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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
    and more people benefited from different water and habitat interventions across the country
  • 1.5 million
    people in 7 governorates received food parcels
  • 570,000
    people received sheep, poultry, fodder, fertilizers, and agricultural tools in 13 governorates
  • 61,800
    and more people had access to healthcare services through the ICRC’s support to 15 polyclinics and 17 mobile health units, in addition to health support to diabetes and leishmaniases programs of the Ministry of Health in 27 facilities across the country
  • 482,000
    received mattresses, clothes and hygiene kits in 10 governorates
  • 108,000
    conflict-affected people in 12 governorates attended sessions on risks related to mines and other explosive remnants of war
  • 700
    oral greetings and Red Cross Messages were exchanged between individuals separated from their families and their loved ones
  • 1,700
    people from affected communities across the country attended awareness sessions about ICRC activities in Syria

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