School uniform distribution

With the support of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and in cooperation with the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), UNICEF distributed school uniforms to boys and girls in all three schools in Za’atari refugee camp. The children were very happy to receive their uniforms and began opening them and putting […]

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Syrian volunteer teachers in Turkey: Not just educators

By Tulay Guler ADANA, Turkey, 31 October 2013 – When Muhammed Ismael, 41, first arrived to Turkey from Edlib, he did not want to just sit idle. This father of six, who used to work as an English language teacher, decided to put his skills and experience at the service of children who now, like […]

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Back to school in Turkey, one pair of shoes at a time

ADIYAMAN, Turkey, 3 November 2013 – There are many reasons why children don’t go to school. Not having shoes is rarely one of them. Yet, for many Syrian children living in Turkey’s refugee camps, lack of warm clothes can make or break their academic future. 

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المدير التنفيذي لليونيسف: ندعو لمطابقة من ألتزم به لبنان تجاه الأطفال اللاجئيين السوريين بأستثمارات دولية في الخدمات العامة في البلاد

بيان صحفي بيروت، 1 تشرين ثاني – في ختام زيارته الى لبنان دعى المدير التنفيذي لليونيسف، السيد انتوني ليك، الى ضرورة زيادة الأستثمارات الدولية في الخدمات العامة في البلاد بشكل يطابق كرم لبنان في دعم أكثر من 400,000 طفل لاجئ من سوريا. وقال السيد ليك “لقد قدم لبنان التزام هائل لرعاية الأطفال النازحين من سوريا، […]

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Match Lebanon’s commitment to Syrian refugee children with global investment in nation’s public services: UNICEF Executive Director

الخبر باللغة العربية  PRESS RELEASE Beirut, 1 November 2013 – Lebanon’s generosity in supporting more than 400,000 refugee children from Syria should be matched by further international investment in public services such as education, said UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake as he ended a visit to the country. 

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