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

Publication Date: November 2016
Author: UNFPA Regional Syria Response Hub

Download

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

Related content

Resources
Regional Highlights All  countries  in  the  region  have  now  confirmed  COVID-19 cases  with  a  consistent  increase  in  infection  cases  and deaths including in some of the most fragile countries in the region such as Yemen, Somalia, Syria and Libya. People’s resilience...
Resources

As of 09 June, 2020, the Syrian Ministry of Health (MoH) has reported 144 COVID-19 cases across Syria: 76 active, 62 recoveries and 6 registered deaths.1 The first positive case was announced on 22 March 2020, with the first fatality reported on 29 March 2020.

Resources
In mid-May, UNFPA was forced to suspend support to lifesaving reproductive health services in 140 health facilities; with UNFPA's appeal for $100.5 million towards its humanitarian response receiving only $41.7 million by May.

Pages