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They fled their homes with nothing—more than two and a half million Syrian refugees. And now, a brutal winter has arrived. Hundreds of thousands of Syrian children are cold, hungry, and suffering. They need blankets, clothing, shoes. UNICEF is there, saving and protecting their lives, but we need your help.


Crisis in winter with for Syria's children

Publié 21 janvier 2013 Avatar Etienne

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Syria's children are bearing the brunt of the ongoing conflict. The situation is critical. It is the coldest winter to hit Syria and its surrounding countries in 10 years. Refugee camps have been flooded by rain and blanketed in snow. UNICEF is appealing for urgent help to help protect children who are suffering in these extreme weather conditions.

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Syria's children are bearing the brunt of the ongoing conflict. The situation is critical. It is the coldest winter to hit Syria and its surrounding countries in 10 years. Refugee camps have been flooded by rain and blanketed in snow. UNICEF is appealing for urgent help to help protect children who are suffering in these extreme weather conditions. Source: http://www.unicef.org.uk/Latest/Photo-stories/syrian-children-in-winter-crisis/ In the grip of conflict for two years, Syrian children ha...


Lebanon, 16 January 2013 – Lebanese communities who have taken Syrian refugees into their homes are setting an example of selflessness and community spirit that the world must match, says UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow. Exceptionally tough winter Ms. Farrow made the remarks at a Beirut press conference following a two-day visit to Lebanon during which she met some of the estimated 200,000 Syrian refugees living in host communities scattered across the country. She said she had been e...


ÎLE DE GUIMARAS, Philippines, 12 octobre 2012 - Les écoliers de cette petite province vallonnée du centre des Philippines ont une nouvelle « matière » de prédilection : le lavage des mains et le brossage des dents, intégrés à leur programme quotidien. VIDÉO (en anglais) : La correspondante de l'UNICEF Anja Baron explique comment les écoles primaires publiques prennent en main la promotion des bonnes pratiques d'hygiène aux Philippines. Regarder dans RealPlayer Au cours des dernièr...


VINNYTSYA, Ucrania, 4 de diciembre de 2012. Hace muy poco que Oleksandra (Sasha) Berehuta (13 años) asistió a la escuela por primera vez. Sasha llevaba toda su infancia estudiando en casa. Va en una silla de ruedas y los edificios escolares no estaban adaptados a estudiantes como ella, es decir a los niños y niñas con discapacidad. “Quería estudiar con otros niños y niñas” Los días de Sasha eran muy aburridos. No podía comunicarse normalmente con otros niños de su edad. Le res...


VINNYTSYA, Ukraine, 4 December 2012 - Oleksandra (Sasha) Berehuta, 13, recently went to school for the first time. Sasha had had to study at home. She is wheelchair-bound, and school buildings were not fit for students like Sasha – children with disabilities. “I wanted to study with other children” Sasha’s days were dull. She lacked normal communication with her peers. It was particularly painful for her to hear exciting stories about school life from her best friend Nastya. She felt...


Today is the twentieth International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Today, we call attention to the importance of promoting the rights of persons with disabilities and mobilizing support to build a more inclusive society. The theme of this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities is ‘Removing barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all’. UNICEF is asking partners to join efforts to make the theme a reality. Removing barriers People with disabilities re...


World Toilet Day – is an opportunity to reflect on one of the most basic common needs of man (and woman!) – when you need to go, you need to go! Readers of the British Medical Journal voted sanitation the single greatest medical advance of the last 150 years, and yet more than 2.5 billion people globally still do not have access to a safe, clean toilet. Of these, 1.1 billion people (15% of the global population) have no sanitation facilities at all and practise open defecation, the riskiest...


That's my toilet!

Publié 19 novembre 2012 Avatar Etienne

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Source: <> Alka, 7, walks out of the her family's new toilet and wet room in Kali Hardia. The toilet and wet room were built as part of the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) program in Rajasthan, India. Did you know that every $1 spent on sanitation brings a $5.50 return by keeping people healthy and productive? Find out more by playing the World Wash Up game: goo.gl/VO9f8 © UNICEF/2012/Sachin Soni


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