29 September 2023
Syria: Capacity-strengthening needs in NWS non-government-controlled areas
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This report explores the capacity-strengthening needs of the local NGOs (LNGOs) headquartered and registered in Türkiye and the local responders operating in the nongovernment- controlled areas of Northwest Syria (NWS) – Idleb and northern Aleppo – following the February 2023 earthquake response and the July 2023 non-renewal of the UNSC cross-border resolution. The capacity-strengthening needs are categorised based on the three strategic pillars of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy (HLA).
04 August 2023
Northern Syria: key crises to watch
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This report provides an overview of three key humanitarian crises in northern Syria that are expected to deteriorate or see a significant humanitarian impact in the next 6 to 12 months.
21 July 2023
Syria: Cross-border resolution expiration
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This report aims to provide an overview of the humanitarian impact of the failure of the UN Security Council to renew the mandate for crossborder delivery of humanitarian aid into Northwest Syria (NWS) after its expiry on 10 July 2023 and the contextual dynamics around this.
16 June 2023
Syria: Assessing increased protection risks and vulnerabilities after the earthquakes
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The report provides an overview of the main protection threats in NWS that the February earthquakes have worsened. It is not a comprehensive list of all protection threats in the region. The analysis includes the differentiated impact on the population and the most at-risk groups.
15 March 2023
Syria: humanitarian access and response capacity in areas affected by the earthquakes
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This report provides a snapshot of the humanitarian access situation and response capacity in northwestern Syria since 6 February, in both GCAs and NGCAs affected by the earthquakes. It is directed at informing humanitarian operational responders and decision makers to support response-planning.
14 March 2023
Syria/Türkiye: Update on the impact of earthquakes
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One month after the earthquakes that hit Türkiye and Syria on 6 February 2023, recovery response is still underway. The earthquakes severely affected northwestern Syria, where about 4.5 million people live. In Türkiye, the most affected provinces are Adana, Adıyaman, Diyarbakır, Elazıg, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kahramanmaras, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye, and Sanlıurfa, where about 14 million people reside, including 1.8 million Syrian refugees.
17 February 2023
Syria/Türkiye earthquakes: what to watch over the next month
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This report provides an overview exposition of what to watch for over the next month, highlighting key variables to monitor that could play a role in the development of the crisis, can contribute to informing the strategic planning, programming, and preparedness of humanitarian responders.
13 February 2023
Profiles of earthquake-affected areas in Syria and Turkiye
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This report provides an overview of the humanitarian needs resulting from the earthquakes in some of the most affected areas of Türkiye and Syria. The report aims to highlight key needs, the key population groups affected, compounding factors, and access constraints in the respective regions.
07 February 2023
Earthquakes in southeastern Türkiye and northwestern Syria
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On 6 February 2023 at 4:17h, local time in Türkiye (01:17 GMT), an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit Türkiye and northwestern Syria. It mainly affected the cities of Adana, Adiyaman, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kahraman Maras, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye, and Sanliurfa in southeastern Türkiye and Aleppo, Hama, Idlib, Lattakie, and Tartous governorates in northwestern Syria
14 December 2022
Syria: impact of winter in the Northwest
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During 2022-2023 winter season, six million people across Syria will be in urgent need of winter assistance, an increase of 28% from the 2021 figure. The winter weather is expected to compound the existing humanitarian needs of displaced people affected by over ten years of crisis.
27 September 2022
Syria: Cholera outbreak in the northeastern regions
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On 10 September 2022, the Syrian Ministry of Health announced a cholera outbreak after 15 confirmed cases and one death. By that time, at least 936 cases of severe acute watery diarrhoea and six related deaths had been identified in the country, possibly linked to the cholera outbreak.
03 March 2021
Syria: Humanitarian needs in Afrin
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Humanitarian needs remain critical in Afrin district, Aleppo governorate, in northwest Syria (NWS) – almost four years after the Olive Branch operation in 2018, which saw the Turkish Armed Forces and the Syrian National Army gain full control over the district. This report analyses the most urgent humanitarian needs for the population of Afrin.
21 October 2019
Syria: Displacement in the Northeast
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Airstrikes and ground attacks hit multiple towns and cities in the northeast of Syria after Turkey launched a military offensive into the Kurdish-held territory on 9 October. As of 18 October, fighting between Turkish Armed Forces and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces caused over 146 civilian casualties and displaced at least 190,000 people from their homes.
09 May 2019
Syria: Displacement in the northwest
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Conflict between the Government of Syria and armed opposition groups has intensified since the beginning of 2019, and escalated since 28 April, in northern Hama governorate and southern Idleb governorate, causing a wave of displacement.
04 July 2018
Syria: Rapid displacement in the south
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Escalation of hostilities between the Government of Syria and armed opposition groups have been ongoing since 17 June in Dar’a governorate, driving displacement within Dar’a and into neighbouring governorates. As of 2 July, over 270,000 people have been displaced, including at least 164,000 to Quneitra and 60,000 to the areas near Jordanian border.
22 January 2018
Syria: Displacement in the Northwest
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Conflict between the Government of Syria and armed opposition groups has intensified since November 2017 in northern Hama governorate, southern Idleb governorate, and southern Aleppo governorate, causing a wave of displacement. Some 212,000 people have been displaced since 15 December, the majority into central and northern Idleb.
15 November 2017
Syria: Conflict in Eastern Ghouta
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Approximately 426,000 people living in besieged Eastern Ghouta are affected by protracted conflict and recent deterioration of access restraints. Despite the area being the part of the de-escalation agreement, the government forces renewed their airstrikes and shelling as of the end of September, which resulted in damage and loss of civilian infrastructure, hospitals, and schools.
19 September 2017
Movement back to Syria: scenarios
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ACAPS and the Mixed Migration Platform have produced a new set of scenarios, outlining possible developments in Syria and neighbouring countries over the next nine months. Following scenario-building workshops, five scenarios were identified. The report outlines triggers that could drive these scenarios, as well as the impact and humanitarian consequences of each scenario.
09 June 2017
Syria: displacement in ar Raqqa
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The Syrian Democratic Forces campaign to retake areas of ar Raqqa governorate currently under IS control has been ongoing since November 2016. The campaign has generated considerable, mostly short-term displacement. As of end-May, over 205,000 had been displaced, mostly within ar Raqqa governorate.