UNICEF Thanks Kuwait for its Generous Support to help Syria’s Children

Kuwait, 30 March 2015- As the Syria crisis enters its fifth year, UNICEF has been on the ground to meet the most urgent needs of children, with invaluable support from donors. The State of Kuwait, one of UNICEF’s largest donors to the Syria crisis, has contributed nearly 90 million US$ to provide life-saving assistance to […]

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اليونيسف تشكر دولة الكويت على مساهمتها السخية لمساعدة أطفال سوريا

الكويت، 30 آذار/مارس 2015 – مع دخول الأزمة السورية عامها الخامس، لا تزال اليونيسف، وبفضل الدعم القيم من الجهات المانحة، تبذل ما بوسعها لتلبية احتياجات الأطفال الأكثر إلحاحاً. وفي هذا الصدد ساهمت دولة الكويت وهي أحد أكبر الجهات المانحة لاستجابة اليونيسف للأزمة السورية بتقديم حوالي 90 مليون دولار لتوفير المساعدات اللازمة لإنقاذ حياة الأطفال المتأثرين […]

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Malnourished triplets in Aleppo receive life-saving nutrition treatment thanks to the generous support of the UAE

Aleppo/Damascus – Life started promisingly for triplets Maher*, Rawan* and Ahmad* who were born in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo in early 2010. Maher, Rawan and Ahmad were born through Caesarean section. They weighed between 2.1kg to 2.3kg, which is considered a relatively low weight for new born children. Yet their parents, Rana* and […]

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New education centre for Syrian children in Nizip, Turkey

NİZİP/GAZİANTEP, March 18, 2015 – A new education centre for Syrian children officially opened in Gaziantep, Nizip today. The UNICEF-supported education centre was built in partnership with AFAD, and the Ministry of National Education, and with the financial support of the Government of Luxembourg. With a capacity of 1,080 students, the centre has 12 classrooms: […]

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Syria Crisis – 4 Years On: We need investment in the future of children

UNICEF reports on the impact of the long-running conflict on Syria’s infrastructure and calls for more resources for teenagers, whose formative years have known only conflict, and who need alternatives and opportunities. “Four years into this crisis, what we really need is investment in the future of children. And more than anything, we need a […]

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“I want tell you politicians, stop this game so we can go back to our country”

Safa and her family fled the violence in Syria two years ago and now live in Kawergosk refugee camp in northern Iraq. When UNICEF spoke to her in 2012, Safa seemed hopeful about the future. She even sent a message to the children of the world about peace. Two years later and as the bloody […]

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Financial support from the German KfW Development Bank enables UNICEF and partners to provide protective learning environments for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

ZAHLE,Lebanon: The class of about 15 boys fiddle nervously with their Arabic textbooks as they answer questions about their daily life in Lebanon as a refugee. When they hear the question: “Who travels the furthest to get here?” everyone raises their hand, eager to tell their story. The questions were being asked by a delegation […]

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When she fled Syria , Hanan thought she would never see the inside of a classroom again

Za’atari Camp, Jordan – Hanan’s face moves only between the textbook on her desk and the teacher at the front of her class. The 18-year old from Dera’a, southern Syria, is focussed. It’s Hanan’s final school year and she’s studying at one of three UNICEF supported schools in Za’atari refugee camp, northern Jordan. “Education will […]

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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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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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