricted value vouchers electronically redeemed at designated WFP-contracted retailers.
The Initiative for School Meals and Social Protection in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region aims at enhancing the effectiveness and broadening the coverage and impact of school meals programmes as a key social protection instrument in support of poor and vulnerable children and marginalized communities. It embraces both crisis situations as well as more stable but vulnerable contexts, strengthening resilience and providing opportunities for more inclusive development pathways and social stability.
2017 Requirements: US$1,041,550,413
Bruxelles, le 6 décembre 2016
Le fonds fiduciaire régional de l'Union européenne en réponse à la crise syrienne a adopté un nouvel ensemble de mesures destinées à venir en aide aux réfugiés qui fuient la guerre en Syrie et à leurs communautés d'accueil mises à rude épreuve, pour un montant de 139 millions d'euros.
Brussels, 6 December 2016
The EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis adopted a new €139 million assistance package to help refugees fleeing the war in Syria and their overstretched host communities.
A special stabilisation package for Iraq is also included. The board meeting of the Trust Fund brought together the European Commission, EU Member States, representatives of Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey, as well as international financial institutions.
Italy has allocated a voluntary emergency contribution of 2 million euros to UNHCR to support the carrying out of sanitation and health interventions in Lebanon and Jordan.
Italy will fund two 1-million euro interventions in Lebanon and Jordan, respectively. More specifically, Italy's financing will help improve sanitation services in Lebanon. Thanks to the contribution, approximately 25,000 Syrian refugees currently staying in informal settlements will be able to enjoy better solid waste management (SWM) and wastewater treatment and recycling systems.
The following principles will guide the response for refugees by UNHCR:
Lebanon and Jordan have the highest number of refugees per capita worldwide, according to UNHCR. More than one million people have fled from Syria to Lebanon; Jordan is hosting more than 660,000 refugees. Raymond Chevalier, SOS Children’s Villages’ Director of Emergency Response for the Middle East and North Africa region, recently visited Lebanon to assess the SOS emergency response programme for Syrian refugees, and Jordan, where a refugee response programme is being developed.
This report presents the results of research conducted with female refugees living in North Jordan and South Lebanon who are Syrian Nationals (SN) and Palestinian Refugees from Syria (PRS) as well as gender based violence (GBV) case workers who provide services to refugee women and girls who experience GBV. Through focus group discussions, interviews, and clinic-based surveys, we have examined:
the scope of violence perpetrated against women and girl refugees from Syria living in Tyre, Saida, Ajloun, and Jerash;
Bern, 24.05.2016 - Having attended the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul where he discussed measures to jointly tackle violent conflict, major humanitarian challenges and the refugee crisis, the Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA, Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter, stopped off in Lebanon. In the capital, Beirut, he visited a number of projects in a show of support for the efforts being made by Switzerland and its partner organisations to improve the future prospects of people in Lebanon.
CARE has reached more than 2.34 million people affected by the Syria Crisis in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Egypt and Syria.