UNICEF Regional Response Activities 2015 – November 2015

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Saad; a Scar Left by the Syrian War

By Basma Ourfali Aleppo, 19 November 2015 – 12 year-old Saad has a blister on his left cheek. Appearing over a year ago, the blister became increasingly bigger and deeper. Saad didn’t know what it was until a health worker referred him to the Leishmaniosis Control Centre in Aleppo, where he started his long treatment; […]

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In Syria’s Idleb health workers face a formidable task to immunize children against polio

    By Yasmine Saker  Idleb, 17 November, 2015- As the sixteenth nationwide polio immunization campaign concludes aiming to reach three million children in Syria, the north-western governorate of Idleb was one of the focus areas of the campaign. Active conflict and insecurity has been limiting access to services including vaccines and healthcare, making Idleb […]

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European Union – UNICEF: Creating a Path to Early Recovery for Education in Syria

Click Here To Download The Full Album EU donations in Syria help 2, 5 million children to go back to school The nearly five- year conflict has had a staggering effect on the education and the future of Syrian children. Two million children are out of school and over 400,000 are at risk of dropping […]

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European Union’s humanitarian office grants additional €6 million to UNICEF for emergency cash assistance to the most vulnerable Syrian refugee children in Jordan

PRESS RELEASE AMMAN, Jordan, 12 Nov. 2015 – The European Commission has announced extra funding of € 6 million to support UNICEF’s child cash grant (CCG) programme, which will  help sustain emergency cash assistance to the most vulnerable Syrian refugee families in Jordan. The families receiving assistance under the grant include 15,000 of the most […]

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No Lost Generation, one a child at a time: Nuha’s story

  By Leena Taha “This was my friend Sara’s house, here is the place where my brother used to buy me ice cream,” 11 year old Nuha points out as she makes her way to school through the rubble of the old city of Homs. “There, hmm I don’t remember what was there,” says Nuha […]

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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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