Children of Syria in Turkey-Info Sheet April 2016
UNICEF promotes longer-term investments to meet the needs of Syrian children and youth, and equip them with the tools they need to maximize their own potential.
The conflict in Syria – triggering what is now the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II – is entering its 6th year, with no end in sight. Millions have been forced to flee their homes to neighbouring countries, their futures uncertain. Children continue to pay the highest priceand bear the heaviest burden of the crisis: their education, emotional well-being and even their lives, are all at risk.
The education and protection needs facing Syrian children in Turkey are enormous and growing by the day. Together with the Government of Turkey and our partners, UNICEF is striving to meet the challenges and prevent these boys and girls from becoming a ‘lost generation’.