Resource Centre

  • Hidden Hunger in Syria: A look at malnutrition across Syria with a focus on under-twos

    Nutrition programming has long remained underfunded and overlooked in the Syrian response because rates of acute malnutrition (wasting) have remained within what are considered acceptable levels. But it is not just wasting that is a problem. In Syria ...

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  • GBV Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit

    The Gender-based Violence (GBV) Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit draws on the insights and experiences of international and local organizations implementing GBV programming in Turkey cross-border operations, as well as best practice GBV resources on ...

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  • Psychosocial Safety: Pathways to psychosocial safety for Syria's displaced children and adolescents

    The conflict that began in Syria in March 2011 has resulted in the largest displacement crisis in the world: over six million Syrians are currently living as internally displaced people (IDPs) and, in 2019, people inside of Syria continue to be displaced ...

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  • A Children's Crisis: Update on Al Hol camp and COVID-19 concerns

    A COVID-19 crisis in Al Hol would be a children’s crisis. Children in the camp, many with already weakened immune systems or underlying health conditions as a result of living in desperate conditions during their formative years, may struggle to cope ...

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  • Without School: The impact of attacks on education in North West Syria on children

    Ten years of conflict has affected the lives of millions of children in Syria, killing thousands. In 2019 alone, 251 children were killed in North West Syria alone during conflict. The conflict has also decimated civilian infrastructure, and schools ...

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  • “They Treated Us in Monstrous Ways”: Sexual violence against men, boys, and transgender women in the Syrian conflict

    Since the onset of the Syrian conflict, men, boys, and transgender women have been subjected to rape and other forms of sexual violence by the Syrian Government and armed non-state actors. Men who are perceived as gay or bisexual and trans women have ...

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  • Jordan GBV IMS Task Force Annual Report 2019

    A decade into the Syria crisis, refugees remain in exile as their country continues to face a protracted conflict and a dire humanitarian crisis. Many Syrian refugees are located in Jordan, and it is estimated that about 50 percent are women and girls. ...

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  • Brief Guidance Note: A disability-inclusive COVID-19 response

    Persons with disabilities are known to be at an increased risk of infection and complications during the COVID-19 pandemic. These risks are aggravated by numerous barriers to family crisis preparedness, a lack of access to health and protection messaging ...

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  • Don't Leave Them Alone: The future of the cross-border response in north west Syria

    This inter-organizational report provides insights on the humanitarian situation on the ground, through information aggregated by first-line humanitarian responders. The report presents an account of the acuteness of needs in north west Syria, and shows ...

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  • Children and Young People’s Voices in Times of COVID-19: Voices of children and young people in the United Kingdom (Milton Keynes) and World Vision International’s young leaders programme

    This research is part of World Vision’s global campaign ‘It Takes A World to End Violence Against Children’ which seeks to see an end to all forms of violence against children everywhere. We gathered 110 children and young people online from 14 ...

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  • First and Last Responders: Civil society strengthening in the Syria crisis

    The majority of Syria’s civil society organisations were born of the crisis as women and men in Syria and the diaspora sought to respond to the needs of their affected communities. With limited international presence, these mostly young organisations ...

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  • Strengthening Coordinated Education Planning and Response in Crises: Syria case study

    The civil war in Syria began in March 2011 and has become one of the largest humanitarian crises in the world. In 2018, there were 5.8 million children and young people in need of education assistance in the country. Direct attacks on schools and education ...

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  • Reproductive Health in Emergencies Tablet-Based Supervision System to Improve Competency of Health Care Providers

    This brief provides an overview of the Reproductive Health in Emergencies Tablet-Based Supervision System. The tablet-based supervision system allows streamlining supervision systems, prioritization of whom to supervise based on the needs, adapting individual ...

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  • “I Want to Continue to Study”: Barriers to secondary education for Syrian refugee children in Jordan

    As the conflict in Syria enters its 10th year, the education crisis for Syrian refugee children in Jordan who now are progressing into secondary education has become more acute. Many children are unable to access education because of poverty, lack of ...

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  • Family Planning and Postabortion Care in Emergencies in Syria

    This fact sheet provides details on Save the Children's family planning and postabortion care programming in Syria.

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  • Case Study: When donors think outside the box

    Violet is a Syrian organization, which started out in 2011 through a network of young volunteers who fett they had to do something for their communities which were suffering as a result of the conflict in Syria. They started out by providing essential ...

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  • Through HER Eyes: Girls' take on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in the Arab Region, 25 years later

    This is an adolescent friendly booklet about the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). It includes a summary of what is included in the Declaration and what this means for the Arab Region. Chapter IV of the Declaration talks about the girl ...

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  • Achieving Durable Solutions for Returnee Children: What do we know?

    We are in the midst of a profound  ‘returns-first’ shift in the global politics of child displacement. In response to soaring numbers of displaced worldwide –68.5 million, of which more than half are children – governments around the world are ...

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  • Child Labour within the Syrian Refugee Response: A regional strategic framework for action

    Child labour is a grave violation of children’s rights experienced by many children, including Syrian refugees and those from host communities, in the neighbouring countries covered under the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP): Egypt, Iraq, ...

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  • Centrality of Protection in Humanitarian Action: GPC 2018 review

    The five country case studies selected for the 2018 GPC Review (Afghanistan, South Sudan, Ukraine, Whole of Syria and Yemen) allow for more context specific reflection and highlight particular issues around accountability, shrinking humanitarian space, ...

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