January 2013, Syria: A displaced family in the suburb of Sanoura, Damascus. Over 2 million people are displaced in Syria, many of them living in shelters with inadequate protection against the harsh winter. Credit: OCHA/David Gough
January 2013, Syria: Despite insecurity and limited funding, aid organizations are reaching affected families in Government and opposition-held areas. UN agencies are now working with more local non-government partners to scale up food aid to reach all 2.5 million in need. Credit: OCHA/David Gough
January 2013, Syria: Vaccination campaigns against polio and measles have reached millions of children in nearly all governorates. Here, a family from Aleppo supported by UN agencies and humanitarian partners. Credit: OCHA/David Gough
January 2013, Lebanon: Over 650,000 people have fled the conflict, living as refugees in neighbouring countries like Lebanon. Credit: OCHA/David Gough
January 2013, Lebanon: Emergency directors from various UN agencies and OCHA Operations Director John Ging (centre) visited a WFP/UNHCR distribution centre in Bar Elias, located close to the Syrian border. Credit: OCHA/ David Gough.
January 2013, Lebanon: At the distribution centre, humanitarian workers prepare vouchers that will allow refugees to collect essential relief supplies for their families. Over 215,000 refugees from Syria are in Lebanon. Credit: OCHA/ David Gough
January 2013, Lebanon: Humanitarian partners set up a Child Friendly Space at a refugee camp in Lebanon where children receive psychosocial support and access to education. Credit OCHA/David Gough.
January 2013, Lebanon: Children have been particularly affected by the conflict and displacement. At playgroups in Child Friendly Spaces, they can experience some normality. Credit OCHA/David Gough