The purpose of this report is to provide relevant information for the assessment of international protection status determination, including refugee status and subsidiary protection, and in particular for use in updating EUAA’s country guidance development on Syria.
The report covers the period of August 2022 – August 2023, and provides an update of the EUAA COI report: Syria - Security situation (September 2022). The report should be read in conjunction with the EUAA COI report: Syria - Country Focus (October 2023).
The security situation report examines the nature of armed conflicts taking place in the territory, the nature of the violence and presence of armed actors in different areas, and the impact on civilians, for example in terms of casualties/fatalities and conflict-linked displacement.
The drafting of this report was finalised on 31 August 2023. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.