Humanitarian Health Action

WHO Grade 3 emergency

Syrian Arab Republic donor update Q2 2017

Currently WHO and its partners are scaling up operations in north-east Syria to help ensure that wounded and critically ill patients have access to essential health care services. Read about these and other interventions implemented or supported by WHO in Q2 - 2017 from the donor report. WHO extends its sincere thanks to its health partners in Syria, many of whom risk their lives on a daily basis to bring health care to those most in need.

WHO Grade 3 emergency

Health services for displaced populations in north-east Syria

13 August 2017 – We are suffering around the clock" said Oum Ahmad, who left her home in rural Ar-Raqqa governorate due to intensified conflict, and is currently living in Al Bahra camp. To increase health services for people living in the camp, WHO provides medicines, medical supplies and equipment to organizations offering primary health care, mental health care, psychosocial support, and health activities.

Recent updates from Syria

Health sector funding requirements
US$ 459,248,121
(health partners including WHO)

WHO requirements
US$ 163,748,100

Natural disaster profiles

Access to water and sanitation

WHO and emergencies