Refugees

1/13/15

ABC News: Syrian Refugees Battered by Winter Need More US Help

It’s a brutal winter in the Middle East, which means added suffering for the millions of Syrian refugees already struggling to survive.

The region was pounded with a harsh winter storm that many refugees were unable to prepare for, and several children in refugee camps in Lebanon died.

1/13/15

US News & World Report: The Challenge of the Syria Response

As the conflict in Syria rages on, people continue to flee the violence often with just the clothes on their backs. There are now 7.6 million people displaced inside Syria and more than 3 million refugees in neighboring countries throughout the Middle East region.

1/8/15

Winter Storm in Lebanon, Jordan: Concern for Syria refugees paramount, says CARE

Amman, JORDAN (January 8, 2015)  Syrian refugees, fleeing violence in their homeland, have found their situation exacerbated following the onslaught of winter storm “Huda,” also referred to as “Zeina.”

12/19/14

Syrian Refugees: Warm Hearts in the Cold Winter

In the northern Jordanian city Irbid, lives Leila, a 60 year-old woman who fled Daraa, Syria more than two years ago when the heavy bombing of her neighborhood was too much to bear. “We survived death,” says Leila.

12/19/14

As Temperatures Plummet the Crisis in Syria Becomes Dire

Winter weather has come early to Lebanon this year. Heading into December, several weeks of intermittent heavy rain have replenished many of the subterranean aquifers, also bringing snowfall to the ridges of Mount Lebanon and the Beka’a area.

12/19/14

Syrian Refugees: A Mother's Struggle to Provide for her Children

The Syrian conflict has affected the lives of millions of people, many of who are women and children. Five months ago, Rahma’s life was disrupted, as she had to flee to Lebanon with her family to escape the war.

11/10/14

“Someday I will cross this mountain and find out what lies behind it”

Ahmad is five years old. He is suffering from a serious diabetes condition. His hopeful brown eyes and his shy smile do not tell the full story.

11/10/14

Syria Crisis: “I want my children to have a better life”

Aisha had to flee her home and now lives in a camp in Syria. She gave birth to triplets a few months ago.

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