Michele Al Kaae
Emergency officer at Unicef

Entries by Michele Al Kaae

Thousands Benefit in Areha and Muhambel, Syria, as UN Supply Convoy Reaches Families in Areas Ravaged by Intense Fighting

(0) Comments | Posted 9 February 2014 | (23:00)

Calm has returned to Areha, a town around 14km south of Idleb city, but the tell-tale signs of heavy fighting are all too visible.

Thousands of children and families fled the fighting, many traveling to Idleb city. Displaced from their homes and communities, they moved to shelters in schools or...

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UN Convoy Crosses Conflict Line to Reach Vulnerable Children and Families With Emergency Supplies

(1) Comments | Posted 2 January 2014 | (23:00)

I took part in a recent UN convoy that delivered much-needed relief supplies to a hard-to-reach area of rural Idleb, in Syria's north-west.

An estimated 40,000 displaced people have taken shelter in Khan Shikhon town, in the southern part of the governorate, swelling the town's regular population of around 80,000....

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