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'Be Quick, But Don't Hurry'

Hardy Vieux | Posted 07.20.2014 | Impact
Hardy Vieux

Crises have a way of swallowing quality and achievement when we allow them to justify haste. The antidote seems to be action that is strategic, reflective, and urgent.

Sophia Jones

These Syrian Refugee Photos Tell An Unlikely Story Of Human Resiliency | Sophia Jones | Posted 03.17.2014 | World

Hundreds of Syrians cross the border into Jordan every day on foot. Some are the elderly walking with children and grandchildren, leaving a lifetime b...

Largest Syrian Refugee Camp Slowly Becomes City

AP | KARIN LAUB and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan -- ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan (AP) — The manager of the region's largest camp for Syrian refugees arranges toy figures, trucks and ho...

Eline Gordts

LOOK: Powerful Photos Show Syrian Refugees' Message To The World | Eline Gordts | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

After more than two years of fighting, Syria's refugee crisis has grown to epic proportions. More than 2 million people have fled the war-torn c...

LOOK: The Enormity Of Syria's Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.19.2013 | World

An average of 6,000 Syrians a day have fled their war-torn country since the beginning of 2013, in what the United Nations considers one of the worst ...

Helping the Disabled to Live With Dignity in Jordan's Zaatari Refugee Camp

Caroline Gluck | Posted 06.16.2013 | World
Caroline Gluck

Adapting to life in Jordan's sprawling desert refugee camp, Zaatari, is hard for all refugees, but especially so for those with disabilities and special needs. With so many in the camp, it's easy for people with special needs to become isolated and almost invisible.

Obama Should Ask Jordan To Take More Syria Refugees: Rights Groups

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2013 | Impact

BEIRUT, March 21 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama should urge Jordan not to discriminate against refugees crossing its borders from Syria when he ...

It Can Be Done

Sarah Wayne Callies | Posted 04.21.2013 | Impact
Sarah Wayne Callies

There is room for so much hope for the Syrian refugees. If we harness the creative, intellectual, and emotional capital latent in their populations and if we commit as an international community to support them through their darkest hour, their children will grow up beautifully and well.

Riot Breaks Out In Syrian Refugee Camp

AP | DALE GAVLAK | Posted 03.10.2013 | World

ZAATARI, Jordan — A winter storm is magnifying the misery for tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing the country's civil war, turning a refugee ca...

Syrian Refugee Numbers Rise Sharply

AP | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

GENEVA -- The U.N. refugee agency says there has been another sharp rise in Syrian refugees fleeing to Turkey and that the numbers headed to Jordan &n...

Syrian Refugees Clash With Jordanian Security Guards

AP | Posted 08.13.2012 | World

ZAATARI, Jordan -- More than 50 Syrian refugee youths have tried to tear down an enclosure fence at Jordan's first refugee tent city, saying they want...

Syrian Refugees Face New Dangers In Jordanian Camp

AP | BASSEM MROUE and DALE GAVLAK | Posted 10.08.2012 | World

YAYLADAGI, Turkey — His two-story house with a garden became a military post when government forces moved into his village in northeastern Syria...

VIDEO: Syrian Refugees Share Their Plight

Posted 02.06.2012 | World

On a day when the United States closed its embassy in Syria, Time showcases a video on the plight of Syrian refugees as they flee across the border fr...