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Situation Report #30: Recent Developments in Northwest Syria and RAATA (August 2021)


  1. COVID-19 cases have increased across north-west Syria since mid-August, with more than 1,000 daily cases recorded in the past few weeks.
  2. Since June 2021, an escalation in hostilities resulted in 86 civilians killed and 205 civilians injured (UN Human Rights Office – OHCHR).
  3. The Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, undertook a seven-day visit to Syria, Lebanon and Turkey between 28 August and 3 September.
  4. WFP humanitarian aid reached north-west Syria from Government-controlled areas on 30 – 31 August in the first crossline mission since 2017.
  5. A Humanitarian Needs Assessment Programme (HNAP) report on livelihoods shows even among people with work, nine out of ten live in extreme poverty.


Operacione(s)/Espacio(s) web: 
Oficina de Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios de las Naciones Unidas
Fecha de publicación original: 
13 Sep 2021
Tipo de documento: 
Reporte de situación SitRep
Centro de coordinación: 
Syria: Crisis 2011-2021