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Greece: Syrian Refugees Struggle

17 May 2013

As Syrian refugees escape conflict and seek refuge in Greece, they face major new challenges.

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A Deafening Silence: Syrian refugees reach safety in northern Iraq, yet there is no rejoicing.

21 November 2014

After months of fear and a desperate escape, a group of Syrian refugees finally reaches safety in northern Iraq. Yet there is no rejoicing.

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Family Ties: After fleeing Kobane, many Syrian Kurds are moving in with relatives in Turkey.

11 November 2014

Family Ties: After fleeing Kobane, many Syrian Kurds are moving in with relatives in Turkey

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Born in exile, Syrian children face threat of statelessness

04 November 2014

Unregistered children are especially at risk of becoming stateless, as without birth certificates they lack a key means of proving their nationality.

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On the Road: One family's exhausting journey from Kobani to northern Iraq

29 October 2014

Tarifa are wearing mostly donated clothes because they had only had time to grab their ID documents and a few small belongings in their rush to leave Kobani.

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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.

Fayzeh
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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