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Syria crisis: The ICRC is helping both people inside Syria, who are facing extremely difficult conditions because of the conflict, and the hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq.

In cooperation with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, we are distributing food and other essentials, restoring water supplies and supporting medical services.

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In numbers

January-December 2021

  • 12 million
    people benefited from the various water and habitat activities implemented across the country
  • 1.5 million
    people received food assistance.
  • 570,000
    people received sheep, poultry, fodder, agricultural tools, and fertilizers in 13 governorates
  • 61,800
    people accessed healthcare services at 15 clinics and 17 mobile health centers supported by the ICRC, in addition to the medical support the ICRC provides to the DoH’s diabetes and leishmaniasis programs in 27 health care centers across the country
  • 482,000
    received mattresses, clothes and hygiene kits in 10 governorates
  • 108,000
    detainees in 10 governorates received mattresses, clothes, and hygiene kits
  • 700
    oral greetings and Red Cross Messages were exchanged between individuals separated from their families and their loved ones
  • 1,700
    people participated in briefing sessions on ICRC activities in Syria
  • 108,000
    people from conflict-affected communities in 12 governorates attended awareness sessions on the dangers of mines and other explosive remnants of war, delivered by SARC risk education teams, trained, and supported by the ICRC

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