UNICEF participates in 2nd High Level International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, January 15, 2014

الخبر باللغة العربية What: UNICEF delegation to the 2nd High Level International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria in Kuwait City. Who: Yoka Brandt, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Maria Calivis, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa Ted Chaiban, UNICEF Director of Emergencies, New York Headquarters When: Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 9:00am to […]

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Bringing learning to Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

By Miriam Azar “A child in school is a child protected.” – UNICEF Representative in Lebanon Annamaria Laurini BEIRUT, Lebanon, 10 January 2014 – Many of the younger children struggle to hold a pen. Some don’t know how; others have forgotten. “This is the first time I have gone to school in two years,” says […]

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UNICEF supports catch-up classes for conflict-affected children in Homs

The conflict and violence in Syria have left close to 2.3 million children out of school or at risk of dropping out. One out of every five schools is destroyed, damaged or being used as a shelter for displaced families, and in some cases parents have been afraid to let their children leave the house because […]

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No Lost Generation: Strategic Overview

Secretary-General supports Children of Syria as No Lost Generation initiative launched

PRESS RELEASE #childrenofsyria #NOlostgeneration NEW YORK, 7 January 2014 — The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon today added his support to a campaign led by UNICEF, UNHCR, Save the Children and UNICEF that calls for Champions for the Children of Syria as part of the new No Lost Generation strategy. “Many, many children […]

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Distribution of UNICEF blankets to families in Lattakia

LATTAKIA, Syria, 2 January 2014 – As winter continues to batter Syria, having brought snow to some areas and widespread cold temperatures, UNICEF is providing winter supplies to help keep children and families warm. The winter weather worsens the already difficult living conditions for children and families caught up in the crisis. Some 9.3 million […]

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