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IDPs in Syria

Refugees in Syria

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People in Need in Syria JSON 
14,560,823
Last updated 31 Dec 2021
Source - Syria Humanitarian Response Plan
IDPs Population in Syria JSON 
6,754,237
Last updated 31 May 2022
Source - UNHCR, OCHA
IDP Returnees in Syria JSON 
83,913
Last updated 31 Aug 2022
Source - Syria Humanitarian Response Plan 
IDPs in Syria by Governorate JSON 
IDPs in Syria by Governorate
Location name Source Data date Population
Aleppo UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  18.8%
1,267,862
Homs UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  4.4%
299,525
Ar-Raqqa UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  2.1%
144,787
Idleb UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  28.1%
1,899,293
Hama UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  3.2%
214,036
Rural Damascus UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  16.2%
1,097,352
Damascus UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  8.9%
600,097
Quneitra UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  0.1%
3,418
Dar'a UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  1.0%
68,792
Tartous UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  2.7%
180,735
As-Sweida UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  1.1%
70,931
Lattakia UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  6.6%
447,947
Al-Hasakeh UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  4.5%
305,648
Deir-ez-Zor UNHCR, OCHA 31 May 2022
  2.3%
153,814

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Refugees and Asylum seekers by country of origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Iraq UNHCR 31 Jul 2022
  84.9%
19,335
Afghanistan UNHCR 31 Jul 2022
  5.3%
1,214
Sudan UNHCR 31 Jul 2022
  3.6%
824
Others UNHCR 31 Jul 2022
  3.2%
718
Somalia UNHCR 31 Jul 2022
  1.5%
351
Yemen UNHCR 31 Jul 2022
  1.4%
327


Refugees and Asylum seekers by Age and Gender JSON 
Source - UNHCR
Self-organized Refugee Returns to Syria 2016-2022 JSON 
336,496
Last updated 31 Aug 2022
Source - UNHCR 
Self-organized Refugee Returns to Syria by Year JSON 
* The numbers reported are only those verified or monitored by UNHCR and do not reflect the entire number of returns, which may be significantly higher.
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    UNHCR Syria Achievements - September 2022

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    Publish date: 17 November 2022 (9 days ago)
    Create date: 19 November 2022 (6 days ago)
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    UNHCR Syria Core relief items factsheet- October 2022

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    Many people fled their houses during the Syria crisis, often leaving their belongings behind. When returning to their homes, many found their houses damaged and without essential items. Core relief it...
    Publish date: 19 October 2022 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR Syria Operational Update - September 2022

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    UNHCR provides protection and assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced people, returnees, stateless people and host community members based on their identified needs and vulnerabil...
    Publish date: 16 October 2022 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR plans to support people in dire need with winterization assistance. The planned interventions are in the form of cash assistance and in-kind assistance, including tents, winter clothes, and blan...
    Publish date: 2 November 2022 (24 days ago)
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    Publish date: 19 October 2022 (1 month ago)
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    Publish date: 16 October 2022 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR Syria Operational Update - August 2022

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    The Syria crisis is now in its twelfth year. The UN estimates that 14.6 million people need humanitarian assistance across the country, a 9 per cent increase from the previous year.
    Publish date: 31 August 2022 (2 months ago)
    Create date: 14 October 2022 (1 month ago)
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    UNHCR Syria Population of Concern Overview Map - 31 July 2022

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    Publish date: 1 August 2022 (3 months ago)
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    UNHCR Syria Achievements - September 2022

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    UNHCR Syria - Key Figures and Achievements
    Publish date: 30 June 2022 (4 months ago)
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    UNHCR Syria Achievements and Key Figures
    Publish date: 31 March 2022 (7 months ago)
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    UNHCR Syria - Key Figures and Achievements 2021
    Publish date: 31 December 2021 (10 months ago)
    Create date: 14 October 2022 (1 month ago)
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    Publish date: 30 June 2022 (4 months ago)
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    UNHCR Syria: 2022 Strategy and Response Plan Overview

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    In 2022, UNHCR’s engagement maintains emergency response capacity and assistance to IDPs in protracted displacement, in parallel to strengthening access to protection and enhancing resilience of commu...
    Publish date: 31 March 2022 (7 months ago)
    Create date: 14 October 2022 (1 month ago)
  • Overview of Syria operation

    The decade-long crisis in Syria continues to affect millions of lives. According to the 2022 Humanitarian Needs Overview, some 14.6 million people need humanitarian assistance, a 9 per cent increase from the previous year. There are an estimated 6.7 million people internally displaced across the country. In addition, as of end-June, some 20,200 refugees and asylum-seekers were registered with UNHCR in Syria. UNHCR provides protection and assistance to refugees, internally displaced people, returnees and stateless people based on identified needs and vulnerabilities.

    Funding Status (2022)
    $465,210,516
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 25 October 2022 (1 month ago)
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    Everyone has a right to safety, and to access food – UNHCR’s Grandi’s message from Syria

    © UNHCR/Hameed Maarouf, 14 Sep 2022

    DAMASCUS, Syria – UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, urged much more support to address the staggering humanitarian needs in Syria after a visit to the country that ended today. Read more

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    From internally displaced to businesswoman: a story of resilience, hope and gratefulness

    © UNHCR/Saad Sawas, 15 Jul 2022

    After having fled her home with her family eight years, ago, Amina, mother of six, decided recently to return with her children to her home in Ar-Rastan city, Homs Governorate. The sole breadwinner of her family, Amina, a bright, optimistic and energetic 43-year old, decided to start her own busine... Read more

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    Deir-ez-Zor residents find help to rebuild lives from the city’s ruins

    By Vivian Tou’meh in Deir-ez-Zor, Syria, 11 May 2022

    After years of fighting destroyed much of eastern Syria’s largest city and displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, UNHCR is helping families get back on their feet. Standing beside their parched fields on the once fertile banks of the Euphrates River outside Deir-ez-Zor, eastern Syria’s lar... Read more

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