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Syrian Arab Republic: Aleppo Situation Report No. 16 - 13 March 2017 [EN/AR]

Highlights 

- A total of 141,493 people have been registered in the newly accessible neighbourhoods of Aleppo city. Some 45,850 people remain displaced towards the western part of the city, and 5,275 people reside in the Jibreen collective shelter, some of them newly displaced from rural eastern Aleppo.

- On 8 February 2017, the SARC Aleppo distribution point in Al-Hamadaniya neighborhood was impacted by shelling, resulting in the death of one SARC staff and two beneficiaries, and the injury of an additional seven SARC volunteers and staff and many beneficiaries.

- Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) and landmines continue to put civilians in Aleppo at risk, and have led to severe injuries (24 cases reported) and deaths (16 cases reported) in February.

- To help address the magnitude of humanitarian needs in Aleppo, the HC-led Syria Humanitarian Fund has allocated US$19 million to eight sectoral and multi-sectoral projects. 

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
13 Mar 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report