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Syria Crisis: Ar-Raqqa Situation Update No. 1 (As of 31 January 2017) [EN/AR]


 On 6 November 2016, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) initiated Operation Wrath of Euphrates and advanced towards Ar-Raqqa city.

 An estimated 35,000 to 40,000 people were displaced during advances, yet, most displacement has been short-term.

 Reportedly, vital infrastructure has been destroyed by ISIL upon their withdrawal and levels of UXO contamination are high. 

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
14 Feb 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report