Syria: Threats of shelling, lack of healthcare and no access to education – The needs of IDPs in Idleb mount as conflict continues

An estimate of 1.4 million internally displaced persons or IDPs reside in Idleb governorate and the surrounding opposition-held areas of western Aleppo and north-western Hama. The figure has come to represent one of Syria’s largest IDP populations and a vast Read more…

Syria: Despite reduction in conflict, access to services remains highly limited in Deir-ez-Zor governorate

Since mid-2017, ongoing conflict has led to displacement from and within Deir-ez-Zor governorate, totalling an estimated 230,000 persons from July to mid-December. The recent de-escalation of conflict in parts of the governorate has allowed limited humanitarian access for the first Read more…

Syria: Services and infrastructure remain limited in Ar-Raqqa city as residents return

Following months of intense conflict, Ar-Raqqa city was completely evacuated of civilians in late October 2017. Despite widespread damage, high levels of unexploded ordnance (UXO) contamination and a lack of basic services, residents began returning to their homes in large Read more…