Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI) Sectors’ Publications

Over 1.75 million children and adolescents are out of school. 1 in 3 schools is either damaged, destroyed or occupied. Four out of five Syrians live in poverty.

1.2 million houses have been partially damaged, out of which 400,000 have been totally destroyed causing millions of people to flee to collective shelters, schools, public spaces, tower buildings, unfinished buildings, hospitals, basements, mosques and churches or to host families mostly from the local communities and other areas.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is leading the Shelter Sector and NFI Sector of the Humanitarian Response in Syria. And in cooperation with the sectors’ members including UN Agencies and International and National NGOs, the Shelter Sector reached 145,350 people with shelter solutions so far in 2018, and the NFI Sector delivered 2,100,899 basic household items to 829 people across Syria. Read more in:

Annual Needs Assessments Report

In close coordination with sector partners, the Shelter and NFI Sectors carried out this needs assessment between July and August 2016 inside Syria. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) took the lead in developing the data collection instruments while sector members took the lead in the social preparation and in the actual data gathering. The metadata and findings of this needs assessment are stated in the following sections.



For more information, please visit the official website for Shelter and NFI Sector in Syria.