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UNFPA Regional Situation Report for the Syria Crisis — April 2021

Situation Report

In April 2021, the situation in Syria and the region remains dire and the needs high. The crisis region, which spans the Whole of Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt, continues to face a multitude of challenges, particularly in light of the recurrent waves of COVID-19 infections that continue to exacerbate existing challenges. A decade into this protracted crisis, people in need continue to endure the cumulative effects of years of instability, the risks of which are even higher due to the impacts of a far-reaching economic crisis.

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Escalation in Palestine - Situation Report No.2

Situation Report

Following the ceasefire agreed on Friday 21 May, the grave impact of the hostilities is becoming clear. Some 242 Palestinians were killed, including at least 66 children and 38 women, and at least 1948 people were wounded. At least 3,222 families (over 16,600 people) saw their homes damaged, according to the Ministry of Social Development.The health system in Gaza, already overwhelmed by many years of blockade of Gaza, and by the longstanding COVID-19 pandemic, is significantly overstretched. Nine hospitals were partially damaged and 19 health clinics were damaged in the hostilities, including one that sustained severe damage.

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Escalation in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, and Israel

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The situation in Gaza and the West Bank remains dire. As hostilities continue, civilian casualties continue to mount, particularly as air strikes target more densely populated communities. Given the already compromised protection and healthcare infrastructures in Gaza, health systems are on the verge of collapse —a reality further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Registered Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Iraq September, 2020

Fact Sheet

UNFPA ASRO in partnership with UNHCR MENA developed infographics addressing the demographic profile of registered Syrian refugees and asylum seekers in Four countries: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey. This new data allows a more nuanced understanding of the Syrian refugee population, focusing on women of reproductive age, adolescent girls, youth and older persons. The infographics provide policymakers with evidence to develop appropriate policies and programmes to ensure that the needs and rights of different population groups of Syrian refugees and asylum seekers are equitably addressed.

This infographic addresses the demographic profile of registered Syrian refugees and asylum seekers in Iraq.  

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Registered Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Jordan September, 2020

Fact Sheet

UNFPA ASRO in partnership with UNHCR MENA developed infographics addressing the demographic profile of registered Syrian refugees and asylum seekers in Four countries: Jordan, Turkey, Iraq, and Lebanon. This new data allows a more nuanced understanding of the Syrian refugee population, focusing on women of reproductive age, adolescent girls, youth and older persons. This infographic addresses the demographic profile of registered Syrian refugees and asylum seekers in Jordan.  

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Registered Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Lebanon September, 2020

Fact Sheet

UNFPA ASRO in partnership with UNHCR MENA developed infographics addressing the demographic profile of registered Syrian refugees and asylum seekers in Four countries: Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, and Iraq. This new data allows a more nuanced understanding of the Syrian refugee population, focusing on women of reproductive age, adolescent girls, youth and older persons.

The infographics provide policymakers with evidence to develop appropriate policies and programmes to ensure that the needs and rights of different population groups of Syrian refugees and asylum seekers are equitably addressed.

This infographics addresses the demographic profile of registered Syrian refugees and asylum seekers in Lebanon.   

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Registered Syrian Refugees in Turkey September, 2020

Fact Sheet

UNFPA ASRO in partnership with UNHCR MENA developed infographics addressing the demographic profile of registered Syrian refugees and asylum seekers in Four countries: Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, and Lebanon. This new data allows a more nuanced understanding of the Syrian refugee population, focusing on women of reproductive age, adolescent girls, youth and older persons.

The infographics provide policymakers with evidence to develop appropriate policies and programmes to ensure that the needs and rights of different population groups of Syrian refugees and asylum seekers are equitably addressed.

This infographic addresses the demographic profile of registered Syrian refugees and asylum seekers in Turkey.  

 

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The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

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The State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) 2021 builds on previous reports in the SoWMy series and represents an unprecedented effort to document the whole world’s Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health (SRMNAH) workforce, with a particular focus on midwives. It calls for urgent investment in midwives to enable them to fulfil their potential to contribute towards UHC and the SDG agenda.

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State of World Population 2021 - My Body is My Own

State of World Population Report

We have the inherent right to choose what we do with our body, to ensure its protection and care, to pursue its expression. The quality of our lives depends on it. In fact, our lives themselves depend on it.

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MY BODY IS MY OWN

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Bodily autonomy means having the power and agency to make choices over our bodies and futures, without violence or coercion. This includes when, whether or with whom to have sex. It includes when, whether or with whom you want to become pregnant. It means the freedom to go to a doctor whenever you need one.

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