Regional Situation Report for Syria Crisis #68 April 2018

Publication Date: April 2018
Author: UNFPA Regional Syria Response Hub


In April, UNFPA Syria continued to respond to the aftermath of the hostilities in East Ghouta. With more than 158,000 people displaced, the situation remains alarming for civilians staying in the collective shelters, most of which do not have the capacity or infrastructure to accommodate the large number of people arriving.

UNFPA Syria is on the ground to meet the dire needs and to respond to the rapidly changing situation in the Afrin and East Ghouta area. UNFPA and its partners continue to provide integrated RH and GBV services, including family planning supplies and counselling, gynecological consultations, antenatal care including supplements, post-natal care, psychosocial support and referral for deliveries and comprehensive emergency obstetric and neonatal care.