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In its fourth year of brutal and bitter war, Syria is in ruins. Its people are on the run from a nightmare that seems to have no end. Millions of internally displaced people (IDPs) are trapped inside Syria, experiencing dire conditions. Millions of other Syrian refugees have overwhelmed neighbouring countries—their numbers and needs intensify daily.



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The forgotten refugees

Coping in a refugee camp is difficult at the best of times but when you are disabled, accessing communal services and living in temporary shelter brings added complications. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), with the support of donors like you, is working to address the...

Life Through a Lens

More than half of the 3 million people driven into exile by the conflict in Syria are children. Haunted by violence and loss, they have also been deprived of a voice. At Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan, a UNHCR workshop entitled “Do You See What I See” has been giving...

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