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Q&A: A Syrian doctor on the run finds his niche

05 March 2013

Since fleeing to northern Iraq last May, Hassan has been using his skills as a doctor to treat ill and injured Syrians at an MSF clinic in Domiz Refugee Camp.

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UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Khaled Hosseini struck by the tragedy of Syria's youth

11 May 2015

Hosseini, a former refugee, talks with young people in Jordanian camps about how they are coping with such dramatic changes to their lives.

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Jordan: Khaled Hosseini Visit

07 May 2015

Bestselling author and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Khaled Hosseini visited Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan this week to meet with Syrian refugees fleeing the conflict. As the conflict enters its fifth year, the situation is getting more desperate for Syrians, some of whom will risk everything and cross dangerous waters to find safety in Europe.

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A Risky Route from Syria to Europe

05 May 2015

Amin, Hanan and their three children crossed desert and sea in search of safety. Now back on dry land, they hope to rebuild their broken lives.

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Refugee businesses promise brighter future for Azraq camp

30 April 2015

Dozens of aspiring Syrian business owners showcase wares and services at a bustling souk and hope it becomes a permanent feature of camp life.

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We felt maybe it's our turn to die. But we didn't want to die. So we made up our minds to leave.

Sahar, 25
Syrian refugee in Lebanon

They gave us biscuits, cheese, dates, dry meat – all very nice... And they gave us mats, blankets and kitchenware.

mother of three at Jordan’s Za'atri camp

Everyone needs to be doing all they can for the innocent families caught in the crossfire.

Angelina Jolie
UNHCR Special Envoy

It is heartbreaking to see so many Syrian citizens losing their lives, uprooted from their homes, or trapped in war zones.

António Guterres
High Commissioner for Refugees

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