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Over 9,000 children killed or injured in the conflict, according to verified data

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UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore has just concluded a two-day trip to Gaziantep, Turkey, where she visited the humanitarian logistics hub in Bab Al Hawa on the border with Syria. She also toured a Syrian refugee camp in Kahramanmaras.

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UN officials call for cessation of hostilities and protection of children as conflict is about to enter its 10th year.

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Statement attributable to Ted Chaiban, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa

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New Year’s Day is supposed to be a day of hope and a time to look forward to the year ahead. For families in Syria, any hope is all too often extinguished by heart-breaking violence.

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As violence continues today in the town of Ras Al-Ain, the A’llouk water station in the town has now been out of service for more than one week. The station, situated near the fighting, provides water supply for nearly 400,000 people, including many children. 

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Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore

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UNICEF calls for improved humanitarian access and protection of children including re-integration into local communities and safe return to home countries

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Statement by Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa

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