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From War in Syria to Cannes and Oscars’ Red Carpets7 Jun 2019
Zain was attending Cannes for the leading role he played in the movie “Capharnaum”, which won the Grand Jury Prize.
Iran helps Afghan refugees to survive and thrive25 Apr 2019
Esfahan/Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
Eight years on, Syrian refugees weigh thorny question of return9 Mar 2019
Abdulhay, like the war in Syria, is eight years old. His family are among the millions of refugees wondering what their future holds.
UN convoy supports vulnerable, displaced people in Rukban28 Feb 2019
The United Nations with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent are carrying out the largest humanitarian convoy to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to the people at Rukban makeshift settlement.
Shih Wing Ching Visits Refugees in Iran with UNHCR – UNHCR Iran Mission Media Gathering24 Jan 2019
When a child becomes a parent21 Jan 2019
In the absence of parents, many refugee children barely old enough to know how to light a fire, are forced to act as father and mother to even younger, grief-stricken children.
Refugee children want to “feel like human beings” again17 Jan 2019
In a camp where most refugees are children and many are orphans, finding happiness is easier than you think.
South Sudan: When Bullets Fly7 Jan 2019
There is no time to think when gunfire erupts. Especially when you are a 12-year-old child.
Bangladesh: A farmer opens his farm and his heart to hundreds of Rohingya refugees5 Sep 2018
Seeing so many ordinary people in distress, farmer Akhter Hossain and his wife Nargis Begum listened to their hearts and opened their doors.
The Most Important Thing30 Aug 2018
If conflict tore your country apart and forced you to run for your life, what would you bring with you?