One in three children cannot be reached with vaccines.
There are 4.5 million people in need in hard-to-reach and besieged areas.
The number of people seeking mental health care is increasing – current estimates indicate 600 000 people are living with severe mental illness in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Health partners will target 11.5 million people in 2016 (4.5 million internally displaced people and 7 million people in host communities), including over 3.1 million children under the age of five years old and pregnant and lactating women.
The conflict has left two-thirds of the public hospitals destroyed or only partly functioning, while the shortage of specialised medical staff, ambulances, equipment and medical supplies has increased the number of preventable deaths.