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  • The number of displaced Syrians currently registered with UNHCR and the High Relief Commission (HRC) in North Lebanon is 7,058 persons. Most live with host families in the Wadi Khaled area. A few hundred reside in collective shelters. All are being assisted by the HRC, UNCHR and partners.
    highlight 05 Mar 2012 (11 years ago)
    Lebanon Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • There are also concentrations of displaced Syrians residing in other parts of Lebanon. UNHCR’s latest estimates with partners indicate that there are between 3,000-4,500 persons in need in the eastern Lebanon and several hundred in Beirut and areas further south. They are assisted by local NGOs, municipalities, and other partners. UNHCR is contributing to and expanding its efforts to meet humanitarian needs of these communities.
    highlight 05 Mar 2012 (11 years ago)
    Lebanon Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • UNHCR Jordan held an internal strategy meeting on Monday, March 19, as operation enters a new phase in response to Syrian unrest. The meeting presented an opportunity for broad-based discussion on the transition between an Iraqi-led operation to management of two distinct operations. An overarching theme was leveraging BO Amman\'s expertise in delivering assistance and protection in an urban context to Syrian persons of concern.
    highlight 19 Mar 2012 (11 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The Ramtha Transit Facility is increasingly under pressure as the number of individuals and families crossing the border illegally continues to rise. Figures for Ramtha have now exceeded 1,000 individuals with temporary shelters erected on-site. UNHCR is working closely with the Government of Jordan to identify the best manner in which to ensure protection and delivery of assistance in a timely and effective manner.
    highlight 29 Mar 2012 (11 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • Jordan - WFP have begun the distribution of food packages to vulnerable Syrians through implementing partners JHCO and the Jordanian Red Crescent.
    highlight 08 May 2012 (11 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • Jordan - Preparation work on Za'atri site in Mafraq is underway as part of contingency planning by UNHCR and JHCO. UNICEF is also working on the WASH infrastructure.
    highlight 19 Jul 2012 (11 years ago)
    Jordan Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • UNHCR estimates that last week 18,000 people crossed into Lebanon between Wednesday and Thursday. The numbers died down since Friday, with those entering from Syria -most from Damascus or Homs- largely being matched by those returning.
    highlight 24 Jul 2012 (11 years ago)
    Lebanon Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • The Ministry of Education (MoE) announced that Syrian children without certificates from Syria cannot officially enrol in Lebanese schools. While they can attend, they will not receive accreditation. UN agencies are requesting that this decision be rescinded. Most positively, the Ministry announced that it will facilitate Syrian families’ sheltering in abandoned public schools, and submitted a list of such schools to UNHCR and partners for mapping purposes.
    highlight 27 Jul 2012 (11 years ago)
    Lebanon Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • WFP has begun distributing food vouchers in Wadi Khaled and Akkar, and assessing suitable grocery stores to expand the programme in Tripoli.
    highlight 17 Aug 2012 (11 years ago)
    Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees
  • UNHCR identified 11 abandoned schools suitable to turn into shelters, and hopes to relocate 100 families staying in operational schools in the Bekaa.
    highlight 23 Aug 2012 (11 years ago)
    Lebanon Syrian Arab Republic Turkey / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Lebanon / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Jordan / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Egypt / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees Iraq / Iraq - IDPs / Syrian Arab Republic - Refugees