The head of ACU's e-Warning said that after the liberation of wide parts of the province of Deir Ezzour, it became clear the size of the health crisis caused by Assad regime's years-long neglect of the province. The first case of polio in Deir Ezzour was detected by e-Warning in October of 2013. ACU's e-Warning is currently giving particular importance to Deir Ezzour province, through vigorous and daily monitoring of…
ACU'S teams in southern Syria helped set up refugee camps for the displaced people near the Jordanian border. Al Shajara camp was set up with a capacity of 400 tents, and it received more than sixty displaced families from Homs and Yabroud Rural Damascus, and around fifty families from Nawa, Dara'a. The camp contains a large kitchen and was set up just a short distance from a nearby bakery. The…
A number of associations and organizations concerned with the welfare of orphans organized a ceremony in Ortman Hotel in Kilis, Turkey. The ceremony included displaying a short film on the suffering of the Syrian children and some sketches by Syrian orphans. The ceremony also included an exhibition of children's drawings that reflect the plight of Syrian children. One hundred orphans and a number of mothers were honored, while some organizations…
Assistance Coordination Unit's (ACU) team in Jordan delivered relief aid during March to the needy households in Dara'a, Quneitra and some parts of rural Damascus in collaboration with local partners. The relief aid included more than 12,000 food rations, around 50 tons of dates, around 800 tons of flour, baby milk, rice, canned food, dates, yeast and others. The aid also included 12,000 winter coats, 18,000 winter covers, mattresses and…
The polio control task force completed the fourth round of the mobile vaccination campaign against polio on April 5th. Around 1,440,000 children in seven provinces received the anti-polio vaccine, distributed as follows; 590,000 children in Aleppo, 250,000 in Idlib, 220,000, in Raqqa, 300,000 in Deir Ezzour, 35,000 in Al-Hasakah, 38,000 and in Hama, and 5,000 in Latakia. The polio control task force launched earlier this year the six-round vaccination campaign…
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