Syria

Syria

WFP Syria Situation Report #7, July 2021

Post date Monday, 23 August, 2021 - 10:43
Month(s) covered 2021-07
Document Type Situation Report
Content Themes Resilience, Agriculture, Markets, Livelihoods, Food Assistance, Food Security
Sources WFP

Highlights:

  • WFP dispatched humanitarian assistance sufficient for an estimated 4.9 million people across all activities in Syria in July.
  • Food prices continued to decrease across Syria for the third consecutive month, according to the latest WFP data, with a one percent decrease in June 2021. Food prices however remain 102 percent higher than 12 months ago.
  • Increased hostilities and heavy shelling were reported from Dar’a al-Balad in July; displacements to Dar’a city were reported as a result. WFP triggered its emergency response in July through the dispatch of ready-to-eat rations.
  • The UN Security Council authorized on 09 July the continued cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid from Turkey for six months through the Bab al-Hawa border crossing.
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