Syria Crisis Dashboard (October 2015)

     

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Government of Netherlands grants 14 million Euros to UNICEF for vulnerable Syrian refugee children in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan, 26 Oct 2015 – The Government of Netherlands has provided 14 million Euros to UNICEF to expand learning opportunities as well as other critical humanitarian support for vulnerable children, including Syrian refugee children, in Jordan. UNICEF supports access to quality education opportunities for all children in Jordan, in close collaboration with the Ministry […]

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Aleppo School Children at Risk of Dropping Out Because of Winter

  By Basma Ourfali “I’m happy this year because I get to go to school again,” said Naeema, 7, who just rejoined the first grade, after she had to drop out last year. Naeema and her family fled the embattled eastern part of Aleppo when their house was destroyed.  They were displaced several times before finally settling […]

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UNICEF Resumes Life-Saving Aid Operations in Syria’s Idleb

  By Yasmine Saker The violence sweeping across the North-Western governorate of Idleb has taken a heavy toll on the electricity and water networks. With scarce access to services, more than 1.8 million people including 60.000 internally displaced families were short of vital supplies. Increased conflict in the area has also forced most aid operations […]

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الاستجابة لتفشي شلل الأطفال في الشرق الأوسط ولكن الخطر لا زال يحدق بالمنطقة

    24/10/2015 | بيروت بالرغم من العنف المستمر، وانخفاض معدلات التلقيح والنزوح الجماعي، لم يتم التبليغ عن أي حالات شلل أطفال جديدة في الشرق الأوسط خلال الثمانية عشر شهرا الماضية، مما يدعو للتفاؤل بأن الاستجابة كانت فاعلة في وقف تفشي المرض تسبب تفشي المرض الذي تم تأكيده في شهر تشرين الأول 2013 في شلل […]

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Polio outbreak stopped in Middle East, experts remain cautious

24 October, 2015 |BEIRUT Despite continuing conflict, declining immunization rates in conflict affected areas and mass population displacement, no new polio cases have been reported in the Middle East for over 18 months, and experts believe the extensive multi-country outbreak response has been effective in stopping the outbreak. The outbreak, which was detected when a […]

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Away from War: Sports Bringing Hope Again to Re-engage Syrian Children with their Childhood

  19 October 2015 by Hiba Muhammad in Damascus “Now I can play again, and again. I have many friends who I enjoy spending my time with.” Surrounded by her team members, Israa, a 13-year-old girl from the southern city of Dar’a, explained how spending her free time has changed after taking part in Sports […]

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يهدف التلقيح الشامل ضد شلل الأطفال إلى الوصول إلى ثلاثة ملايين طفل في سوريا

توجّه كلٌ من اليونيسف ومنظمة الصحة العالمية نداءً من أجل تحسين فرص الوصول إلى الأطفال دمشق، سوريا، 18 تشرين الأول 2015: تم اليوم إطلاق حملة تلقيح على مستوى سوريا مدتها خمسة أيام وتهدف إلى تلقيح ثلاثة ملايين طفل ضد مرض شلل الأطفال. وتشكّل الحملة الحالية جزءاً من استجابة شاملة لتفشي مرض شلل الأطفال في شهر […]

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Mass polio vaccination aims to reach three million children in Syria

للخبر في اللغة العربية UNICEF and WHO appeal for improved access to Children DAMASCUS, Syria, 18 October 2015:  A five-day nationwide immunization campaign was kicked off in Syria today aiming to vaccinate three million children against polio. The current campaign is part of a comprehensive response to the polio outbreak in October 2013.  Fifteen mass […]

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Syrian parents torn between tough decisions for the future of their young ones

  By Razan Rashidi Damascus- 5, October- 2015- It was Jana’s first day at school. “I walked her to class and stayed outside. I roamed for hours in the neighbourhood, fearing a mortar attack,” said her mother Laila, recalling her experience. “I told myself; if something bad happens, I would reach her faster and hopefully […]

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الأزمة السورية وأزمة اللاجئين السوريين بالأرقام

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Safer learning for more than 2 million children caught in Syrian conflict

NEW YORK/BRUSSELS, 1 October 2015 – More than 2 million children whose lives have been torn apart by the conflict in Syria will have better access to education in safe environments through an agreement signed today by the European Union (EU) and UNICEF. The grants worth €62 million ($69 million) will scale up UNICEF and […]

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شراكة الاتحاد الأوروبي – اليونيسف تدعم توفير التعليم للأطفال السوريين بمبلغ 62 مليون يورو (69 مليون $)

نيويورك/ بروكسل، 1/10/2015 – التزم الاتحاد الأوروبي واليونيسف برفع مستوى الدعم المقدم لتعليم الأطفال المتأثرين بالأزمة السورية. حيث وقّعت المنظمتان موافقة على مِنَحٍ بقيمة 62 مليون يورو (أي ما يعادل 69 مليون دولار أمريكي) لرفع مستوى الاستجابة المشتركة من خلال التركيز على تمكين حوالي 2.4 مليون طفل من الوصول للتعليم، وإتاحة بيئة توفر الحماية والتمكين […]

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Faces of Syrian Children

An entire generation of children is being shaped in the rubble of violence. The largest displacement of Syrians (8 million people) is happening within the country, half of them are children who have been uprooted from their homes.

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The Syrian conflict and Europe’s refugee crisis in numbers

  Reposted from the UNICEF connect blog: https://blogs.unicef.org/blog/the-syrian-conflict-and-europes-refugee-crisis-in-numbers/  

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