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18 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF calls on partners to integrate all uprooted children – migrants, refugees, internally displaced, asylum seekers or unaccompanied – into the education system where they live.
18 Sep 2017 description
The Commission continues to insist that there is no military solution to the conflict. As the war lingers on, there is no doubt that the suffering of civilians remains as persistent as ever.
15 Sep 2017 description
The five trucks of aid arrived in Deir Ez-Zor on 14 September after a 22-hour journey from Homs with much-needed shelter materials, plastic sheeting, solar lamps, kitchen and hygiene sets for 30,000 people.
15 Sep 2017 description
This year’s "The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" warns that the long-term declining trend in undernourishment seems to have come to a halt and may have even reversed.
14 Sep 2017 description
The humanitarian situation inside the city remains dire, with a majority of the remaining population reportedly facing deteriorating humanitarian, health, living and security conditions.
14 Sep 2017 description
report Theirworld
Almost 300,000 children in temporary education centres will be gradually transferred to official schools. Another 360,000 not currently in education will also start to move into classrooms.
14 Sep 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch tracked education pledges made at a conference in London last year, following the money trail from the largest donors to Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan.
13 Sep 2017 description
Returns increase to Ninewa Governorate, with 8,000 persons returning to Mosul and surrounding areas in the first ten days of September, while displacement picks up in west Anbar.
13 Sep 2017 description
Three mass immunization rounds have been carried out in Deir Ez-Zor and Raqqa governorates, Syria, in response to an outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type-2 (cVDPV2).
12 Sep 2017 description
UNICEF and the IOM analysed the journeys of 11,000 young migrants and refugees along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes to Europe.
11 Sep 2017 description
80,000 stranded residents received crucial food and medicine aid as the Syrian Arab Red Crescent accessed the city by land for the first time in three years.
11 Sep 2017 description
While detailing human rights violations in 40 countries, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein highlights the Rohingya situation in Myanmar, calling it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
10 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
According to the latest data, 28.2 million children are in need of immediate assistance in the region, over 90 percent of these children live in conflict-affected countries.
08 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF states that as heavy fighting intensified over the past months especially in Syria and Iraq, children have been caught in the direct line of fire, facing grave risks to their lives.
06 Sep 2017 description
In new report, UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria charts trends and patterns of international human rights and humanitarian law violations between March and July 2017.
06 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
With 11.5 per cent of school-age children – or 123 million – missing out on learning today, the percentage of 6-15-year-olds who are out of school has barely decreased, UNICEF said.
30 Aug 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
International backers of negotiations to end the conflict should ensure that any transitional process includes a robust independent body to investigate thousands of “disappeared.”
28 Aug 2017 description
report UN News Service
Conflict is man-made, and, therefore, it’s capable of being unmade by man; the humanitarian suffering that is brought about by it can be reduced and eliminated over time, said UN relief chief Stephen O’Brien.
28 Aug 2017 description
For six years, tensions have simmered as 1.5 million Syrians poured into Lebanon, equal to around a quarter of its population and the refugees have faced waves of hostility.
25 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
According to reports UNICEF is receiving from inside Raqqa city, several thousand children continue to be trapped in the city with little or no access to food and safe water.