More than one million children have fled Syria as the violence escalates. Inside Syria, more than three million children need urgent assistance.
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The civil war in Syria is now in its third year. Nearly 7,000 children have died during the conflict, more than 2 million children within Syria have been forced to leave their homes and another million children have fled the country altogether. Many are traumatized, hungry, in urgent need of shelter and protection. Children are, once again, the innocent victims of war.
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