More than food is needed to nourish dreams

More than food is needed to nourish dreams

Olympic swimmer and Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini appeals to star-studded Davos event for more support to those fleeing war and persecution. DAVOS, Switzerland – Yusra Mardini, the Syrian swimmer who inspired the world at last summer’s Rio Olympic Games, has made an...
Refugee given second chance in Canada

Refugee given second chance in Canada

Given the opportunity to start over in Toronto, Thuy Nguyen pledged to return the favour one day. Now, she is helping the Nouman family from Syria begin a new life. By: Leyland Cecco and Annie Sakkab in Toronto, Canada When Thuy Nguyen first greeted the anxious Syrian...
Aleppo – a look behind the numbers

Aleppo – a look behind the numbers

Frontline humanitarian workers capture the heartache and hopes of the recently displaced in and around Aleppo. With so much attention on the numbers of people fleeing fighting, UNHCR staff and partners on the ground share a rare glimpse into the lives of those...

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