Syria Winter Appeal
The conflict in Syria resulted in an unprecedented severe humanitarian situation in the history which is a matter of concern for the international community. According to the UN, 9.3 million people are directly affected by the crisis, 6.5 million Syrians are internally displaced and over 2.2 million refugees fled to the neighboring countries of which more than 500,000 are women and girls of reproductive age and 41,000 are pregnant (Regional Situational Report for Syria Crisis, Issue No.15, and November 2013). 66 cases of polio were confirmed up to 15 December 2013.
Islamic Relief Worldwide. (2013). Syria Winter Appeal. Islamic Relief Worldwide, Birmingham, [Online] Available: http://islamic-relief.org.my/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Islamic-Relief-Winter-Appeal-and-Update-December-2013.pdf