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23 Apr 2018 description

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 23 April 2018– The United Nations and the European Union will host a Syrian Crisis Donors Conference in Brussels this week to raise funds to help millions of people affected by the Syria conflict.

18 Apr 2018 description
report European Commission

Seven years of war in Syria have taken an enormous toll on the civilian population in the country, causing one of the worst humanitarian crises the world has faced since World War II.

09 Apr 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Focus on Justice, Refugees, Education

22 Feb 2018 description

Foreword: Syria in 2018 – in search of solutions

Noor Al Hussein

This important issue of Forced Migration Review draws our attention to the current challenges facing displaced Syrians and the continuing search for solutions. The statistics of Syrian displacement are staggering – and the numbers continue to rise. Half of Syria’s population has been displaced: five and a half million are registered refugees and over six million are internally displaced.

11 Jan 2018 description

Compendium on Good and Innovative Practices in the Regional Response to the Syria and Iraq Crisis: Volume II launched by UNHCR-UNDP Joint Secretariat

Jan 11, 2018 | News, Press Release

21 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • As of 18 December 2017, the UNICEF 2017/18 winter response in Syria and Syrian refugee host countries reached over 630,000 children but remains 58% underfunded (out of US$72 million appeal) and 880,000 children remain in dire need for support.

23 Oct 2017 description

Odai still dreams of making professional league despite problems

In this age group, you can anticipate that children can focus for around an hour on any given topic in this age range. Reading and writing is often involved but the tasks focus mostly on interaction between peers and with the teachers.

Teaching materials are focused on opportunities for students and teachers to co-create a peaceful classroom environment where children are able to celebrate their differences.

03 Oct 2017 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

Overview on UNHCR’s operations in the Middle East and North Africa

A. Situational context including new developments

Syria situation

16 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Syria is home to four million of the world’s 1.8 billion young people. Syria’s youth population is on the rise and is estimated to surpass four million soon.

The masses of young people represent a huge opportunity for our country. Yet, in countries like Syria, where a crisis has been going on for years and has substantially destroyed infrastructure, young people face tremendous challenges. Crisis has left behind a cracked education system, hunger and displacement, mountains of lost opportunities, and the list goes on.

29 Jul 2017 description
report Theirworld

But $1.5 billion of pledges have still to come in - and more than 500,000 refugee children in Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan are not yet getting an education.

International donors have delivered almost three-quarters of the money pledged for 2017 to help millions of Syrians forced out of their homes by the ongoing conflict - including getting children into school.

08 Jul 2017 description
report Save the Children

In December 2015, Altai Consulting was commissioned by Save the Children’s Middle East and Eurasia Regional Office to conduct a research study on the protection of children fleeing from the Syria conflict and traveling to Europe. Fieldwork was conducted over January and February 2016 and culminated in a total of 198 interviews across 19 locations in eight countries: Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Greece, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Serbia, and Croatia.

28 Apr 2017 description
report UN Security Council

Government Holding Own People Hostage, Says United States, As Russian Federation Cites Local Truces, Continuing ‘Double Standards’

Condemning the latest attacks on civilians in Syria today, the United Nations humanitarian chief told the Security Council that real progress was needed to “stymie the tide of death” in that country.

03 Apr 2017 description
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Regional Overview

During 2016, refugees from Syria in the region and communities hosting them continued to require protection and assistance, with complex and evolving needs.

06 Feb 2017 description

After visiting Jordan and Lebanon, Priti Patel welcomed progress for Syrian refugees but warned that more intrenational help was needed.

06 Jan 2017 description

Fatima and Zahed escaped Syria to Turkey in the fall of 2014, after war destroyed their homes in Kobane, Syria. Zahed, 34, had been a primary school teacher in Kobane. Fatima, 28, was also interested in teaching. “I was in my first year at the University of Aleppo, and working part-time in a school.” The war interrupted her plans.