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Situation Report 1: Recent Developments in North-western Syria as of 10 May 2019


  • Conflict activity has increased in northwest Syria, exacerbating the impact of recent hostilities on the civilian population, infrastructure and services in northern Hama and southern Idleb governorates.
  • At least, 180,000 people were displaced between 29 April and 9 May, while 15 health facilities, 16 schools, and 3 IDP settlements are reportedly affected due to hostilities.
  • The humanitarian response is scaling up to meet people’s need, and this response comes in addition to the existing response.
  • Many humanitarian responders and service providers are part of the affected population.
  • The humanitarian community is responding in accordance with their readiness plan that had been prepared in the case of a large-scale escalation of conflict in northwest Syria.
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
10 May 2019
Document type: 
Situation Report
Humanitarian Assistance
Coordination hub(s): 
Syria: Crisis 2011-2019