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Tag : Crisis in Syria

We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Crisis in Syria"

Running from death in Raqqa

Posted by: UNICEF July 10, 2017

Escaping the fighting in Raqqa involves perilous journeys to reach safety. Those who are trapped inside Raqqa city remain in grave danger as heavy fighting continues. Read more »

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Two refugees, a generation apart

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 13, 2017

A young Syrian refugee and a World War II child refugee tell their story. 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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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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Aid workers in Jordan race to meet the needs of Syrian refugee families

Posted by: Guest Author July 11, 2012

Families fleeing the violence in Syria are seeking refuge in neighbouring Jordan. UNICEF and The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) are racing to provide these families with the help they need. Read more »

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Parent Corner: Talking to your Kids about Disasters

Posted by: Jennifer Story June 18, 2012

Jennifer Story is a freelance writer and mom of two boys, ages 5 and 8. This is the first post in a regular Parent Corner column on this blog. Read more »

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