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We are pleased to present all posts tagged "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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How Far Would You Go To Sit For Exams?

Posted by: UNICEF July 10, 2017

I was in Grade 8 when I was forced to leave school, after fighting started in my village in eastern rural Aleppo. Read more »

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Protecting children against measles in Syria

Posted by: UNICEF May 30, 2017

UNICEF and WHO supported the Ministry of Health to undertake a nationwide immunization campaign inside Syria this week. The campaign aims to reach two million children between the ages of seven months and five years in 12 governorates of the country. Read more »

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Diaries from Syria: a single mother’s journey of hope and fear

Posted by: UNICEF May 15, 2017

Being a mother is miraculous. But for me, being forced live far away from my children just to put bread on the table, has turned this blessing into a curse. Read more »

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Six-year-old Canadian girl gives up birthday gifts for Syrian children

Posted by: UNICEF Canada May 15, 2017

When Anna Puopolo turned five, she raised money for UNICEF’s work with children around the world. “This year,” she says, “we decided to do something a little bigger.” 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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A two-sided reality for children trapped in Madaya

Posted by: UNICEF April 11, 2017

It has been over 100 days since people in the four besieged Syrian towns of Madaya, Zabadani in Rural Damascus and Kefraya and Al-Foah in northern rural Idleb, received any humanitarian assistance. Provision of aid to the 60,000 people who have been trapped under a years-long siege in these towns is restricted by the “Four-town agreement,” an arrangement that further complicates humanitarian operations. On 14 March 2017, UNICEF was part of an inter-agency convoy to the area and delivered much needed nutrition and medical supplies for 30,000 people in the four towns. Read more »

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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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