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New research from Columbia University shows that Child-Friendly Spaces like those set up by World Vision and other relief agencies in disaster or conflict areas give children and their parents more confidence about avoiding child trafficking and labor.
The number of refugees fleeing from Syria into neighboring Lebanon surpassed 1 million today, a devastating milestone worsened by rapidly depleting resources and a host community stretched to the breaking point.
Five of the world’s leading aid organizations say that the three-year-old conflict in Syria has devastated the lives of millions of children and young people — and a generation is at risk of being lost forever.
The Syrian Humanitarian Resolution of 2014 marks the first time Congress is specifically addressing the humanitarian situation in Syria.
A recent poll found that most Americans are not aware of the enormity of the crisis in Syria, a conflict that has so far impacted an estimated 9.3 million people. That’s nearly as many as affected by Hurricane Katrina, the earthquake in Haiti, and the Indian Ocean tsunami combined.
Almost three years into the conflict in Syria, many Americans do not know the full scale of the crisis, according to a new poll conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of World Vision.
To mark the three-year anniversary of the conflict in Syria, World Vision invited children living as refugees to write a report to share their biggest concerns and propose solutions to end the suffering.
Report entirely written and researched by Syrian children, with the text unaltered, helps shed light on the crisis through children's eyes.
|Stand with me: Children's rights, wronged (Jan. 2014 Report PDF)||Syria Crisis: Education Interrupted (Joint Report)|
|War in their country is placing on Syrian children emotional burdens they are too young to bear||REPORT: War in Syria & the resulting flood of refugees into Lebanon places enormous pressure on Lebanese families & communities|
|UN resolution on Humanitarian Access to Syria (Oct. 2, 2013)|