Regional Situation Report for Syria Crisis #53 1-31 January 2017

January 2017
Author: UNFPA Regional Syria Response Hub


UNFPA resumed providing services to Syrians stranded in the no-man’s land “the berm” between the Jordanian and Syrian borders, after months of disruption of services due to security reasons. UNFPA, working with a local implementing partner, established a new reproductive health clinic at the berm to serve more than 70,000 Syrian people living in dismal conditions. UNFPA also delivered 170,600 reproductive health and gender-based violence services to crisis-affected people across the country.

UNFPA Support in the Syrian Arab Republic in January 2017, from all channels:

  • 186,385 reproductive health services delivered to Syrians
  • 19,868 deliveries supported, including 7,842 C-section deliveries
  • 29,229 family planning services
  • 6,555 gender-based violence response services provided to Syrians
  • 888 women accessed women safe spaces

UNFPA Support in neighbouring countries affected by the crisis in January 2017: 

  • 31,098 reproductive health services delivered to Syrian refugees
  • 7,523 Syrian refugees received family planning services and consultations
  • 2,090 clients received gender-based violence services
  • 14,134 Syrian refugees accessed women safe spaces and participated in activities in camps and host communities
  • 2,419 Syrian refugees reached with gender-based violence related messages
  • 2,417 dignity kits distributed