All posts tagged with: #childrenofsyria

Where do we start from?

Posted March 24, 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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If we can't stop the war, then maybe we can change a heart, and help those who need our aid. The world today has carved us into divine beings prone to the alteration of the universe. Nonetheless, we have been condemned by nature and at the same course raised to a unique base by its prowess. In all, we have seen a difference in life, scope and justification. Nature has almost shut the doors to those suffering from the war. Now they are scattered abroad, like ants when splashed with water. What we...


OneMinutesJr. And So My Days Go By

Posted March 14, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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(Zen, 14, Zaatari Camp, Jordan, 2014) A young man spends his days in Zaatari camp focusing on bettering himself. Amidst the conflict we may encounter within our communities, countries, and even personal lives (family, friends, etc.) is it important to you to better yourself like Zen? If so, how do you focus on achieving your goals?


#NOlostgeneration "Think, Write, Discuss"

Posted March 12, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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“Winter was another major issue, with a need for children's winter clothing. 'How are we going to keep the children clean during winter if there is no hot water?'” UNICEF emergency specialist Abdulkadir Musse reports on his experiences in Al Waer, Syria in. Thanks to the US Fund for UNICEF and their latest Global Citizenship Briefs, Musse's visit gives us a first hand look into the war-torn city. Not only does this brief give YOU further insight into the conflict, but also...


Under Siege

Posted March 10, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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3 years of conflict in Syria. UNICEF has just released their report, 'Under Siege- the devastating impact on children of three years of conflict in Syria.' “Under Siege” is a call on the global community to undertake 6 crucial steps: End the cycle of violence in Syria NOW Grant immediate access to the under-reached 1 million children inside Syria Create an environment where children are protected from explotiation and harm Invest in children's education...


“We need education so we can rebuild our home”

Posted March 4, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Amman, Jordan, February 2014 – Like many teenagers in Jordan, Ghada is nervously awaiting her exam results. “The exams were very hard. They consisted of multiple choice questions on many different areas. I hope I did well.” The 18-year-old from Syria took the first round of her final year Tawjihi exams in January; nine subjects including Maths, English, Arabic and History. “The English and Maths exams were the hardest,” she says. But unlike other teenagers, Ghada stud...


TAKE ACTION: What I can do to help the #childrenofsyria

Posted February 25, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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We have received blog posts, discussion comments, and debate discussions asking the question- what can I do to help the children of Syria? Many of you have also asked to speak out to World Leaders. We invite you to sign this to World Leaders. What does the petition ask for? - An end to the horror and bloodshed for the #childrenofsyria - An end to violence against the #childrenofsyria - An end to blocking of humanitarian assistance - An end to attacks on humanitaria...


OneMinutesJr. Workshop Za'atari: Part 3 - Lights, Camera, Action!

Posted February 9, 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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The OneMinutesJr. gives youth the opportunity to have their voices heard by creating one minute videos that share their ideas, dreams, fascinations, anxieties and viewpoints on the world. The OneMinutesJr. held a workshop in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan 18-23 January 2014. Read Part One and Part Two. Finally a full day of filming! There’s a lot to film, but we have a bit of extra time because the screening is not until the 6th day. 13-year-old Oday used to love swimmin...


OneMinutesJr. Workshop Za'atari: Part 2 - Getting Hands-On with Filmmaking

Posted February 3, 2014 no picture theoneminutesjr.

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The OneMinutesJr. gives youth the opportunity to have their voices heard by creating one minute videos that share their ideas, dreams, fascinations, anxieties and viewpoints on the world. The OneMinutesJr. held a workshop in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan 18-23 January 2014. Read Part One and Part Three The first day of the Zaatari Camp workshop involved a lot of teaching, a lot of supervising and we only barely got to scratch the surface of the video ideas. On the second day,...


Digital Diaries: Take a Tour with Younis

Posted January 16, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Take a tour with Younis in this first ever Digital Diary. He takes us somewhere you may not think exists in the Za'atari refugee camp. Weigh in with Younis to see where young people “receive emotional and mental support.” Special thanks to UNICEF Jordan for the Digital Diary!


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