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UNFPA Syria Humanitarian Response to the Humanitarian Needs in Dara’a Flash Update #1 (01- 07 August 2021)

Approximately 55,000 people reside in Dar’a Al-Balad, an area of Dara’a city. The current clashes follow weeks of tensions in the area. At this time, one road – Dar’a Al-Balad - Sijneh – remains open to civilian and commercial traffic and local markets and two bakeries are functional.

As of 6 August, it is reported that 20,565 people have been displaced across Dara’a governorate since 27 July. From reports of UNFPA implementing partners (IPs) on the ground, the great majority of the displaced population is women and children. Most of those displaced are hosted by the local community while 1585 are in shelters.