Regional Situation Report for Syria Crisis #52 1-31 December 2016

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

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UNFPA Syria opened a new Women's & Girls' Safe Space (WGSS) in Damascus, raising the total number of WGSSs in the government-controlled areas in the country to 14.

UNFPA Support in the Syrian Arab Republic in December 2016, from all channels:

  • 263,351 reproductive health services delivered to Syrians
  • 19,878 deliveries supported, including 7,900 C-section deliveries
  • 47,285 family planning services
  • 7,402 gender-based violence response services provided to Syrians
  • 8,990 women and girls accessed women safe spaces

UNFPA Support in neighbouring countries affected by the crisis in December 2016: 

  • 32,417 reproductive health services delivered to Syrian refugees
  • 9,631 Syrian refugees received family planning services and consultations
  • 2,468 gender-based violence services provided
  • 16,156 Syrian refugees accessed women's and girls' safe spaces and participated in activities in camps and host communities
  • 9,416 Syrian refugees reached with gender-based violence-related messages
  • 7,426 Syrian refugees provided with dignity kits
  • 10,389 family hygiene kits distributed

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