الخبر باللغة العربية Damascus, 15 November 2013 – A joint UN-Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy successfully crossed the lines of conflict to deliver much needed emergency supplies to around 42,000 people in Syria’s besieged Homs governorate. A convoy of 33 truck and trailer units loaded with emergency supplies left Homs last Friday bound for Al […]
الخبر باللغة العربية STATEMENT Mortar attacks on schools kill 9 children in Damascus 29 students injured in the past three weeks Damascus, 12 November 2013 – The killing of innocent children continues in war-torn Syria. UNICEF is outraged by the latest deadly attacks on schools in and around Damascus. Yesterday, five children were reportedly […]
الخبر باللغة العربية Amman – 2 November 2013 – Today marks the first day of a 3 week national vaccination campaign against Measles, Rubella and Polio. Those aged six months to twenty years will receive Measles and Rubella, while children under five years of age will be immunized against polio.
AMMAN, 10 November 2013 – A new, US$4 million-donation from the Government of Japan will help UNICEF provide much needed humanitarian assistance to over 200,000 Syrian refugees and internally displaced people inside Syria and surrounding countries.
الخبر باللغة العربية PRESS RELEASE Beirut, 8 November 2013 – Amidst concerns of the polio outbreak in Syria, UNICEF and the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health launch today a mass vaccination campaign across Lebanon targeting hundreds of thousands of Lebanese and Syrian children under-five.
الخبر باللغة العربية JOINT STATEMENT A week after the Middle East declared a polio emergency in the region, mass vaccination against polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases is under way in Syria, its neighbouring countries and beyond Geneva, New York, 8 November – The largest-ever consolidated immunization response in the Middle East is under way to […]
VIDEO INTERVIEW Yoka Brandt – Deputy Executive Director and Ted Chaiban – Director of Emergency Programmes respond questions related to the humanitarian crisis in Syria. After 10, Seoul, Korea.
الخبر باللغة العربية PRESS RELEASE Beirut, 1 November 2013 – Lebanon’s generosity in supporting more than 400,000 refugee children from Syria should be matched by further international investment in public services such as education, said UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake as he ended a visit to the country.
الخبر باللغة العربية PRESS RELEASE Damascus 29 October 2013 – Following ‘businesslike and encouraging’ discussions, senior Syrian officials and the UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake agreed on the importance of reaching hundreds of thousands of children in some of the worst-affected parts of war-torn Syria with life saving vaccine including those against polio as Mr Lake […]
الخبر باللغة العربية NEWS NOTE Major immunisation campaign under way now in Syria AMMAN / GENEVA, 25 October 2013 – As Syria awaits confirmation of suspected polio cases in the east of the country, UNICEF has joined the World Health Organisation and other partners in mounting a large-scale immunisation effort aimed at protecting as many […]
الخبر باللغة العربية NEWS NOTE Damascus, 24 October 2013 – A UNICEF charter plane carrying urgently-needed vaccines and complementary food for children in Syria has arrived in Beirut. Supplies will be moved by truck into Syria. The cargo plane contained more than 53 metric tonnes of supplies, including 265,000 doses of Measles Mumps and Rubella […]
الخبر باللغة العربية MEDIA RELEASE AMMAN, 22 October 2013 – The government of Japan announced a new donation of $1 million to UNICEF Jordan’s emergency response to the Syrian crisis that will bring its contribution this year to $8 million.
الخبر باللغة العربية AMMAN,1 October 2013 – “UNICEF is appalled by the reported deaths of at least 12 children in an air attack on a secondary school in Raqqa, north east Syria, on 29 September. Reports from the scene say a total of 14 people – most of them students — were killed in the attack […]
الخبر باللغة العربية JOINT PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, 24 September 2013 – UNICEF and the European Union (EU) signed a new cooperation agreement today that provides an additional US$45 million (€ 34. 2 million) to protect children affected by the Syria crisis and promote access to learning in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon.