منظّمة اليونيسيف ودولة الكويت :إنقاذ الحياة، بناء القدرة على المواجهة والصمود

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UNICEF and the State of Kuwait: Partners for Children

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UNICEF welcomes latest Kuwait donation for children of Syria

NEW YORK, 12 June 2015 – Millions of Syrian children will benefit from the generous US$45 million donation made by the Government of Kuwait, UNICEF said today. This brings Kuwait’s total donations to UNICEF in just three years to US$134.5 million to support the humanitarian response for Syrian children. “After more than four years of […]

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اليونيسف ترحب بالتبرع الكويتي الجديد لأطفال سوريا

نيويورك، 12/ 6/ 2015 – أفادت اليونيسف اليوم بأن ملايين الأطفال السوريين سيستفيدون من تبرع حكومة دولة الكويت السخي الذي وصلت قيمته إلى 45 مليون دولار. وبهذا تكون قيمة تبرعات حكومة الكويت لليونيسف خلال ثلاث سنوات قد وصلت إلى 134.5 مليون دولار أمريكي لدعم الاستجابة الإنسانية للأطفال السوريين. وفي هذا الصدد تقول نائبة المدير التنفيذي لليونيسف، […]

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Education: Small investment, Big Impact – Syrian teachers welcome UNICEF incentive initiative

KAHRAMANMARAŞ, Turkey – “It was like a festival,” says Raid Ramadan, a Syrian teacher now teaching Syrian refugees in Turkey. He is referring to the day when he and his colleagues went to the local post office to draw out their first payments under a new incentive scheme. “Everybody took their money and went back […]

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Safe and adequate water for children and families in Za’atari

Za’atari camp, Jordan – Ahed, 12, arrives from school as we are chatting with her mother about life in the camp. She shyly greets us and sits besides her mother. “Ahed, why don’t you get some water before you settle down,” her mother asks her. Ahed disappears and her mother continues telling us about how […]

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UNICEF Thanks Kuwait for its Generous Support to help Syria’s Children

Kuwait, 30 March 2015- As the Syria crisis enters its fifth year, UNICEF has been on the ground to meet the most urgent needs of children, with invaluable support from donors. The State of Kuwait, one of UNICEF’s largest donors to the Syria crisis, has contributed nearly 90 million US$ to provide life-saving assistance to […]

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Intense fighting hampers vital polio vaccination efforts in Syria

القصة بالعربية By Razan Rashidi Deir Ezzor- Damascus, 7 May 2014: Vaccination teams are braving intense fighting in Syria’s north-eastern province of Deir Ezzor amid ongoing efforts to protect children against the crippling polio virus following an outbreak of the disease in the same area last year.

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UNICEF supports children in Lebanon to deal with trauma thanks to Kuwait funding

Lebanon, 1 May, 2014 – By fleeing the conflict in Syria, refugee children may have escaped the physical dangers they faced back home, but they often come bearing invisible scars left by what they’ve witnessed. To help with this, UNICEF supports informal classes where refugee children can play and take part in activities in a […]

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Oum Hani and her family wait in the queue at the mobile vaccination unit

Oum Hani and her children queue for polio vaccines in Syria

By Razan Rashidi Al Emrat, Syria, 15 April 2014 – Oum Hani is queuing at a mobile vaccination unit to give two of her children under five and her nephew polio vaccines. She and her nine children live with her brother in Al Emrat village, in the suburbs of Damascus. The family fled their home […]

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A mother with her baby girl outside the health centre

Focusing on hard-to-reach children for polio vaccination campaign in Syria

By Razan Rashidi Rural Damascus, 7 April 2014 – “One drop, two drops,” a mother counts along with a health worker at Dahiet Qudsaya health centre in Rural Damascus. Her three-year-old daughter cries at the unusual taste of the polio vaccine in her mouth, but the mother calms her down: “Now you will grow up […]

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UNICEF welcomes new Kuwait donation for children of Syria

NEW YORK, 7 April 2014 – Millions of Syrian children will benefit from a generous US$ 34.5 million donation by the government of Kuwait, UNICEF said today. This brings Kuwait’s total donations to UNICEF in just two years to close to US$ 90 million. “This contribution will help to scale up lifesaving interventions for the millions of children […]

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UNICEF hails Lebanese government’s support for education initiative to get Lebanese and Syrian children back to learning

الخبر باللغة العربية AMMAN/BEIRUT, 20 January 2014 – An initiative aimed at increasing learning opportunities for Syrian and Lebanese children in Lebanon was at the centre of discussions between Caretaker Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, and a UNICEF delegation led by Deputy Executive Director, Ms. Yoka Brandt, at last week’s international pledging conference for the Syria […]

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UNICEF-Kuwait partnership to help the children of Syria

Nearly three years after the Syria crisis began, a generation of children is under threat. Inside Syria, more than 4 million children need urgent help. More than 1.1 million other Syrian children now live as refugees. Thanks to the generosity of the State of Kuwait much has been done to improve the situation for Syrian […]

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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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