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We are pleased to present all posts tagged "refugees"

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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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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UNICEF @ 70: Then and Now

Posted by: UNICEF December 9, 2016

Seventy years ago UNICEF was founded to bring lifesaving aid, long-term support, and hope to children whose lives and futures are put at risk by conflict, by crises, by crushing poverty, and, increasingly, by the effects of climate change. UNICEF’s work for the most disadvantaged, excluded, and vulnerable children has never been more relevant, nor more urgent. Read more »

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Drama of new life and death for children on the move to Italy

Posted by: UNICEF October 19, 2016

For once it was a moment not of anxiety and despair but to stop and celebrate. For once we felt the thrill of new life, new hope in the ongoing drama of life and death of children on the move in the Central Mediterranean. Read more »

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My wish for refugee and migrant children

Posted by: UNICEF September 26, 2016

To raise awareness on social media and especially on Instagram, UNICEF reached out to some of the biggest illustrators on the channel. We asked them: What do you wish for refugee and migrant children? 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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Five Friendships That Remind Us What Giving Truly Means

Posted by: Stefanie Carmichael July 29, 2016

For millions of children around the world, life can be a daily struggle. From managing a disability, to overcoming cyberbullying, to escaping conflict, children face challenges many adults couldn’t even imagine. But the lucky ones don’t have to go through it alone. On the International Day of Friendship, we want you to meet five sets of friends who remind us what giving truly means. Read more »

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Father’s Day stories: meet five remarkable dads

Posted by: UNICEF Canada June 13, 2016

From the everyday to the extraordinary, these fathers will do anything for their children. They all believe that the greatest gift they can ever give to their children is the chance for a better future. To honour Father’s Day, here are stories of fathers who struggle against the odds to ensure their children survive and thrive. Read more »

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Finding hope - powerful photos the world needs to see

Posted by: UNICEF May 25, 2016

A Syrian refugee giving back. A child dancing after a devastating earthquake. A love-struck couple marrying after their village in Nigeria was attacked. Our work brings us to crises around the world, but these photos show that hope and resilience prevail, even in the most trying of times. Read more »

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