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Sunday 26 March 2017

JOINT NGO BRIEFING: BRUSSELS SYRIA CONFERENCE

Today more than ever, the international community must share responsibility and stand firmly in support of Syria’s civilian population. It is clear however that the aid response, as vital as it is, will only go so far and cannot fully address the needs of Syrian communities to be free from violence and the violations of international human rights (IHRL) and humanitarian law (IHL) that characterize the conflict.

Wednesday 22 March 2017

AT LEAST 10,000 PEOPLE DISPLACED IN LAST 24 HOURS DUE TO SIGNIFICANT ESCALATION IN SYRIA FIGHTING

Children are being killed and injured in a major escalation of fighting around Hama, Idlib and Damascus, with thousands of families fleeing in the past 24 hours. 
 
Save the Children has been forced to suspend schools and other non-emergency programming, and to turn its primary healthcare clinics into makeshift hospitals to treat the injured.

Monday 13 March 2017

6 STORIES FOR 6 YEARS: ANNIVERSARY PHOTO SERIES BY NICK BALLON AND ALMA HASER VISUALISES TOXIC PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF THE WAR ON SYRIA'S CHILDREN

Images and case studies can be downloaded here
Animations can be downloaded here

Monday 6 March 2017

SYRIAN CHILDREN FACE GROWING MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS, NEW REPORT REVEALS

Major research project by Save the Children finds widespread evidence of 'toxic stress' and mental health issues among children inside Syria, as experts warn the psychological damage could be irreversible

 

Thursday 23 February 2017

SAVE THE CHILDREN URGES PARTIES AT UN SYRIA PEACE TALKS TO SECURE AND FULLY IMPLEMENT CEASEFIRE

Ahead of Thursday’s renewed Syria peace talks in Geneva, Save the Children is sharing the story of four year old Hazem* to highlight the brutality being inflicted on children.

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