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20 March 2014
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Syria's Refugees Meet Mama Munira

ZA'ATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan — Over the past three years, Syria's civil war has left more than 130,000 dead and forced millions to flee to neighbouring countries like Jordan. In the midst of this... Read more

4 October 2013
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A First Birthday Far Away from Home

CYBER CITY, Jordan — Giggling, playing and uttering his first words "mama" and "papa", Abdullah just turned one. Born as a Syrian refugee in Jordan last year, his parents had hoped to return to their... Read more

12 September 2013
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Practice Makes Perfect for Future Syrian Midwife

HOMS, Syria — Samira had always dreamed of becoming a midwife. She attended basic training sessions and spent hours practicing delivering babies with a pillow. But one night amidst the... Read more

21 August 2013
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UNFPA Patron, H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Visits Syrian Refugees in Jordan

ZA’ATARI, Jordan – H.R.H The Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visited Za'atari refugee camp today, the second largest refugee camp in the world located in Jordan some 50 kilometres from the Syrian... Read more

15 August 2013
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Jordanian Midwife Delivers for Syrian Refugees

ZA'ATARI CAMP, Jordan — As long as there is an urgent need for her skills, Muneera Sha'aban, one Jordan's first trained midwives, continues to pursue her calling of helping women deliver and training... Read more

25 July 2013
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Why Isn't Family Planning Prioritized in Refugee Settings?

Imagine making the journey as a refugee from Syria into Lebanon. It may be along distance and often involves travelling through areas of fighting. On arrival, your first priorities are food and... Read more

25 July 2013
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Why Isn't Family Planning Prioritized in Refugee Settings?

Imagine making the journey as a refugee from Syria into Lebanon. It may be along distance and often involves travelling through areas of fighting. On arrival, your first priorities are food and... Read more

29 May 2013
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Born into Crisis: Unwanted Pregnancies in Syria

ZA’ATARI CAMP - When aid workers with the UNFPA speak to women inside Syria - many of them displaced from their homes and living in cramped collective shelters - they say they would rather... Read more

8 May 2013
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Towards Increased Services for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Syria

NIZIP, Turkey — More has to be done to ensure the health and wellbeing of women and children affected by the Syrian conflict, said Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UNFPA, on a... Read more

7 May 2013
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Syrian Women Giving Birth in Exile

ZA'ATARI, Jordan — In a tent hospital bed, a Syrian woman who was four months pregnant when she fled her country's civil war cradles one of the newest residents of this dust-swept refugee camp: Her... Read more

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