Regional Situation Report for Syria Crisis #51 1-30 November 2016

November 2016
Author: UNFPA Regional Syria Response Hub

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UNFPA expressed its concern over the attack on two of its supported maternity facilities in Syria. The UNFPA-supported maternity hospital in Idlib was bombed on November 25, which is the day that marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. M2 hospital in East Aleppo was also bombed in November, leaving five causalities. UNFPA Syria participated in three convoys to hard-to-reach areas, one in Madaya-Rural Damascus and two in Homs reaching a total of 1,900 women and girls.

UNFPA support in the Syrian Arab Republic in November 2016:

  • 381,081 reproductive health services delivered to Syrians
  • 18,350 deliveries supported, including 7,761 C-section deliveries
  • 51,686 family planning services
  • 7,842 gender-based violence response services provided to Syrians
  • 7,778 women accessed women safe spaces

UNFPA support in neighbouring countries affected by the crisis in November 2016:

  • 43,394 reproductive health services delivered to Syrian refugees
  • 11,531 Syrian refugees benefited from family planning services and consultations
  • 2,735 clients received gender-based violence services
  • 9,639 Syrian refugees accessed women safe spaces and participated in activities in camps and host communities
  • 6,583 Syrian refugees reached with gender-based violence related messages
  • 18,078 dignity kits distributed