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Tag : Syria

We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Syria"

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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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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Displaced in Jibreen: Meet the children we’re racing to reach

Posted by: UNICEF January 23, 2017

Since November 2016, nearly 315,000 people have been displaced from fighting in and around Aleppo City in Syria. Read more »

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For the children of Syria, education is their only hope

Posted by: UNICEF January 24, 2017

Sidra, a 14-year-old Syrian refugee, attends one of UNICEF’s 223 Makani learning centres in Jordan near the Syrian border. The Government of Canada is providing support to Makanicentres across Jordan, reaching girls like Sidra with continued education and life skills. Read more »

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Syrians welcomed in Canada

Posted by: UNICEF January 6, 2017

Basel Alrashdan, 11, and his family were the first Syrian family to be resettled on Canada’s Prince Edward Island. 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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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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Aleppo: bringing health and nutrition to threatened children | Real Gifts with Real Impact

Posted by: UNICEF October 25, 2016

Survival Gifts are actual life-saving and life-changing supplies that are distributed around the world to children who are most in need. Each gift we have in our Survival Gift store is carefully chosen based on practical needs in the field; where UNICEF workers and communities are using them to save, improve and protect the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. Read more »

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School in a cave gives Syrian children a safe learning environment

Posted by: UNICEF November 3, 2016

In the Syrian Arab Republic, going to school for many children is fraught with danger. Every day, children and teachers risk their lives to reach a classroom, as schools continue to come under attack. Yet despite these risks, they persist in doing everything they can to get an education that is rightfully theirs. Their stories are ones of determination and resilience. Read more »

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