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Tuesday 24 January 2017

STAND AND DELIVER - NEW INTER-AGENCY REPORT ON SYRIA

A new inter-agency report, 'Stand and Deliver' has been released produced by the Syria INGO Regional Forum (SIRF) to be launched at the 'Supporting Syrians and the region' event on 24 January in Helsinki.

Monday 23 January 2017

SAVE THE CHILDREN: ASTANA SYRIA TALKS HAPPENING IN A ‘PARALLEL REALITY’ AS CHILDREN CONTINUE TO LIVE UNDER BOMBING AND SIEGE

As parties to the conflict in Syria meet in Astana, Kazakhstan today [Monday], Save the Children is warning that hundreds of thousands of children are still trapped and being bombed and denied aid in besieged and hard-to-reach areas. More than two weeks after the start of a partial truce, there has been an appalling lack of progress on aid deliveries, underlining the risk that these talks will focus on narrow military and political gains at the expense of helping the most vulnerable. 

Monday 21 March 2016

What does it mean to have been born in Syria five years ago?

Julia was born when the war erupted in Syria, the very first few years of her life were in a town under siege, her father was detained for three years right after her birth, then when he was released they fled to Turkey to start their journey as refugees.

Monday 7 December 2015

“My dream is that children will be safe, that they can learn without death chasing them.”

Save the Children Syria’s Education Programme Manager, Muhamad Manaa describes the moment he found out that two children from a school supported by Save the Children had been killed in an airstrike.

Monday 7 December 2015

“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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