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At 12 years old Omar suddenly found himself responsible for his family and working to support his mother and younger brother after his father was killed in the conflict.

“I am the man of the house now and they are relying on me.”

At 12 years old Omar* suddenly found himself responsible for his family and working to support his mother and younger brother after his father was killed in the conflict.

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“We ran downstairs and “Boom” we heard a big explosion”

“We ran downstairs and “Boom” we heard a big explosion”

Rami*, 9, was forced to flee his home in northern Syria over a year ago because of the intense fighting. Not long after the family left, their home was hit by two missiles that destroyed part of his house and his beloved blue bike.

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The Cost of War

The Cost of War

Calculating the impact of the collapse of Syria’s education system on Syria’s future

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Tahani, 4 months old, with his grandmother at a Save the Children supported health centre in northern Syria where he is being treated for severe malnutrition.

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Tahani, 4 months old, with his grandmother at a Save the Children supported health centre in northern Syria where he is being treated for severe malnutrition.

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