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Syria: Monitoring Violence against Health Care - Summary Report, September 2016

Monthly Summary Report for incidents reported to the Health Cluster Turkey Hub related to health.


During September 2016, thirty ve incidents on attacks to the health sector were reported. Thirteen of them were veried on 12 health facilities and a medical warehouse. Twenty two other attacks are in the process of verication. Of the veried attacks 8 happened in Aleppo, 3 in Idleb, 1 in Hama and 1 in Quneitra governorates. Hospital infrastructures were the most aected, 4 of them in Aleppo, 3 in Idleb, one in Hama and one in Quneitra governorates. In addition a medical warehouse and other 3 primary health care centers were impacted by an airstrike in Aleppo governorate. Collectively, the attacks resulted in the killing of at least 31 people including 4 health workers, and wounding at least ten including one health worker.


Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
World Health Organization
Original Publication Date: 
01 Oct 2016
Map/Infographic Type: 
Humanitarian Update
Syrian Arab Republic
Humanitarian Access
Human Rights and IHL
Syria: Crisis 2011-2021