Refugee & Migrant Crisis

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The world is facing the largest refugee crisis since World War II, with millions of families forced to flee their homes due to conflict and persecution in countries like Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq.



Amid this crisis, children are the most vulnerable of all. Every one of them is in need of protection and entitled to the rights guaranteed under the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

UNICEF Humanitarian Action for Children 2017

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48 million children living through some of the world’s worst conflicts and other humanitarian emergencies will benefit from UNICEF’s 2017 appeal. From Syria to Yemen and Iraq, from South Sudan to Nigeria, children are under direct attack, their homes, schools and communities in ruins, their hopes and futures hanging in the balance.

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