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Situation Report #41: Recent Developments in Northwest Syria and RAATA (August/September 2022)

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. The first cholera case has been confirmed in northwest Syria on 19 September in Jarablus district in the Aleppo governorate.
  2. On 18 August, artillery shelling in Al Bab city hit a popular market, killing five children and 10 civilian men. Eight children, a woman and 33 civilian men were injured.
  3. In total, at least 14 civilians (including six children) were killed due to shelling and more than 30 civilians including 10 children were injured in August, according to OHCHR.
  4. According to HNAP, 13,260 people were newly internally displaced in August, almost double the amount in July and largely driven by the deteriorating economy.
  5. Underweight is an emerging significant problem of public health in north-west Syria. The SMART survey finds less than 1 out of 10 children is fed an adequate diet for their age.
Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Original Publication Date: 
19 Sep 2022
Document type: 
Situation Report
Coordination hub(s): 
Gaziantep
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Syria: Crisis 2011-2022