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Syrian Refugees: The kindness of a stranger in a southern Turkey border town

07 November 2013

Mahmut left his tourism business in Istanbul to come and help Syrian refugees in the town of Akcakale. He is now hosting three grateful families in his large family house.

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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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Ex-Olympics chief Rogge visits young Syrian refugees in Jordan with message of hope

29 October 2014

Rogge welcomes plans to build IOC-fund sports complex in Azraq camp that will help Syrian children overcome the trauma of war and displacement.

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Jordan: Camp Life From a Child's Viewpoint

24 October 2014

A UNHCR photographic project, "Do You See What I See," lets young refugees in Jordan's Za'atari camp share their world and thoughts with others.

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Caught in the Crossfire: A staggering number of refugees bear wounds from the Syrian conflict.

23 October 2014

A staggering number of refugees bear wounds from the Syrian conflict. These 12 survivors in Lebanon are learning to be whole again.

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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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