By Razan Rashidi Damascus- 5, October- 2015- It was Jana’s first day at school. “I walked her to class and stayed outside. I roamed for hours in the neighbourhood, fearing a mortar attack,” said her mother Laila, recalling her experience. “I told myself; if something bad happens, I would reach her faster and hopefully […]
An entire generation of children is being shaped in the rubble of violence. The largest displacement of Syrians (8 million people) is happening within the country, half of them are children who have been uprooted from their homes.
Reposted from the UNICEF connect blog: https://blogs.unicef.org/blog/the-syrian-conflict-and-europes-refugee-crisis-in-numbers/
30 September 2015, Za’atari Refugee Camp, Jordan – UN General Assembly grounds, New York: Coinciding with the week when global leaders officially adopted the Sustainable Development Goals 2016-2030 at the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, UNICEF and the UN Millennium campaign have established a digital portal that is enabling children […]
This year, UNICEF and WFP are collaborating through an integrated package of food and education supplies to encourage children to return back to school. In the first half of 2015, WFP provided on site snacks to 163,000 school children in 300 primary schools in Aleppo, Rural Damascus, Tartous, Homs and Hassakeh, while UNICEF supported the […]