The Syrian conflict and Europe’s refugee crisis in numbers

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Khalid’s story: A young man from Syria in the tent city shaping the copper wires into his future

SURUC, Turkey, May 2015 – Some people become artists after finishing art schools or conservatories while some are just born that way. Khalid from Kobane is the latter. Although he does not want to admit that he is an artist, he is surely has an inherent talent. After a couple of days manipulating simple copper […]

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Young Syrian volunteers help support children at Child Friendly Spaces in refugee camps in Turkey

HARRAN, Turkey, 21 April 2015 – UNICEF’s Child Friendly Spaces (CFS), established to support Syrian refugee children in Turkey, are giving young volunteers a chance to develop their skills in working with children. At the CFS, children are encouraged to participate in group activities that help them to learn, relate with others and share ideas. […]

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New education centre for Syrian children in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey

KAHRAMANMARAŞ, April 22, 2015 – A new education centre for Syrian children was officially opened in Kahramanmaraş today. The UNICEF-supported education centre was built in partnership with the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) and the Ministry of National Education, with financial support from the European Commission. With a total capacity of 1,080 students, […]

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