10 years of war - Syrian children deserve better
As we mark the 10th year of the Syrian crisis, No Lost Generation is underlining the impact of the war on children through a series of blog posts.
The impact of 10 years of war
The international community marks a decade since the war started in Syria, March 2011, which has left 6 million children in need of assistance. Almost half of them live far from home, displaced in camps or in the communities where they now reside, across the neighboring countries.
8.5 million Syrian children are in need
6 million children were born since the start of the war
2.4 million children are out of school inside Syria, 40% are girls
One out of three Syrian refugee school-age children is out of school
Insde Syrian, 500 000 children are chronically malnourished
1 435 schools and hospitals have been attacked
Our blog post series
No Lost Generation is marking the 10th year of crisis inside Syria with a series of blog posts shedding light on the comparative situation of children. Publishing one blog post a day, we will underline the needs of children and youth affected by the Syrian crisis and share the experience of our partners responding to their plight. We need to redouble our efforts and rethink our interventions, to shape a better future for 10.7 million children.