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Clouds Over Sidra: A Virtual Reality (VR) film. Syria refugee crisis FAQ: What you need to know. “The children of Syria have experienced more hardship, devastation, and violence than any child should have to in a thousand lifetimes,” says Dr.

Syria refugee crisis FAQ: What you need to know

Christine Latif, World Vision’s response manager for Turkey and northern Syria. World Vision staff in the region say the situation in Aleppo city is the most dire they have ever seen it. World Vision has worked in Aleppo governorate since 2013. “Civilians have been continually in harm’s way, caught in the cross-fire and changing front lines. Civilian infrastructure has been targeted, leading to mass civilian casualties, including women and children,” says Angela Huddleston, program manager for the organization’s Syria response. Syria crisis: Scars of war. A plastic bag flutters in the desert wind brushing a desolate Jordan landscape.

Syria crisis: Scars of war

A Syrian refugee boy grasps a string that not only keeps the bag from flying away but also provides a tenuous grip on his fading childhood. For Syrian refugee children, kite flying keeps aloft memories of family, friends, and their once-promising future. The children salvage remnants of their war-shattered lives, even if it’s just with a dirty plastic bag that can barely stand up to the breeze. WHAT’S IN MY BAG? – Uprooted – Medium.

This year, nearly 100,000 men, women and children from war-torn countries in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia have fled their homes and traveled by rubber dinghies across the Aegean Sea to Lesbos, Greece.

WHAT’S IN MY BAG? – Uprooted – Medium

Refugees travel light, for their trek is as dangerous as it is arduous. They are detained, shot at, hungry. Smugglers routinely exploit them, promising safety for a price, only to squeeze them like sardines into tiny boats. Most have no option but to shed whatever meager belongings they may have salvaged from their journeys. Young Rappers Work to Educate Syria’s Refugee Children  An appeal to world leaders is calling on them to raise $750 million to educate a million Syrian refugee children living in Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan.

Young Rappers Work to Educate Syria’s Refugee Children 

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