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Toys for Smiles - Dec 2013

Project Update December 2013

Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan shelters more than 130,000 Syrian refugees of which over 60,000 are children.

A few weeks ago I advertised some information about this appeal around the county and would like to place this again, and share with you the progress this project has made.

On Christmas Eve, December 2013 I have received a copy of an email from Andrej Mahecic – Senior External Relations Officer from UNHCR, London that the toys had arrived and were being distributed to the children. Later that day a News Release and video provided by Andy Needham from the Za`atari Refugee Camp in Jordan. The full report and video, together with many photos, are available on the UNHCR website and that of the Scout and Guide Fellowship.

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