Syria Crisis - Situation Report April 2016

Syria Crisis - Situation Report April 2016
Apr 2016

Highlights

  • 13.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, with the crisis now in its sixth year.
  • 6.5 million people are displaced internally, and 4.8 million people are registered refugees in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.
  • 8.7 million people are food insecure – half of the people remaining in Syria.
  • In 2015, FAO reached nearly 1.5 million people inside Syria with agricultural assistance.
  • FAO’s appeal for Syria in 2016 remains significantly underfunded: USD 86.5 million needed under the Humanitarian Response Plan – 6% funded.