Top EU Humanitarian official visits public school in Lebanon funded by EU and supported by UNICEF

الخبر باللغة العربية BEIRUT, 30 January 2015 – A top European humanitarian official visited a public school in Lebanon, supported by European Union funding through UNICEF. The European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Mr. Christos Stylianides, accompanied by the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon Ambassador Angelina Eichhorst […]

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زيارة مسؤول عالي المستوى للشؤون الإنسانية في الإتحاد الأوروبي لمدرسة رسمية في لبنان ممولة من الإتحاد الأوروبي ومدعومة من اليونيسف

بيروت، 30 كانون الثاني 2015 – زار مسؤول عالي المستوى للشؤون إنسانية في الإتحاد الأوروبي مدرسة رسمية في لبنان ممولة من الإتحاد الأوروبي عبر منظمة الأمم المتحدة للطفولة (يونيسف). فقد زار اليوم المفوض الأوروبي لشؤون المساعدات الإنسانية وإدارة الأزمات السيد كريستوس ستايليانيدس، ترافقه سفيرة الإتحاد الأوروبي في لبنان أنجلينا أيخهورست وممثلة اليونيسف في لبنان السيدة أناماريا لوريني […]

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UNICEF provides winter clothing for Syrian refugee children in Turkey

By Tülay Güler Suruc, Turkey, January 2015 – A harsh winter in Turkey is threatening the wellbeing of Syrian refugee children, majority of them living in squalid conditions. In camps across the country, the Turkish Government, UNICEF and other UN agencies have been providing warm clothing to children to protect them from sub- zero winter […]

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The European Union supports the fight against polio in Syria

Homs, Syria – January 2015 – Polio cases were confirmed in Syria in October 2013 for the first time since 1999. Since the outbreak 36 cases have been reported in the country, mostly among unvaccinated children under 2-years-old. 35 of the cases were in 2013, and only one in 2014. Following the confirmation of polio outbreak […]

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ألمانيا تمنح 34.2 مليون يورو لدعم الأطفال المتضررين من الأزمة السورية في لبنان

بيروت،19 كانون الثاني 2015 – تساهم الحكومة الألمانية من خلال بنك التنمية الألماني بمبلغ 34.2 مليون يورو لجهود اليونيسف المستمرة بدعم الأطفال المتضررين من الأزمة السورية في لبنان. يساعد هذا الدعم اليونيسف عبر توفير تعليم نظامي وغير نظامي جيد في بيئة آمنة ووقائية بالإضافة ضمان حصول الفتيات والفتيان والنساء على خدمات الحماية الملائمة. من خلال […]

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UNICEF & ZAKIRA launch exhibition of displaced children’s photographs in Lebanon

الخبر باللغة العربية Beirut, 22 January 2015– UNICEF and Zakira, The Image Festival Association are jointly launching the “Lahza 2” exhibition of displaced children’s photography at Al Madina Theatre in Beirut today. “These photographs give us the extraordinary opportunity to see the lives of displaced children from the child’s viewpoint,” said UNICEF’s Representative Annamaria Laurini. […]

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اليونيسف و”ذاكرة” تطلقان معرض صور فوتوغرافية للأطفال النازحين في لبنان

بيروت، 22 كانون الثاني 2015 – تُطلق منظمة الأمم المتحدة للطفولة (يونيسف) وجمعية مهرجان الصورة – ذاكرة معرض صور فوتوغرافية للأطفال النازحين “لحظة 2″ في مسرح المدينة في بيروت اليوم. وصرحت أناماريا لوريني، ممثلة اليونيسف في لبنان: “تُقدم لنا هذه الصور فرصة مهمة لرؤية حياة الأطفال النازحين من وجهة نظرهم”، وأضافت: “علينا سويًا اليوم المشاهدة […]

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Germany contributes €34.2M to support children affected by the Syria crisis in Lebanon

الخبر باللغة العربية Germany contributes €34.2M to support children affected by the Syria crisis in Lebanon Beirut, 19 January 2015 – The government of Germany, through KfW Development Bank, is contributing €34.2 million to UNICEF’s ongoing efforts to support vulnerable children affected by the Syria crisis in Lebanon. The grant will assist UNICEF in providing […]

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With people like Alima in charge, disease is kept at a distance

By Kusali Kubwalo Zaa’tari Camp, Jordan – She is fondly called Grandmother by everyone who knows her but there is nothing in her gait that confirms that she is indeed a grandmother of 52. Bouncing with energy, 64 year old Alima is light in her step and very quick on her feet. Before attending to us, […]

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The snowstorm’s tiniest survivors

Riad, Khaled and Ahmed were born two weeks ago in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. Their father and mother have been living as refugees from Syria for the last three years in Dalhamieh, where hundreds of refugee families have settled in informal tented communities. On the day of their birth their mother was rushed to hospital but […]

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UNICEF battles winter conditions to keep alive hopes of Syrian refugee children in Turkey

By Ayberk Yurtsever ANKARA, Turkey, January 2015 – A harsh winter sweeping across the Middle East is decimating the dreams of many Syrian children, displaced by war and staying in makeshift structures that can’t withstand sub-zero temperatures. At a camp in the neighbourhoods of Turkey’s Capital, Ankara, Yusuf, 11, says his immediate dream is to have […]

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UNICEF Steps Up Assistance for Children Affected by the Bitter Winter Sweeping through the Middle East

Amidst the harshest conditions of the winter so far, UNICEF has delivered warm clothing, blankets, heating supplies, cash and vouchers to more than 900,000 children in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey. As the Syria conflict nears the four-year mark, UNICEF estimates that at least 7 million internally displaced and refugee children are in desperate need […]

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Syria Crisis Winter humanitarian situation report – 11 JANUARY 2015

Highlights Situation This winter has brought harsh conditions including sub-zero temperatures, freezing rain and snow across Syria and countries hosting Syrian refugees, compounding the impact of the ongoing conflicts and displacement on vulnerable children and their families. There are reports of child deaths in Syria and Lebanon, as well an increase in illnesses, such as […]

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في لبنان: 11.5 مليون دولار لإمدادات الشتاء لمساعدة الأطفال الأكثر تضررًا من العاصفة

بيروت، 9 كانون الثاني 2015 – يكافح الأطفال النازحين من سوريا الذين يعيشون في خيم مؤقتة على ارتفاعات عالية للتأقلم – وحتى للبقاء على قيد الحياة – وخاصةً مع العاصفة الشتوية “زينة” وجلبها حتى الآن رياح عاتية وأمطار غزيرة وثلوج الى لبنان. تقوم اليونيسف وشركاؤها من المنظمات غير الحكومية بتوزيع الملابس المُحّضرة قبل فصل الشتاء […]

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UNICEF Lebanon: 11.5 million dollars winter supplies to help children most affected by the storm

BEIRUT, 9 January 2015 – Displaced children from Syria living in flimsy makeshift tents at high altitudes have been struggling to cope – and even survive – as the winter storm Zina brought unrelenting freezing winds, heavy rains, and snow to Lebanon. UNICEF and its NGO partners have been distributing pre-positioned winter clothes for children, […]

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