Narmin, the adolescent who wants to create hope and peace in her refugee camp

Nearly seven months ago when fighting broke out in Qamishlo, a city in north eastern Syria, Narmin, 17, and her family fled for their lives. They embarked on a difficult and long journey over several days through dusty lands and scorching sun until they crossed into northern Iraq. They ended up in Kawargosk refugee camp, in […]

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Invisible scars and broken dreams. What future for the children of Syria?

As the Syria crisis enters into the fifth year, almost 2 million children are living as refugees in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and other countries, many alongside another 3.6 million children from the already vulnerable communities hosting them, and who themselves are suffering due to the strain on social services, especially education and health. This crisis is all that these […]

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From Syria to Iraq, knitting their lives

Dohuk, Iraq – A day in the life of a teenage girl in Domiz refugee camp typically includes a half day at school followed by housework and chores for the remaining of the day. The routine offers a few diversions and rarely any excitement. But every afternoon from 2-3 pm, is a moment of pure […]

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UNICEF Syria Humanitarian Highlights and Results SitRep Jan 2015

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The young volunteers of Turkey’s refugee camps

As the Syria crisis enter its fifth year, millions of Syrians are either displaced within the country or live as refugees around the region. Children and young people are among the most affected with the conflict. Turkey is a host to some of the Syrian refugees. Although most of them are living among the host community, hundreds of […]

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Anthony Lake: What future for the children of Syria?

By Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director This month, the conflict in Syria enters its fifth brutal year. It is an appalling milestone — marking four years of escalating violence and suffering with no resolution in sight. Tens of thousands of civilians have lost their lives. Millions have fled. Homes, hospitals, schools, all have come under […]

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SYRIA CRISIS 4 YEARS ON REPORT

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الممثلة التركية المشهورة وسفيرة اليونيسف للنوايا الحسنة توبا بويوكوستن تزور الأطفال السوريين اللاجئين في مخيم الزعتري

مخيم الزعتري- الأردن-  قامت الممثلة التركية توبا بويوكوستن الشهيرة بلميس بزيارة مدتها يوم واحد لمخيم الزعتري حيث التقت الفتيات السوريات اللواتي فررن من موطنهن. انضمت بويوكوستن الى حصة الفن في واحدة من المدارس الثلاثة التي تديرها اليونيسف في مخيم الزعتري وتحدثت مع أميمة الطفلة ذات الأربعة عشر ربيعاً من درعا جنوبي سوريا، حيث أخبرتها أميمة […]

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Turkish actress, Tuba Büyüküstün, visits Syrian children in Za’atari refugee camp

ZA’ATARI, Jordan – On a one day visit with UNICEF to Za’atari refugee camp, Jordan, Turkish actress Tuba Büyüküstün, famed for her role as Lamees, met with Syrian girls who have fled the nearly 4-year old war in their country. At one of three UNICEF run schools in the camp, Büyüküstün joined an art class […]

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وزارة المياه والري واليونيسف تدشنان مشروع وحدات معالجة المياه العادمة ذات التكلفة الفعالة في مخيم الزعتري

مخيم الزعتري للاجئين، الأردن، 3 آذار 2015 – قامت وزارة المياه والري واليونيسف اليوم بتدشين مشروع وحدة معالجة المياه العادمة المتنقلة في مخيم الزعتري. قال معالي الدكتور حازم الناصر وزير المياه والري أثناء الافتتاح “ان هذا المشروع هو نموذج للتعاون الدولي حيث يمكننا المضي قدماً بسرعة بسبب دعم اليونيسف والجهات المانحة مثل ألمانيا واليابان والمملكة […]

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Ministry of Water & Irrigation and UNICEF launches cost efficient waste water treatment units in Za’atari refugee camp

Za’atari Refugee Camp, Jordan, 3 March 2015 – The Ministry of Water and Irrigation and UNICEF launched today a cost efficient mobile waste water treatment unit at the Za’atari refugee camp. “This project is a model of international cooperation. We were able to move quickly with the support from UNICEF and donors such as Germany, […]

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UNICEF Responds to the needs of newly displaced civilians in Syria

Amman/Damascus, 2 March 2015- UNICEF and other UN agencies rushed in emergency assistance including food, water and hygiene kits to meet the immediate needs of thousands of people – including many women and children — who have arrived in the cities of Al-Hassakeh and Qamishli in north eastern Syria The displaced civilians fled the threat of […]

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