In September 2015, the EU pledged that by May this year, 20,000 asylum seekers who have been trapped in refugee camps in Greece would be relocated throughout Europe. With May now behind us, the EU has achieved less than five per cent of its goal, relocating only 979 people so far.
Today marks five years since the start of the conflict in Syria. It’s a date no one wants in their calendar, not least these people. Five faces, of the millions that have been witness to one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. A now global crisis. The numbers are staggering. At least 8.7 million people […]
How does friendship fare in the face of war? Where once Rania, Hana and Ghosoun used to chat about everyday things such as upcoming weddings and their families, now their conversations revolve around survival.
How do you process being forced to flee your home, never knowing if you’ll ever be able to return? CARE is providing psycho-social support to child refugees to help them work through traumatic experiences, including through art and drawing.
While we hear a lot about Syrians who have escaped conflict in their homeland and are now refugees, with the country a no-go zone for journalists, very little is actually seen or heard from those left behind.
Necessity is the mother of invention and 50-year-old Syrian refugee Aeed has put his construction experience to good use at Azraq refugee camp, using scrap material to better insulate his family’s temporary shelter. He is just one of many combining skills and ingenuity to overcome lack of resources.