Humanitarian Health Action

Syrian Arab Republic appeal documents

2015

  • June 2015

    Syria crises: Donor update Q2 (April - June)

    According to the United Nations, the conflict in Syria has brought about the largest humanitarian crisis since World War II. More than 12.2 million people are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. Almost 8 million people have been internally displaced, and over 4 million have fled to bordering countries, particularly Turkey and Lebanon.

  • June 2015

    Syria crises: Donor update Q1 (January - March)

    Humanitarian needs have increased twelve fold since the beginning of the crisis, with 12.2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, including 7.6 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and 4.8 million in hard-to-reach areas; over 220 000 killed and more than one million injured. Meanwhile, 56% of all public hospitals was either partially functioning or completely out of service and 35% was inaccessible as of end of March 2015; while, 48% of all public health centres as of end of 2014 was partially damaged or completely out of service. Water-borne diseases were on the increase due to the deterioration of water and sanitation services particularly in Aleppo, Deir ez-Zor, Idlib, and Yarmouk camp in Damascus.

  • February 2015

    WHO achievements in 2014 in Syrian Arabic Republic and role in SRP 2015

    To respond to the acute health needs in 2015 of the estimated 12.2 Million affected people by the crisis in Syria. There are 7.6 Million Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and 2.7 Million have lost their jobs. WHO requests US$ 116 Million to be able to continue providing lifesaving medicines, medical supplies and equipment to a growing number of extremely vulnerable people in need across the whole country.

2014

2013

  • 15 December 2013

    Syrian Arab Republic Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan (SHARP) 2014

    The SHARP remains complementary to government led humanitarian response and other appeal frameworks such as those issued by the ICRC and IFRC. The humanitarian response under this plan will be implemented in full coordination with the Government of Syria and in accordance with UN General Assembly Resolution 46/182 (“Strengthening of the Coordination of Humanitarian Emergency Assistance of the United Nations”) and the Guiding Principles in its Annex. Humanitarian partners renew their commitment to deliver humanitarian aid with full respect to the sovereignty of the Syrian Arab Republic. This plan also underscores the need to ensure the timely delivery of humanitarian assistance.

  • September 2013

    WHO donor update the Syrian Arab Republic

    Quarter three report. To continue its response to the acute health needs of the estimated 6.8 million people affected by the crisis, including IDPs, until the end of the year, WHO requires additional funding support of US$ 56 million.

  • January - December 2013

    Revised Syria Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan (SHARP)

    In collaboration with the Government of Syria, humanitarian actors—United Nations (UN) agencies, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) in Syria—are launching a revised Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan for the period from 1 January to 31 December 2013, in order to address large-scale humanitarian needs throughout all 14 governorates.

  • January - December 2013

    Syria Regional Response Plan

    In collaboration with the Government of Syria, humanitarian actors—United Nations (UN) agencies, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) in Syria—are launching a revised Humanitarian Assistance Response Plan for the period from 1 January to 31 December 2013, in order to address large-scale humanitarian needs throughout all 14 governorates.

  • June 2013

    Health in Syrian Arab Republic

    Dashboard on public health concerns and WHO Activities in the Syrian Arab Republic.

  • June 2013

    Health - regional response to the crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic

    Dashboard on public health concerns and WHO Activities in the Syrian Arab Republic and neighbouring countries.

  • 9 April 2013

    Donor update

    The World Health Organization (WHO) requires US$ 39.8 million until June 2013 to respond to the acute health needs of populations affected by the crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic, estimated at almost four million persons, including internally displaced persons (IDPs) and returnees.

  • January 2013

    Health response to the crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic and neighbouring countries

    WHO requires US$ 56 million to address the health needs of the populations affected by the crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic and neighbouring countries in 2013.

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Access to water and sanitation

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