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Jordan’s learning centres help children caught in conflict get back to school

Posted by: David Morley April 25, 2017

One of my strongest memories from this seemingly endless war is of a young Syrian refugee girl I met in Duhok, Kurdistan, Iraq – 12 years old and three years out of school – who had forgotten how to read. What kind of hope could there be for a society that, in this day and age, could let children lose their education? Read more »

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UNICEF Jordan’s Makani centres reach the most vulnerable children

Posted by: David Morley April 25, 2017

“Our village was so tiny, so far away and so unimportant that we thought the war would never reach us.” Hassan gave a sad shrug. “We were wrong.” Read more »

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Millions of children on the move at risk from harsh winter

Posted by: UNICEF January 24, 2017

Millions of children who are already vulnerable are facing a winter without warm clothing and heating. 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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UNICEF Canada Ambassador Zahra Al-Harazi travels to Jordan to see UNICEF`s work for Syrian refugees – Part 3 of 3

Posted by: UNICEF Canada August 16, 2016

I am home in Canada now after spending time at the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan, where I met several refugee families. Weeks later, I still see the faces of Syrian girls and boys, mothers and fathers struggling to survive. I am still moved by their stories. They are very present in my mind because their hopes, dreams and desires are just like yours and mine. Read more »

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UNICEF Canada Ambassador Zahra Al-Harazi travels to Jordan to see UNICEF’s work with Syrian refugees – Part 2 of 3

Posted by: UNICEF Canada August 8, 2016

My first day in Jordan was the most amazing, gut wrenching, humbling, wonderful day that I can remember. Read more »

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UNICEF Canada Ambassador Zahra Al-Harazi travels to Jordan to see UNICEF’s work with Syrian refugees – Part 1 of 3

Posted by: UNICEF Canada August 2, 2016

I am at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany waiting to board my flight to Amman, Jordan. This is the first time I am making myself read the whole UNICEF briefing document on our visit to the Za'atari and Baqaa refugee camps. Read more »

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Healing through art in Azraq camp

Posted by: Guest Author March 11, 2015

As the devastating conflict in Syria enters its fifth year, we take this opportunity to share a story of the kind of hope our supporters are bringing to the millions of children affected. Read more »

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See What I See: Young Syrian refugees use photography as an outlet

Posted by: Guest Author April 30, 2013

A group of Syrian children sheltering at Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan are taking part in a three-month photography project designed to help them recover from their extreme stress. Read more »

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Field Diary: Witnessing pockets of hope and stories of resilience in the midst of turmoil

Posted by: Guest Author February 15, 2013

UNICEF Emergency Specialist, Mark Choonoo, was recently in Homs on a one-month long mission. He describes the situation he saw there and the impact of the conflict on children and families. Read more »

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