Refugees

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.

10/24/14

Herald-Tribune: Refugees Flock to Safety in Jordan

Reporter Jessie Van Berkel of the Herald-Tribune traveled to Jordan for two weeks in August as part of a fellowship with the International Center for Journalists funded by the U.S. State Department’s Professional Fellows Program.

10/24/14

In Syria and Neighboring Countries “winter puts Syrian families at risk of disease and death”

AMMAN - As another harsh winter season approaches in the Middle East, CARE International calls for the immediate release of further funding to support millions of people caught up in the conflict in Syria and in neighbouring countries.

10/17/14

In the Middle of Nowhere

Many Syrian refugees who were displaced to Lebanon fear the approaching winter, as they are living in unfinished buildings or awfully inadequate housing.

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