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UNICEF Humanitarian Aid to Syria: Harsh winter conditions is expected for more than 8 million Syrian children living inside the war-torn country or as refugees around the region and beyond. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced a package of assistance for 2.6 million Syrian children, including cash assistance, in addition to ongoing humanitarian assistance programs.
According to UNICEF, the Syrian crisis has displaced more than 3 million children inside the country. And in neighboring Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt more than 2.2 million children are now living as refugees.
The UN agency said that most families’ financial resources are depleted after five years of continued crises, making purchases of even essential items like warm coats and scarves virtually impossible. Read full article… un.org
UNICEF puts the number of Syrian children needing urgent humanitarian aid at more than eight million, driving home that there is no place safe for them in Syria. The winter boats keep coming to Europe, with many children on board. Video: Imagine eight million children of Syria
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