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2 February 2015
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Amid brutal winter, safe births for Syrian refugees

ZAATARI, Jordan – Syrian refugees in Jordan have endured frigid temperatures, powerful winds, and heavy snow and rainfall this winter. A dangerous... Read more

31 October 2014
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When the fear follows: Women's centres help Syrian refugees cope

DEIR ALLA, Jordan – “All I know is that I needed help badly,” said Reem,* a 22-year-old mother of three, at a women’s centre in Deir Alla, Jordan,... Read more

15 October 2014
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Child marriage takes a brutal toll on Syrian girls

DAMASCUS, Syria – “No girls want this life,” said Nour,* a 12-year-old girl from Aleppo, Syria, who was married to a 30-year-old man earlier this... Read more

2 October 2014
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Safe delivery services come to Domiz refugee camp, Iraq

DUHOK, Iraq – "The clinic is always crowded," said Lava Abdul Rahman, a gynaecologist at the UNFPA maternity clinic in Domiz, a refugee camp in northern Iraq. Each day, between 30 and 35 pregnant... Read more

19 August 2014
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Highest-level of emergency declared in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS, New York – UN officials have declared the humanitarian crisis in Iraq a “Level 3 Emergency,” the highest-level emergency designation. Over a million people have been displaced by... Read more

13 August 2014
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Syrian crisis takes heaviest toll on region’s women and girls

UNITED NATIONS, New York - The Syrian crisis continues to send shockwaves through the region, taking the heaviest toll on women and girls. Some 10.8 million people are affected by the emergency in... Read more

18 July 2014
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Violence survivors seek support amid Syrian conflict

DAMASCUS, Syria – “All I know is that I need help,” said Amal,* a 46-year-old mother of five as she was admitted to the Al-Halbouni clinic in Damascus, Syria, for a medical consultation after she was... Read more

26 June 2014
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Supporting survivors of gender-based violence in war-ravaged Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria – As a new mother, Wardeh’s life should have been filled with hope and anticipation. But like many young women in war-ravaged Syria,... Read more

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... 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... Read more

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