Founded by a Lebanese and a Syrian woman, a community center in Beirut is changing the lives of refugee street children.
Former national obstacle course champion achieves major success in exile, beating the odds to show that ‘being a refugee doesn’t make us invisible.’
Abdulhay, like the war in Syria, is eight years old. His family are among the millions of refugees wondering what their future holds.
Joint UNHCR and EU scheme offers Syrian refugees and other children a safe space to learn and play, as part of wider push to get kids out of work and into school.
One dead and more than 11,000 affected by days of heavy rain and high winds from Storm Norma, with hundreds of refugees forced to abandon their homes.
In Lebanon, children’s choir featuring deaf Syrian refugees and locals and a 160-strong ensemble including refugee performers help to spread some seasonal cheer.
Determined to get an education, Syrian teenager Alaa made the most of a gift from a relative to overcome communication barriers and thrive at school in Lebanon.
Samer, 10, spent most of his life cut off from the outside world, until a UNHCR-funded community centre in Lebanon gave him a chance to connect with other kids.
Smiling shyly into a television camera before taking to the stage in front of a packed Cannes Film Festival audience, 13-year-old Syrian refugee Zain Al Rafeaa soaked up the applause of the assembled movie stars, directors and other film industry luminaries.