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Children at risk as winter approaches the Middle East

With winter just days away, millions of children affected by the ongoing conflicts in Syria and Iraq are facing a winter without warm clothing and heating, UNICEF warns. The UN agency for children emphasizes that many children already live on the brink, internally displaced within their own country or living as refugees in neighboring countries. Forced to flee their homes with little or no possessions, these families are increasingly vulnerable to the freezing temperatures and storms common to the region where UNICEF is responding.

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A 360 view into how safe water changes communities

In Peru, one in seven people (many of whom are children) do not have access to safe, drinkable water and are susceptible to water-borne illness. To draw attention to the lack of access to safe drinking water, the Clorox brand team and AOL partnered to create a 360 video to allow others to immerse themselves in a community in Peru that has benefitted from a program Clorox developed to address this problem and drive donations to it.

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Dwight School Dubai expands student excellence with super campus

Dwight School in New York, the flagship campus of a global network of leading independent International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools, is opening of Dwight School Dubai in fall 2018. The new school ― the first Dwight School in the Middle East ― will share a “super campus” totaling nearly one million square feet with Brighton College UK and the Center of Excellence for Arabic Language, Culture and the Arts in the heart of Dubai, creating a world-class educational destination for up to 4,000 students combined.

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Kids physical activity levels compared globally

Kurdish:
ئاستەکانى چالاکى جەستەیی منداڵان بە بەراورد لەسەر ئاستى جیهان
دکتۆر مارک تریمبلەى, بەرێوەبەرى گروپى توێژینەوەى تەندروستى چالاکى ژیان و قەڵەوى لە نەخۆشخانەى منداڵانى سەر بە پەیمانگاى توێژینەوەى رۆژهەلاتى ئۆنتاریۆ (HALO-CHEO) دەڵێ: ” چالاک بوون بژاردە نیە بەڵکو شێوازى ژیانە“.  هەروەها تریمبلەى کە بەرپرسى کاروبارى زانستیە لە کۆمپانیاى کارتى راپۆرتى بەشداریکردن (ParticipACTION)

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Positive alternatives to negative parenting language

Using the word “no” and other negative words when teaching your children is a very tough thing to do. Most conceivably toddlers need to be taught limits. However, they see negative language as a penchant for disapproval rather than instruction. While it’s impossible to cut out all of these words, there are ways to turn negatives into positives.

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Wearable social game encourages active kids

Kurdish:
ئامێرێکى یارى کۆمەلایەتی کە دەتوانرێ لەبەر بکرێت, هانى منداڵە چالاکەکان دەکات
کۆمپانیاى سکۆرد هانى منداڵان دەدات بۆ بونیاتنانى جەستەیی, سۆزدارى و تەندروستى کۆمەلایەتيان لە رێگاى ئامێرى هێڵى دەکرێت لەبەر بکرێت – وەک  ئامێرى سکۆرد ئەکتیڤیتى پۆدس (Sqord Activity Pods) و یارى بەلاش.
بەشێکى بریتى یە لە کۆمەڵگاى کۆمەلایەتى, بەشێکى بریتى یە لە

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Celebrate World School Milk Day

September 28th marks World School Milk Day, an annual event that shines a light on the health benefits of School Milk Programs all around the world. In 2016, Ontario also commemorates the 30th anniversary of the Elementary School Milk Program. Since its inception in 1986, the Elementary School Milk Program has been committed to providing Ontario’s elementary students with fresh, nutritious, cold milk daily so they can stay healthy, alert and ready to learn.

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