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…

Jordan: Understanding remittance flows from Syrian refugees amidst prolonged conflict and displacement

The protracted crisis in Syria has resulted in mass displacement of the country’s population, as millions have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. In Jordan alone, nearly 660,000 Syrian refugees are currently registered with UNHCR. The agency reports that 70% of Read more…