UNICEF still urgently needs US$127 million of the US$226 million goal for the emergency response. Over 1 million children face severe malnutrition in ten countries in the region.
This represents an increase of 110,000 people in besieged locations and 800,000 in hard-to-reach locations, further highlighting the increasing challenges for humanitarians seeking to assist people across Syria.
Violence has caused alarming levels of food insecurity, disrupted livelihoods for thousands and affected access to vital community services, as the ICWG identifies over 100,000 people in need.
Over 21,000 individuals are still living in camps after the earthquakes, which have by now deteriorated and are not built to withstand the effects of the oncoming monsoon season.