اليونيسف تقدم المساعدة للأطفال الذين تم إجلاؤهم من المناطق المحاصرة في حمص

بيان صحفي (Read in English) اليونيسف تقدم المساعدة للأطفال الذين تم إجلاؤهم من المناطق المحاصرة في حمص حمص ، سوريا 11 شباط/ فبراير 2014 – في الأيام القليلة الماضية تم إجلاء ما لا يقل عن 500 طفل من بين المدنيين  المحاصرين في مدينة حمص القديمة، وذلك ضمن عملية الإغاثة الحالية التي تقوم بها الأمم المتحدة […]

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عالية تجد ملاذاً آمناً في لبنان

بقلم: سلام عبدالمنعم سهل البقاع، لبنان، 12 شباط 2014 – قبل عامين، شاهدَت عالية البالغة من العمر 7 سنوات وشقيقها الأكبر علي أشقاءهم الكبار وهم يحزمون أمتعتهم ويغادرون القتال الدائر في سوريا بحثاً عن حياة أكثر أمناً في لبنان. وبسبب صغر سن عالية وشقيقها فقد تقرر أن يبقيا في رعاية والديهم. وبعد ذلك بعام، استعر […]

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UNICEF gets assistance to children evacuated from besieged area of Homs

PRESS RELEASE الخبر بالعربية HOMS, Syria 11 February 2014 – At least 500 children were among civilians evacuated from the besieged old city of Homs over the past few days during the ongoing humanitarian operation being undertaken by the United Nations and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent. The humanitarian pause was the first that the UN […]

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At least 500 children among civilians evacuated from Old City, Homs, Syria

Newsnote 11 February 2014 – At least 500 children were among civilians evacuated from the besieged old city of Homs over the past few days during the ongoing humanitarian operation being undertaken by the United Nations and Syrian Arab Red Crescent. UNICEF colleagues on the ground reported that the children who came out looked terrified, frail […]

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Football teams unite for children of Syria in Turkey

By Ayberk Yurtsever Gaziantep, Turkey, February 7, 2014 – Footballers from Gaziantepspor and Besiktas Football Clubs took to the playing field this week to show their support for refugee children from Syria who are living in camps in Turkey. The game, organised by the two football clubs and UNICEF Turkey , took place at Gaziantep […]

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Thousands benefit in northern Syria as aid reaches needy families

Field Diary By Michele Al Kaae Areha, Idleb governorate/Tartous, 9 February 2014 – Calm has returned to Areha, a town in northern Syria, but the tell-tale signs of heavy fighting are all too visible. Thousands of children and families have fled Areha, many escaping to nearby Idleb city. Displaced from their homes and communities, they […]

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In photos: Jumana, living with a scar of war

By Ayberk Yurtsever The conflict in Syria is already leaving its mark on Syrian children who have been forced to take refuge in neighbouring countries. Eight-year old Jumana is one of those children. A scar below her left eye is a reminder of the shrapnel which hit her during the fighting in her home town of […]

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Jumana’s story: living with a scar of war

By Ayberk Yurtsever ANKARA, Turkey, February 2014– The conflict in Syria is already leaving its mark on Syrian children who have been forced to take refuge in neighbouring countries. Many youngsters carry frightening memories, but for others the scars are physical. Eight-year old Jumana is one of those children. A deep mark below her left eye […]

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Newsletter 9 February 2014

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Mobile health team takes polio vaccines tent-to-tent to reach children at a shelter in Tartous, Syria

In January, UNICEF and WHO supported the vaccination of almost 2.5 million children under five inside Syria against polio as part of the latest immunization campaign led by the Ministry of Health. The current round, running during the first week of February, aims to reach a similar number of children. In Tartous in north-western Syria, […]

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UNICEF statement on Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic

الخبر باللغة العربية NEW YORK, 5 February 2014 – The first report of the UN Secretary General on children and armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic provides a chilling account of the brutality and abuses that children have suffered for nearly three years, and a clear reminder of why this horrific conflict must end. […]

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بيان من اليونيسف بشأن تقرير الأمين العام عن الأطفال والنزاع المسلح في الجمهورية العربية السورية

[in English] نيويورك، 5 شباط/فبراير 2014 – صدر أول تقرير للأمين العام للأمم المتحدة عن الأطفال والنزاع المسلح في الجمهورية العربية السورية، ويقدم التقرير صورة مقبضة عما يتعرض له الأطفال من وحشية وانتهاكات على مدى قرابة ثلاثة أعوام، ويشكل تذكيراً واضحاً بأنه لابد لهذا النزاع الفظيع أن يتوقف. فلقد تعرض الأطفال للقتل والاعتقال والخطف والتعذيب […]

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I have to work 12 hours a day – Khaled and Shindar, Iraq

The Ako restaurant, in central Erbil is known for its kebabs. It has a steady stream of daily customers, and the food is prepared and served by young men, mostly Syrian refugees. Khaled, 16, and Shindar, 13, both work here, along with their 18-year old brother Salam. “It’s very painful, I really want to finish […]

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Returning to school: Huda’s story, Jordan

“I will write your name, my country, on the sun that never sets” sings Huda with her friends at a music class. The 17-year old from Dera’a, regularly attends activities at the East Amman Charity Centre during her school holidays. After missing two years of education when the conflict began in Syria, she’s now back […]

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Reaching ‘stay at home’ children through critical learning opportunities

NEWS NOTE Amman, 04 February, 2014 – UNICEF and partners in Jordan are expanding education programmes to reach the alarming number of “stay at home” children who have fallen behind by three or more grades and are no longer eligible to enrol in formal schooling. UNICEF estimates there are nearly 60,000 Syrian children and other […]

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