The security and political situation remains tense, with sporadic fighting between armed groups and killings of civilians and aid workers in various states.

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UNFPA participated in two interagency convoys to Homs in Syria and four in Rural Damascus reaching a total of 12,250 persons in these hard-to-reach areas.

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When Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti on 4 October, it caused the worse devastation since the 2010 earthquake. UNFPA is assessing the needs of affected women and girls, and is providing care, support and assistance.

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In Syrian Arab Republic: 210,105 reproductive health services delivered to Syrians 11,677 deliveries supported, including 3,435 C-section deliveries 5,215 gender-based violence response services provided to Syrians 7,...

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Major breakthrough in delivery of life-saving humanitarian assistance, following long delays in deliveries.

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UNFPA in Turkey, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, has supported six new health facilities, raising the number of UNFPA-supported health facilities to 23. UNFPA also opened three new women and girls safe...

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UNFPA has delivered a total of 370 sexual and reproductive health kits (including for post-rape treatment) and 38,000 gynaecological kits to hospitals and clinics in conflict-affected regions of eastern Ukraine since...

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The resurgence of violence in July and August resulted in increased inflow of civilians into Protection of Civilian (POC) sites, particularly in Juba and Wau. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (...

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The cessation of peace talks in early August 2016 without a peace agreement being reached has seen the intensification of fighting across the country, including an alarming increase in airstrikes.

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In July 2016, UNFPA reached thousands of women and girls in Syria with critically needed support.

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