Over half a million children in northwest Syria forced to flee amid continued violence and harsh weather

  PRESS RELEASE  Over half a million children in northwest Syria forced to flee amid continued violence and harsh weather 77 children killed or injured in the fighting since the beginning of the year UNICEF spokespersons in the region are available for interview New multimedia materials available here: https://weshare.unicef.org/Package/2AM4080EHO1F GENEVA/AMMAN/NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 18 February 2020 – More than … Continued

UNICEF and partners vaccinate 230K in Iraq and Syria against polio and measles, many affected by fresh violence

At least 80,000 children flee their homes due to recent violence in northeast Syria DUBLIN/AMMAN 25 October 2019 – UNICEF and partners have provided polio and measles vaccines for nearly 232,000 children under the age of five in Al-Hasakeh governorate, northeast of Syria, including in collective shelters and camps such as Al-Hol and A’reesha. In … Continued

70,000 children displaced as violence escalates in Syria 

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore  Download visuals here NEW YORK, 14 October 2019 – “UNICEF estimates that nearly 70,000 children have been displaced since hostilities in northeast Syria escalated nearly a week ago.   “UNICEF confirms that at least four children have been killed and nine others injured in northeast Syria. Seven children have reportedly … Continued

Syria’s children once again in firing line as violence escalates in North East

UNICEF Ireland Executive Director comments on latest developments   DUBLIN 10 October 2019 – As violence escalates in North East Syria, children face death, injury and displacement. UNICEF teams on the ground are ready to respond with lifesaving assistance, along with partners. Children suffer In conflict, children suffer first and most. Parties to the conflict … Continued

2018 deadliest year yet for children in Syria as war enters 9th year

Thousands of children vaccinated in remote Rukban settlement amid severe lack of access to medical care

Violence, displacement and harsh conditions in Syria kill over 30 children since December

Access to children in need in Syria continues to be severely restricted

Children killed and 180,000 displaced in Syria

UNICEF ED Henrietta Fore statement on the situation in southwest Syria