Syria Crisis April 2017 Humanitarian Results

• UNICEF reached 408,800 people in 243 hard-to-reach locations in Syria with life-saving interventions and critical WASH, education, health and nutrition and child protection services and delivered supplies for 12,200 beneficiaries in 12 besieged areas. Items from Interagency Emergency Health Kits, diarrheal disease sets, paediatric kits and midwifery kits were removed from inter-agency convoys to […]

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Statement attributable to Hanaa Singer, UNICEF Representative in Syria on the besieged area of Madaya

DAMASCUS, 15 January 2016 – “UNICEF welcomes the access granted to trapped children this week and can confirm that cases of severe malnutrition were found among children in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya following our participation in the second joint UN/Syrian Arab Red Crescent/ICRC humanitarian mission to the area on Thursday[1]. “UNICEF is particularly […]

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UNICEF humanitarian supplies reach children under siege in Madaya

On Monday, January 11th 2016, A UNICEF team took part in the humanitarian convoy that delivered the much needed aid for children and families in Madaya. UNICEF delivered therapeutic food, multiple micro-nutrients, high energy biscuits and other nutrition supplies for the treatment of severe and acute malnutrition.  

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UNICEF/UK AID partnership improves water and sanitation in Syrian schools

By Yasmine Saker Lattakia/ Tartous- Every child in Syria has the right to a healthy physical learning environment. To make this a reality to over 65,000 children in Tartous and Lattakia, UNICEF in partnership with the UK AID is supporting rehabilitation of toilets, hand washing facilities and water fountains in 80 schools in the two […]

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UNICEF provides life-saving winter assistance to one million children in Syria

By Masoud Hasen and Shushan Mebrahtu Deep winter has arrived in Qamishli, a city in north-eastern Syria. Temperatures have begun to drop as low as 3°C, making the harshest living conditions even more desperate. In a former primary school-turned-shelter, families forced to flee their homes live in crammed, freezing classrooms, using whatever materials they can […]

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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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At 6 years old, Syrian boy Abdullah has already a job

Abdullah, 6, fled his home with his mother, father, three brothers and three sisters as a result of the conflict that was threatening their town. Abdullah is not currently going to school and instead spends his days helping his father to mend stoves in his shop. His father said, “Abdullah learned how to clean and […]

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Syrian refugee children at work in the fields in Lebanon

Thousands of Syrian refugee children, some as young as 7, spend their days working in the fields in Lebanon. In this photo story, children and women are harvesting potatoes in the Bekaa Valley, where they earn as little as USD $2 a day. The children arrive at work on the farm first thing in the […]

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Life on the streets when you should be in the class

GAZIANTEP, Turkey – Dotted around the parks and streets of towns in southern Turkey, there are Syrian children selling small packets of tissues. They loiter in parks and on street corners, hoping passers-by will take pity and give them a Turkish Lira (TL) ($0.4) or two. The total number of Syrians in Turkey is over […]

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Baseline Assessment of Child Labour among Syrian Refugees in Za’atari Refugee Camp – Jordan

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Child labourers becoming invisible in Za’atari

PRESS RELEASE Click to download report  ZA’ATARI CAMP, Jordan 11th June 2015 – The sight of Syrian children working in Za’atari refugee camp is so common that there is a danger of tolerance and acceptance to child labour, warns a new report released today by UNICEF Jordan and Save the Children International. The ‘Assessment of […]

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Syrian children in Jordan forced to take on adult roles

JORDAN VALLEY- The sun burns off the early morning mist to reveal a barren landscape punctuated by fields of bright green. This is the Jordan Valley, the food bowl of the country, where crops grow all year-round. This fertile land generates jobs. Sultan, a 12-year old from Hama central Syria, collects water from a plastic […]

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Lebanon Street-based Children Report, 2015

الخبر باللغة العربية Ministry of Labour, ILO, UNICEF, Save the Children launch study on plight of working children on streets in Lebanon Download report in English PDF Download report in Arabic PDF BEIRUT, 16th February 2015 – A study launched today sheds light on the plight of working street-based children in Lebanon. The report, “Children […]

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Amidst the harsh winter in Lebanon, vulnerable children receive warm clothing

UNICEF Lebanon is providing winter items to a total of 478,000 vulnerable Syrian, Lebanese, and Palestine refugee children in the country this year, to help cope with the harsh conditions. This includes clothes for 130,000 children, blankets for households, tarpaulins, vouchers for clothing, fuel for heating, flood mitigation measures, with a budget of USD 11.5 […]

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Mobilising Local Participation for Delivering Quality Services in Aleppo

Field Diary By Mark Choonoo, UNICEF’s Chief of Field Office in Aleppo, Syria. القصة باللغة العربية Aleppo, 5 February 2015 – The freezing hall was warmed up by the excitement and happy giggling of more than 300 children and about 150 women as I briefly joined my UNICEF colleagues during a Child Health Day in […]

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