Syria Crisis Monthly Humanitarian Highlights & Results/ July 2015: SYRIA, JORDAN, LEBANON, IRAQ, TURKEY AND EGYPT

Highlights Across the region, with the start of the school year approaching, UNICEF and partners are gearing up to support learning opportunities. In Syria, UNICEF is preparing for the launch of the Back to Learning (BTL) initiative 2015/2016. The BTL initiative aims to reach over 1 million children with education supplies and approximately 5.5 million […]

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Voices from the Front Line – Water cuts for war-weary civilians in Syria’s largest city of Aleppo

by Malene Kamp Jensen DAMASCUS, 23 July 2015 – Maher Ghafari speaks of his city with tremendous pride and unbearable pain.  For hundreds of thousands of war-weary Aleppo residents like himself, who have endured years of death and destruction, there is another weapon in the summer arsenal – water. “I don’t know how to describe […]

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Water Cuts in Aleppo Threaten Children amid Intense Heat Wave

DAMASCUS, 22 July 2015 – The restoration of water supplies to the war-torn city of Aleppo has come as a welcome relief to residents whose taps have run dry in recent weeks due to the fighting and frequent power cuts. The disruption to piped water supplies – which in some cases was deliberately implemented by […]

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Syria: hundreds of thousands of children missing out on education

By Malene Kamp Jensen I can still hear my children’s worried voices from the backseat. ‘Mom, do you think they will be nice? What if I won’t make any friends?’ It was the fall of 2001, my daughter was four, my son was six. We had just moved to Syria and were driving to their […]

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اطفال سوريا في العيد. امنية متواضعة وابتسامة تبعث الأمل

بعد مرور اكثر من اربعة اعوام على الازمة السورية، تبقى امنيات الاطفال وابتساماتهم بحلول العيد دليلاً صارخاً ان الامل ما زال يحيا بين ازقة الشوارع وثنايا الارصفة في سوريا.

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UNICEF and Partners Transform Lattakia’s Sports City into a Clean Shelter

  By: Yasmine Saker Lattakia/ Tartous, 1 July 2015– As the fighting escalates in northern Syria, more people are fleeing conflict in Idleb, Aleppo and rural Lattakia. UNICEF has responded to the influx of refugees to Lattakia by rehabilitating Sports City, a sports complex sheltering the largest number of displaced families in the Governorate. Since […]

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Malala to support girls’ education in Jordan

Azraq, Jordan, 14 July 2015 – World renowned education advocate and the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, yesterday announced new support to UNICEF to help Syrian refugee children in Jordan succeed in school. Following a visit to the Ministry of Education school in Azraq refugee camp, which is supported by UNICEF, Malala […]

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UNICEF Regional Response Activities 2015 SYRIA CRISIS: (July 2015)

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Syria Crisis Dashboard (July 2015)

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ملايين الأطفال في سوريا معرضون للمرض بسبب شح المياه وحر الصيف

دمشق، 10 تموز 2015 – تحذر اليونيسف من أن تناقص إمدادات مياه الشرب المأمونة في اشهر الصيف الحارة في سوريا سيعرض الأطفال لخطر الأمراض المنقولة عن طريق المياه. تم تسجيل 105,886 حالة إسهال حادة منذ بداية السنة في سوريا. كما حدث ارتفاع كبير في حالات الإصابة بالتهاب الكبد الوبائي أ، حيث سُجل رقم  اقصى جديد […]

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Millions of Children in Syria at high risk of disease amid water scarcity and summer heat

الخبر باللغة العربية DAMASCUS, 10 July 2015 – Dwindling supplies of safe drinking water during Syria’s scorching summer months are exposing children to the threat of water-borne diseases, UNICEF warns. Since the beginning of the year, Syria has reported 105,886 cases of acute diarrhoea. There has also been a sharp increase of Hepatitis A cases […]

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Working to survive: Yasmeen’s story

By Soha Boustani Entering the Ghazieh collective shelter in south Lebanon, I was struck by the conditions: women, men, the elderly, children, babies were all packed into small rooms rented for US$300 a month. They live in horrendous conditions – with no access to cooking facilities or decent sanitation. I was in one of the […]

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Ahmad, the boy with a bicycle: Syrian refugee boy works to survive in Lebanon

By Miriam Azar In Lebanon, child labour – work that is hazardous for children, exposing them to violence, exploitation and abuse and depriving them of an education – has become a growing challenge partly due to the impact of the Syria crisis on the economy and on families struggling to survive. Increasing numbers of children […]

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تقرير عمالة الأطفال: أيادي صغيرة…. أعباء ثقيلة

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Child Labour Report: Small Hands.. Heavy Burden

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