Iran Humanitarian Situation Report January-December 2021

Humanitarian Action for Children


  • Due to public vaccination (partly supported by UNICEF), Iran has witnessed a recent decline in COVID-19 daily hospitalization and deaths, while observers alarming the initiation a new wave with Omicron as the prevalent variant. All provinces are labeled in blue or yellow (low- to medium-risk) categories.
  • On 31 December 2021, WHO reported that the cumulative COVID-19 death toll in Iran has risen to 131,606 (34 new daily deaths) and 6,037,090 total confirmed cases (1,703 new daily cases).
  • In total, 116,210,697 vaccine doses have been administered. 51,194,091 individuals receiving two doses and 5,517,736 individuals receiving 3 doses (WHO weekly vaccination update, 26 December 2021)
  • The 2021 HAC still faced a funding gap of 53 percent. Without sufficient funding, ICO was not able to implement many of the planned activities.
Iran Humanitarian Situation Report January-December 2021

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