European Union provides additional €500,000 to keep children warm in Syria

Damascus, 25 February 2015 – The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) has donated an additional €500.000 (approximately $567,000 USD) in support of UNICEF’s winter programme to provide children in Syria with warm clothes and blankets. This additional contribution brings the total ECHO support to UNICEF inside Syria to €17.5 million (ca. […]

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German Parliamentary Group seeks information about sustainable solutions in Za’atari Camp

الخبر باللغة العربية PRESS RELEASE AMMAN, 23 February 2015 – Six members of the German Parliamentary Group “Arabic Speaking Countries in the Middle East” visited Za’atari Camp on Thursday, 19 February. The delegation met refugees and humanitarian actors, and observed UNICEF’s water supply and sanitation activities. In December 2014, the Government of Germany, through KFW […]

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مجموعة برلمانيين ألمان تبحث عن حلول مستدامة لمخيم الزعتري

 بيان صحفي عمان في 23 شباط عام 2015 زار ستة أعضاء من مجموعة البرلمان الألماني “للدول الناطقة بالعربية في الشرق الأوسط” مخيم الزعتري يوم الخميس الموافق 19 شباط. والتقى الوفد باللاجئين والقطاعات الإنسانية العاملة هناك وتعرّف على خدمات تزويد المياه والصرف الصحي التي تقدمها اليونيسف.   في كانون الأول عام 2014 قامت الحكومة الألمانية من […]

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In Lebanon, mobile medical units provide life-saving care

By Miriam Azar As severe winter weather makes living conditions for Syrian refugees even more difficult, health workers in Lebanon mobilize to provide critical assistance. BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon, 17 February 2015 – Removing her shoe, a Syrian woman dangles her foot over a small fire while her husband crouches and rubs his hands together. Nearby, […]

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UNICEF Regional Response Activities 2014 SYRIA CRISIS: (January – December 2014)

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Syria Crisis Dashboard (2014)

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Syria Crisis 2014 Annual situation report

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Lebanon Street-based Children Report, 2015

الخبر باللغة العربية Ministry of Labour, ILO, UNICEF, Save the Children launch study on plight of working children on streets in Lebanon Download report in English PDF Download report in Arabic PDF BEIRUT, 16th February 2015 – A study launched today sheds light on the plight of working street-based children in Lebanon. The report, “Children […]

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Amidst the harsh winter in Lebanon, vulnerable children receive warm clothing

UNICEF Lebanon is providing winter items to a total of 478,000 vulnerable Syrian, Lebanese, and Palestine refugee children in the country this year, to help cope with the harsh conditions. This includes clothes for 130,000 children, blankets for households, tarpaulins, vouchers for clothing, fuel for heating, flood mitigation measures, with a budget of USD 11.5 […]

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Mobile Medical Units to the rescue: roaming teams provide life-saving care

By Miriam Azar BEIRUT, 11th February 2015 – Removing her shoe, a middle-aged Syrian refugee woman dangles her foot over a small fire, while her husband crouches, rubbing his hand against each other. Nearby, washed clothes hung over a line sway in the freezing breeze, drying at a snail’s pace. Living in makeshift tents in […]

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Mobilising Local Participation for Delivering Quality Services in Aleppo

Field Diary By Mark Choonoo, UNICEF’s Chief of Field Office in Aleppo, Syria. القصة باللغة العربية Aleppo, 5 February 2015 – The freezing hall was warmed up by the excitement and happy giggling of more than 300 children and about 150 women as I briefly joined my UNICEF colleagues during a Child Health Day in […]

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حشد المشاركة المحلية لتقديم الخدمات الجيدة في حلب

يوميات ميدانية إعداد مارك تشونو، مدير مكتب اليونيسف الميداني في حلب، سوريا  حلب، 5/2/2015 – فيما انضممت إلى زملائي في اليونيسف في احتفالهم بيوم صحة الطفل في حلب، وهي أحد أكثر المدن المتضررة في الصراع الدائر في سوريا، لاحظت أن ضحكات 300 طفل و150 امرأة بثت الدفئ في القاعة المتجمدة. اعتمدت اليونيسف على الحشد المجتمعي […]

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Your “likes” gave her a smile

4 February 2015 – Ten year old Christina had to flee her home last August when fighting broke out in her village. She took what she could carry, and now lives in a tent with her family until she can eventually go home. UNICEF Iraq posted her story on Facebook as part of our efforts […]

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Mobile volunteer teams bring joy to children affected by conflict in Syria’s Homs governorate

القصة باللغة العربية By Razan Rashidi Homs/Damascus – 3 February 2015,  In the midst of the conflict in Syria, young people are finding ways to bring joy to children who continue to witness the daily horrors of war. Inside the country alone, more than 12 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, close to […]

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فرق جوالة من المتطوعين تجلب الفرح للأطفال المتأثرين بالنزاع في محافظة حمص السورية

إعداد رزان رشيدي حمص/ دمشق – 3/ 2/ 2015 – بالرغم من الصراع الدائر في سوريا، يعمل الشباب على إيجاد طرق لجلب السعادة للأطفال الذين لا يزالون يعانون من مظاهر الرعب اليومية في الحرب. فداخل البلاد وحدها يحتاج أكثر من 12 مليون شخص للمساعدة الإنسانية، ونصفهم تقريبا من الأطفال.  تقول هالة، 23 سنة، وهي متطوعة […]

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