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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 - March 2019

  • 6.2 million
    benefited from the support to water supply services, as well as from projects related to sanitation and power supply.
  • 5.3 million
    people were ensured safe drinking water across the country.
  • 1.3 million
    people have access to improved healthcare services.
  • 1 million
    people in 12 governorates received food. About 0.5 million were repeated recipients.
  • 270,000
    people in 12 governorates received essential items, including blankets, mattresses, hygiene kits, winter clothes, and school kits.
  • 57,000
    people benefited from the ICRC/SARC livelihood and agricultural projects by receiving 11,000 cereal kits.
  • 4,000
    people benefited from physical rehabilitation aid.

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