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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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20/05/2019
Community engagement workers are on the frontline of the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Hundreds of “récos” - relais...

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14/05/2019
With over 1.2 million refugees, Uganda is Africa’s largest refugee hosting country. The majority are from South Sudan and over 60 percent of them are...

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Delivering healthcare to Colombia’s Amazon villages
08/05/2019
In August 2018, torrential rains flooded large regions of Colombia’s Amazon rainforest, where isolated indigenous peoples live in remote communities.

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28/03/2019
Ethiopia is undergoing sweeping reforms, but the winds of democracy and new-found freedoms have also fanned ethnic tensions, very often boiling over...

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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...
Lost in Refuge: Jameela’s story
19/06/2019
Displaced by one of the most severe conflicts in recent, more than 3.6 million Syrians have fled to Turkey, where they decided to seek refuge and a...
RaiseYourPencil
29/05/2019
Worldwide nearly 75 million children have limited or no access to school because of conflicts or natural disasters. Education is a fundamental human...
Lost in Refuge: Hasan’s story
27/05/2019
Life in Halab for Hasan and his family was interrupted when the Syria war broke out. Their little daughter, Mayyar, was also diagnosed with a rare...
24/05/2019
Meet Nilsa, a 28-year-old firefighter who was on the front line against the forest fires in the municipality of Mação in Portugal. Everyday in the...
Emergency Medical Team
06/05/2019
Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique on 14 March 2019, bringing massive destruction, which injured 1600 people and left nearly 600 people dead....