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Meet Muhammed Ali - a refugee boy stranded in Greece

30/11/2016
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Like the majority of the estimated 60 000 refugees now stranded in Greece, Muhammed Ali's family fled violence in Syria. Unlike most of them, he was...
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Supporting people affected by conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo

30/11/2016
A brighter future for MariamuMariamu lives with her four children in a village called Kweriba, just outside the Masisi centre. Ever since her...
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Education in Emergencies: Teaching Peace.

28/11/2016
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Aicha comes from Nigeria where she was, in her own words, "The mother of many children. That’s why they called me Mama Aicha."Back in Nigeria, she...
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Helping Syrian Refugee Women Combat Violence

28/11/2016
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S.'s Story: Learning to Break The Cycle S*. is a 34 year-old Syrian woman born in Hama, west-central Syria. She was married at the age of 16 and has...
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Empowering Syrian Voices: “I want these voices heard”

25/11/2016
Growing up, Ayat had much in common with her father, strong opinions and a desire to share them. Having just completed her final year of high school...

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15/11/2016
Three years ago, Central African Republic was torn apart by unspeakable violence. Today, the country is making progress towards reconciliation and...

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People are taken for registration and screening after an often harrowing and tiring journey to the border. The European Commission's humanitarian aid department (ECHO) supports the reception of refugees at the border. © EU/ECHO/Anouk Delafortrie
People are taken for registration and screening after an often harrowing and tiring journey to the border. The European Commission's humanitarian aid department (ECHO) supports the reception of refugees at the border. © EU/ECHO/Anouk Delafortrie
09/11/2016
You know it's time to leave when your 3 sons and 2 daughters lose their lives in violence that is not of their making.

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Honduras: restoring hope for children affected by urban violence.
Honduras: restoring hope for children affected by urban violence.
25/10/2016
Central American countries are some of the poorest in Latin America. They are also some of the most violent in the world. Every year, tens of...

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20/10/2016
In 2015, Myanmar suffered its worst floods in a century. This summer, Myanmar was again struck by severe flooding; monsoon rains wreaked havoc in...

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By Michal Lacza. Photos: ECHO/ERCC
12/10/2016
Hurricane Matthew formed from a tropical wave which moved west from the African coast across the Atlantic Ocean

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#EmergencyLessons: Boštjan Nachbar goes back to school to meet children in Guinea
02/12/2016
Boštjan Nachbar is a Slovenian basketball player and an Ambassadors for #EmergencyLessons, a campaign seeking to increase awareness, understanding...

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Vietnam: An inclusive approach to better disaster preparedness
02/12/2016
With a coastline of stretching more than 3 200 kilometres, Vietnam is exposed to a wide variety of natural disasters, including typhoons, floods and...

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#EmergencyLessons: Slova Jaro Bekr visits EU-UNICEF school projects in Ukraine
29/11/2016
Jaro Bekr is a professional dancer from Slovakia who is actively supporting the #EmergencyLessons campaign, an awareness-raising initiative on the...

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Supporting refugee families in mainland Greece
25/11/2016
With the generous contribution of €25 million from EU Humanitarian Aid, UNHCR is supporting the Greek authorities in assisting refugees and migrants...

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#EmergencyLessons: Youth Ambassador Jovana visits Syrian children attending school in Jordan
24/11/2016
Jovana Kuzman is a 19-year-old Italian girl who is lending her support to the campaign on education in emergencies #EmergencyLessons run by the EU...