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Situation Report 3: Recent Developments in Northwestern Syria as of 24 May 2019

Situation Report 3: Recent Developments in Northwestern Syria as of 24 May 2019

• Ongoing conflict in northwest Syria continues to impact civilians, civilian infrastructure, and humanitarian service provision in the de-escalation zone of northern Hama, southern Idleb governorates, and the countryside of Aleppo.

• More than 200,000 people were displaced between 1 and 16 May, while 20 health facilities, three IDP settlements, and one refugee camp were reportedly affected by hostilities. This number is in addition to those people displaced prior to that date. There are unconfirmed local reports that up to 25 schools have been affected since the beginning of May.

• The humanitarian response is ongoing with tens of thousands of people being provided food, protection, nutrition, health, shelter, education and WASH services, while critical gaps remain across sectors.

 

Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Original Publication Date: 
24 May 2019
Document type: 
Situation Report
Coordination hub(s): 
Gaziantep
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Syria: Crisis 2011-2019