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.
الخبر باللغة العربية PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, 23 September 2013 – The plight of civilians trapped by the conflict inside Syria is becoming increasingly desperate, and more efforts are needed now to enable the humanitarian access that will safeguard thousands of children’s lives, said UNICEF.
By Mohamad Kanawati DARA’A, Syria, 17 September 2013 — I was part of a UNICEF team that joined with five other UN agencies on a recent humanitarian assessment mission to Syria’s south. The aim was to assess the situation in Dara’a, deliver emergency supplies, and meet with partner agencies.
By David Youngmeyer UNICEF, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and other partners around Syria, is supporting a Back to Learning campaign which aims to reach 1 million conflict-affected primary school-aged children.
الخبر باللغة العربية Press Release Damascus, 15 September 2013 – As the new school year starts in Syria today, many children face extraordinary challenges to continuing their education. Now in its third year, the conflict has left almost 4,000 schools – or around one in five – damaged, destroyed or sheltering internally displaced families.
Loading emergency school kits for distribution in Syria At UNICEF’s warehouse in Rural Damascus, on 14 September 2013, workers load school kits on to trucks for distribution. Each kit contains school bags with stationary supplies such as pens and notebooks. UNICEF, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and the support of the European Union […]
By David Youngmeyer TARTUS, Syria, 9 September 2013 – Amanda, 7, eats popcorn from a paper cone as she takes a break from an activities programme for displaced children in eastern Tartous governorate.
Field Diary By Alma Hassoun Tartous, Syria, 6 September 2013 — In a peaceful mountain area of rural Tartous, western Syria, the fighting and destruction affecting other parts of the country seems very far away.
Funding desperately needed to increase learning opportunities for children Press Release AMMAN, 6 September 2013-Since last school year, almost two million Syrian children have dropped out of school, nearly 40 per cent of all pupils registered in grades 1 to 9. One million Syrian children are now refugees and helping them back to school is […]
Press release Amman/Damascus/Brussels, 5 September 2013 – UNICEF welcomed today an announcement by the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO) of a new, €5 million donation that will benefit Syrian children in Iraq, Jordan and Syria.
Press release AMMAN, 4 September 2013- Amidst heightened tensions across the region and as the number of Syria’s refugees rises beyond 2 million – half of them children – UNICEF continues to provide urgent life-saving supplies to children inside Syria and in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt.
Press release 100 MT of supplies will support vital services for over 20,000 new Syrian children and their families in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ERBIL, Iraq, 1 September 2013 – A plane carrying 100 tonnes of UNICEF emergency supplies to assist Syrian refugee children and families arrived this evening in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of […]
By Chris Niles A UNICEF staff member talks about the toll the Syrian crisis is taking on the children of Al Qusayr – and about those who are working tirelessly to respond to their growing needs.
By Priyanka Pruthi Devastating conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic has forced one million children to flee their homeland. Eight-year-old Aya is one of them. BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon, 22 August 2013 – Her smile is contagious. Her energy is infectious. She’s playful, she’s sporty, she’s talented.
UNICEF/UNHCR – Joint press release GENEVA/NEW YORK, 23 August 2013 – With Syria’s war well into its third year, the number of Syrian children forced to flee their homeland as refugees has now reached one million. “This one millionth child refugee is not just another number,” said UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake. “This is a real […]