Winter cash assistance helps Syrian children wrap up warm

AMMAN, 30 April 2018 – Winter cash assistance enabled families in Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps to buy warm clothes for their children before freezing temperatures set in and is an effective and powerful tool to help realize children’s rights to health, education and recreation, according to a new report by UNICEF. During the 2017-18 winterization […]

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Government of Japan grants US$2million to UNHCR and UNICEF for vital medical services to crisis-affected Syrians in Jordan

  AMMAN, 25 April 2018 – The Government of Japan today formally announced a new provision of its Emergency Grant Aid to UNHCR and UNICEF amounting to a total of US$2 million for continued emergency humanitarian assistance in Jordan as the Syria crisis enters its eighth year. Under the new Emergency Grant Aid, UNHCR has […]

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رغم أكثر من سبع سنوات من الحرب، يحصل ما يقرب من 5 ملايين طفل سوري على التعليم

قبيل انعقاد مؤتمر بروكسل، توجه اليونيسف الدعوة إلى تقديم المزيد من الدعم لتعليم الأطفال بروكسل/عمان ، 24 نيسان/أبريل 2018 – مع كل الصعاب ورغم الحرب التي طال أمدها لأكثر من سبع سنوات وما سببته من عنف ونزوح، لا يزال 4.9 مليون طفل سوري يحصلون على التعليم. صرح خِيرْت كابالاري، المدير الإقليمي لليونيسف في منطقة الشرق […]

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Nearly 5 million Syrian children accessing education despite over seven years of war on children

Ahead of the Brussels conference, UNICEF calls for more support to children’s education BRUSSELS/AMMAN, 23 April 2018 –  Against all odds, 4.9 million Syrian children continue to have access to education despite more than seven long years of war, violence and displacement. “Massive funding from donors, unprecedented generosity from host governments and communities; relentless work […]

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No Lost Generation Evidence Brief: Hear the voices of Syria’s adolescents and youth

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We made a promise: Ensuring learning pathways and protection for Syrian children and youth

Brussels conference, April 2018: Entering its eighth year, the conflict in Syria has uprooted more than 11.6 million Syrians from their homes: some 6.1 million have been internally displaced while 5.5 million have sought refuge in the five host countries of Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt. The NLG initiative was launched in 2013 to […]

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فرص لإجراء مقابلات – اليونيسف مؤتمر دعم مستقبل سوريا والمنطقة بروكسل، 24- 25 نيسان/أبريل 2018

الموضوع : التعهد رفيع المستوى لأجل الأزمة في سوريا خلال مؤتمر بروكسل، سيجمع القادة من جميع أنحاء العالم لمساعدة الملايين الذين تمزقت حياتهم بسبب النزاع المستمر منذ سبع سنوات. تركت الحرب وقعاً مدمّراً على كل طفل سوري مع ما لهذه الأزمة من آثار يتردد صداها في جميع أنحاء البلاد والمنطقة بل والعالم أجمع. اللقاء مع : […]

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Interview opportunities – UNICEF Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region conference Brussels, 24-25 April 2018

What: The high-level pledging event for the Syria crisis in Brussels will bring together world leaders from around the globe to help millions of people whose lives have been torn apart by the seven-year conflict. The war has had a devastating impact on each and every Syrian child with the effects of the crisis reverberating throughout […]

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EXPLOSIVE HAZARDS POSE FATAL RISKS TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN SYRIA

DAMASCUS, 4 April 2018 – Marking the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF are calling for concerted international action in response to the devastating health consequences of explosive hazards in Syria. More than 8 million people are exposed to explosive hazards in Syria, including over […]

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After four years of siege, families fleeing east Ghouta need our help now more than ever

By Yasmine Saker As the car pulled up into Adra industrial zone on the north-eastern outskirts of Damascus, nothing could have prepared me for what I was about to see. In four collective shelters, over 5,400 people were crowded together in three abandoned schools, while an estimated 13,000 people sought shelter nearby in a former […]

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مليون طفل في إدلب معرضون للأخطار بسبب العنف والهجمات. تفيد التقارير عن مقتل 17 طفلاً في إدلب الواقعة شمال غرب سوريا

تصريح منسوب إلى خِيرْت كابالاري ، المدير الإقليمي لليونيسف في الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا عمان، 23 آذار/مارس 2018- “تستمر الحرب على الاطفال في سوريا بلا هوادة أو رحمة. “يعيش مليون طفل في مختلف أنحاء إدلب وسط تصعيد للعنف والهجمات. تدعو اليونيسف كل الذين يقاتلون في إدلب إلى تجنيب الأطفال المصير والأهوال التي شهدها أطفال الغوطة […]

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1 million children in Idlib at increased risk due to violence and Reports of 17 children killed in Idlib, in north west Syria

Attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director in the Middle East and North Africa AMMAN, 23 March 2018- “The war on children in Syria continues relentlessly and with no mercy. “Across Idlib, 1 million children live amid escalating violence and attacks. UNICEF is calling on those fighting in Idlib to spare children the fate and […]

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Every step counts: Rama’s story

  By Basma Ourfali Little Rama, now eight, has grown up knowing nothing but war. When she was only a toddler, her family was forced to flee their home in east Aleppo as violence escalated, moving from one area to another. The injury Rama was only five years-old when a shell hit the mosque where […]

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Overcoming loss: life in Deir-ez-Zor for Syrian youth

  By Masoud Hasen and Yasmine Saker Two years ago, as Ahmad and his family, headed to the local market in the north-eastern city of Deir-ez-Zor, he did not know that his life was about to change forever. A shell hit the local market and Ahmed, 14 at the time, lost consciousness. He woke up […]

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“Never give up, no matter what”: Shuaib’s story

  By Lina Alqassab Syria, Tartous, 25 February 2018 –  Shuaib had just finished his national Grade 9 French exam, and was heading back to his home in Al-Qadmus in rural Tartous, coastal Syria. Waiting at the crowded bus station with other students in Tartous city, Shuaib heard a loud explosion and felt piercing pain […]

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