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Jordan: Angelina Jolie in conversation with refugees

21 June 2013

UNHCR's Special Envoy speaks with two Syrian women who have suffered the ravages of the war in their country.

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UN and partners seek US$8.4 billion for new Syria programme in 2015

18 December 2014

The United Nations and partners launch a major new humanitarian and development appeal, requesting more than US$8.4 billion to help millions in Syria and the region.

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Governments at Geneva meeting agree to take in 100,000 Syrian refugees

09 December 2014

UNHCR expects the total number of places for Syrian refugees available in the coming months to reach 100,000, including 62,000 places already made available.

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Abdu finds his voice in Germany

09 December 2014

Abdu finds his voice in Germany

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Realizing My Dreams: Hany blogs about photography and life as a 20-year-old refugee.

08 December 2014

Two years ago, Hany fled Syria with his family and sought safety in Lebanon. Now a refugee, he shares his story in his own words.

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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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