1 in 3 Syrian children have grown up knowing only crisis as conflict reaches 5 year point – UNICEF

AMMAN/NEW YORK, 14 March 2016 – An estimated 3.7 million Syrian children – 1 in 3 of all Syrian children – has been born since the conflict began five years ago, their lives shaped by violence, fear and displacement, according to a UNICEF report. This figure includes more than 151,000 children born as refugees since 2011……

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8.4 million

children are in need inside Syria and in neighbouring countries.

6,000

schools can no longer be used in Syria.

2.4 Million

children of Syria now live as refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt.

2.8 million

Syrian children are out of school.

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