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Tag : Children of Syria

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How Syria's Children Endure — Saja Tells Her Story

Posted by: UNICEF April 11, 2017

Meet Saja, 13. She lost her leg in a bomb attack more than two years ago in the Bab Al-Nairab neighborhood in Eastern Aleppo. Her brother was killed in another attack. After being displaced several times, she and her family have settled in the partially destroyed Al-Ashrafieh neighborhood in western Aleppo. Read more »

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How Aleppo's orphans find a place to call home

Posted by: UNICEF March 23, 2017

What happens when you lose a parent in Syria? Read more »

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Hitting rock bottom: Children’s suffering in Syria at its worst, UNICEF reports on sixth anniversary of deadly conflict

Posted by: UNICEF Canada March 12, 2017

Grave violations against children in Syria were the highest on record in 2016, said UNICEF in a grim report of the conflict’s impact on children, as the war reaches six years. Read more »

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Children and families in Syria face dropping temperatures with little protection from the cold

Posted by: UNICEF February 13, 2017

For children and their families across Syria, winter used to bring joy. But after six years of conflict, childhood memories of getting cosy around the heater, playing in the snow and warm winter clothes, are all but forgotten. Read more »

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Crisis in Aleppo: Winter is the latest threat to children in conflict-ridden Syrian city

Posted by: UNICEF December 16, 2016

As people continue to flee the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, UNICEF is working to reach displaced families with the supplies they need to survive the brutal winter. Some children have lost or become separated from their families, leaving them even more vulnerable. Read more »

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Manar's family prepares for the winter in Za'atari Camp

Posted by: UNICEF December 5, 2016

Originally from Dara'a in Syria, the family have been in Za'atari since its beginning and are coming up to the five-year mark of living in the camp. Read more »

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Water cuts add to the daily challenge of survival for Aleppo’s children

Posted by: UNICEF November 16, 2016

Water cuts and attacks on pumping stations regularly deny water to the people of Aleppo. For eight-year-old Huda and her family, collecting water has become a greater challenge with each passing year of the Syrian conflict. Read more »

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Going to school turns into a nightmare for Aleppo’s children

Posted by: UNICEF October 18, 2016

At 08:30 a.m. as I was starting my day in the office, logging into my computer when the sad news came in – a mortar struck children on their way to the Hatem Al Ta’i primary school. Read more »

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A call to end violence against children in Syria on this International Day of Non-Violence

Posted by: Karine Morin September 30, 2016

The United Nations, in declaring October 2 as the International Day of Non-Violence, sought to reassert the universal importance of non-violence while promoting a culture revolving around peace, tolerance and understanding. The past week’s events in Syria, however, speak to a conflict transformed into a humanitarian crisis that has worsened with time. In eastern Aleppo alone, at least 96 children have been killed and 223 others injured. Such circumstances make it increasingly harder to deliver desperately needed humanitarian aid. Below are stories, told through pictures, that depict the dedication of the teams from UNICEF and its partner organizations over the last week. What they show is courage, determination and hope amidst all of the horror. Read more »

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An appeal to end the suffering in Syria

Posted by: UNICEF Canada January 20, 2016

More than 120 humanitarian organizations and United Nations agencies issued a joint appeal today urging the world to raise their voices and call for an end to the Syria crisis and to the suffering endured by millions of civilians. The appeal also outlines a series of immediate, practical steps that can improve humanitarian access and the delivery of aid to those in need inside Syria. Read more »

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