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.

200,000 children needing psychosocial support in eastern Ukraine

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More than 200,000 children – or 1 in 4 - in the two regions most severely affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine require urgent and sustained psychosocial support to address the trauma of living through more than three years of violence.

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