Thousands fleeing fighting in northeast Syria

Thousands fleeing fighting in northeast Syria

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply concerned by reports of mounting civilian...
Deaf refugee choir warms hearts at Christmas

Deaf refugee choir warms hearts at Christmas

In Lebanon, refugee choir featuring deaf Syrian children and locals and a 160-strong ensemble including refugee performers help to spread some seasonal cheer. With their hands signing the words and music connected to their ears through cochlear implants, a group of...

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