Field Diary By Alma Hassoun Tartous, Syria, 6 September 2013 — In a peaceful mountain area of rural Tartous, western Syria, the fighting and destruction affecting other parts of the country seems very far away.
Funding desperately needed to increase learning opportunities for children Press Release AMMAN, 6 September 2013-Since last school year, almost two million Syrian children have dropped out of school, nearly 40 per cent of all pupils registered in grades 1 to 9. One million Syrian children are now refugees and helping them back to school is […]
Press release Amman/Damascus/Brussels, 5 September 2013 – UNICEF welcomed today an announcement by the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO) of a new, €5 million donation that will benefit Syrian children in Iraq, Jordan and Syria.
Press release AMMAN, 4 September 2013- Amidst heightened tensions across the region and as the number of Syria’s refugees rises beyond 2 million – half of them children – UNICEF continues to provide urgent life-saving supplies to children inside Syria and in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt.
Press release 100 MT of supplies will support vital services for over 20,000 new Syrian children and their families in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ERBIL, Iraq, 1 September 2013 – A plane carrying 100 tonnes of UNICEF emergency supplies to assist Syrian refugee children and families arrived this evening in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of […]
By Chris Niles A UNICEF staff member talks about the toll the Syrian crisis is taking on the children of Al Qusayr – and about those who are working tirelessly to respond to their growing needs.