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Objects I Carried With Me: Stories from Syrian Children

Posted by: UNICEF Canada March 8, 2019

March 15 marks the 8th year-mark of the war in Syria. There are now millions of children living in Syria, and in neighboring countries, who have never known anything but war. This photo series takes you through the memories of Syrian children – now living in Za’atari Refugee Camp – and the objects they brought with them that encapsulate those memories. Read more »

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Keeping Children Warm Through 2019

Posted by: UNICEF Canada January 11, 2019

Cold temperatures, frozen ground, falling snow – winter is business as usual for Canadians but for millions of children in Middle East, it is not. They need warmth this winter. Support UNICEF in helping displaced children in Middle East and North Africa. Read more »

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Lama’s Story: New Winter Clothes in the Refugee Camp

Posted by: UNICEF Canada October 31, 2018

A Syrian child refugee story: last winter, a cheerful red sweater changed everything for 9-year-old Lama, who lives in Za’atari Refugee Camp, Jordan. Read her story and learn more about how you can help refugee children like Lama. Read more »

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The four pillars of child health and well-being

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 7, 2018

This year, UNICEF will concentrate on four critical areas where we can help the most children. Read more »

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Surviving Winter in Syria

Posted by: UNICEF December 11, 2017

Conflict has changed every part of Syria over the past six years, including winter. Any happy memories of snow filled streets and fields are now gone. Forced to flee their homes and live in camps and shelters offering little protection from the cold, winter is a real struggle for children in Syria. Freezing temperatures, snow and heavy rain will make life a struggle for children who have been forced from their homes. Read more »

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Ayat, the Teacher

Posted by: UNICEF November 2, 2017

The story of Ayat, a 12-year old girl who fled with her family from Ar-Raqqa, Syria amid violence and who is making the best of her situation by helping others. Read more »

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Building resilience and social cohesion for children in Jordan

Posted by: Marie-Hélène Bachand August 31, 2017

Seven years of conflict in Syria have driven millions of Syrians into exile. More than 660,000 of them are in Jordan, and 51 per cent are under the age of 18. With access only to precarious employment, the refugees in Jordan hold on to the hope of returning to their country, but violence and instability in the region suggest that the situation will not improve any time soon. Read more »

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The children of Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp, five years on

Posted by: UNICEF July 31, 2017

An update on the lives of some of the 430,000 people, mostly Syrian refugees, who have lived in or passed through the Za'atari Refugee Camp over the last five years. Read more »

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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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