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“I hate war and weapons. They took away my education.” The EU and UNICEF help thousands of children in Syria cope with years of conflict.

30/05/2018
Six months ago, as violence escalated near their home, Abdullah and his family were faced with another challenge. Together with his parents and six...
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Mali: "European humanitarian aid treats 80 000 children each year whose lives are threatened by malnutrition."

23/05/2018
expert Marion Saurel gives a presentation on malnutrition
What are the different types of malnutrition?Several forms of malnutrition exist between growth deficits and micronutrient deficiencies. But the two...
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Cash as a lifeline for Syrian families in Lebanon

02/05/2018
Aman left Syria in 2012 with her children. They crossed the border, registered with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), and took their papers...
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Back to School in Jordan

20/04/2018
Munir Ahmed al-Mahmoud, a volunteer teacher
Muddy shoes pile up at the entrance of the small tent as morning classes are about to begin. A group of children, all Syrian refugees, listen...
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"Pen instead of a sword": education to overcome hardships

09/04/2018
Luay, young zorro by Unicef Turkey
Luay and his family fled the war in Syria. He says that he "will never return to Syria. There are planes there.” He hates the sounds of planes. Life...

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Dr. Shah Wali
11/03/2019
In one of the few moments of rest that the hectic workload at the EMERGENCY surgical centre for war victims in Laskar-Gah allows you, Shah Wali...

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In Uganda, a new place to call home
28/02/2019
Monica doesn’t know exactly how old she is. She refers to herself as ‘older’. She came to Uganda from Yei town in South Sudan with her 10-year-old...

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22/02/2019
After over seven years of war in Syria, more than 350 000 refugees are still living in makeshift shelter camps in northern Bekaa, a fertile but harsh...

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15/02/2019
What if? When innovation saves lives
07/03/2019
A small coloured band is changing the fight against severe malnutrition. It started out as an innovative approach that was then researched and proved...
Giving children in South Sudan a space to learn
01/03/2019
South Sudan has the highest rate of out-of-school children in conflict-affected areas. With education being one of the most underfunded areas in...
11/01/2019
Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar are home to nearly one million people; 80 percent of the refugees are women and children. They survived...
Reyhab IMC Jordan
08/01/2019
Jordan hosts more than 660 000 people who fled the ruthless war in neighbouring Syria. International Medical Corps (IMC), an EU humanitarian partner...
20/12/2018
Jordan hosts more than 660 000 people who fled the ruthless war in neighbouring Syria. International Medical Corps (IMC), an EU humanitarian partner...