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06/11/2020 - Video
Yemen is the world’s largest humanitarian crisis and one of the most forgotten. Since the start of the war in 2015, many displaced families have faced the same fate: forced to flee their homes, they ended up living in on one of the many camps or...
29/09/2020 - News
Today, Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič will participate in a virtual meeting on refugee education during coronavirus. The event, organised in the margins of the 75th United Nations General Assembly, is co-hosted by Save the...
21/09/2020 - News
Today, Commissioner Lenarčič will participate in “Unlocking Education in Emergencies” panel discussion, which is part of the “Unlock Big Change - Education: the key to a better future” event organised by the Global Business Coalition for Education,...
09/09/2020 - News
On the occasion of the first International Day to Protect Education from Attack, the EU reaffirms the right to quality education for all and the importance of ensuring safe learning environments in humanitarian emergencies and protracted crises.
31/08/2020 - Video
“I don’t want to think about you, you have hurt me a lot, but I would never hurt you back…” are some of the lyrics to a song written by Ali and Mohamad, 2 aspiring rappers from northern Lebanon. These boys never knew how to read and write, but...
22/07/2020 - Video
Some 430,000 children are growing up in the shadow of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, now in its 7th year. Polina is one of them. "Peace is my main dream", she says. With funding from EU Humanitarian Aid, Save the Children makes schools...
29/06/2020 - Photo story
The Syrian war, now in its 10th year, has forced millions to flee their homes. Neighbouring Turkey currently hosts 3.6 million Syrian refugees, over 1.6 million of them children.
25/06/2020 - Video
The war in Syria, now in its 10th year, has forced millions to flee for safety and leave their homes and belongings behind. Neighbouring Turkey currently hosts 3.6 million Syrian refugees, over 1.6 million of them children. Thanks to EU humanitarian...
16/06/2020 - Video
The conflict in eastern Ukraine has now entered its seventh year, affecting around 430,000 children. Daryna from Nyzhnie is one of them. Like other children, she suffers from the distress caused by the hostilities she continues to witness in her...
09/06/2020 - Video
“I like to play ball during the break,” says Anton. The 6-year-old lives in Zolote, eastern Ukraine, where the conflict has now entered its 7th year. He lives with his mother near the so-called line of contact, which divides the government and non-...

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