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Jordan: Malala visits Zaatari refugee camp

19 February 2014

Malala Yousafzai came to the Zaatari Refugee Camp with a message: children here want a future….they have dreams and need schools.

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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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Lebanon: The Natural Humanitarian

02 December 2014

In Lebanon, UNHCR refugee volunteers are helping their fellow Syrians to adjust to life in exile. This is the story of one – Dr. Ahmed, a 45-year-old dermatologist who fled to Lebanon in 2011 and now travels through Tripoli, caring for the wounded.

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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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