In mid-March the Syrian civil war will have lasted five years. Almost five million people, half of them children, have fled the violence. For the children, this means no school and no playtime. Unicef is reaching out to help.
More than 1 million people fleeing South Sudan's civil war have sought refuge in Uganda, according to the United Nations. Uganda has called for help with housing and feeding the newcomers.
A foundation set up by George and Amal Clooney is to fund public schools for 3,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon. Close to 200,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon are currently out of school.
UNICEF's youngest Goodwill Ambassador Muzoon Almellehan is making a renewed appeal to global leaders to put education on the top of their agenda. She tells DW millions of children in crisis need everyone's support.
Since the closure of the Balkan route, many refugees who arrived on the shores of Greece are trapped in overcrowded camps without any prospects. A report from Fabian Pianka, who visited the Greek hotspot in Samos.
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