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Syria Refugee Crisis Hits Staggering Milestone

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 04.04.2014 | World

TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — Yahya was trapped in his hometown for two years by Syria's civil war, moving from house to house to avoid shells and bullets...

Angelina Jolie Meets Orphaned Syrian Refugee Children

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.25.2014 | Impact

Hollywood star and UN refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie met orphaned Syrian refugee children in Lebanon and called for an end to the war across the ...

Help! An Urgent Plea For Syrian Refugee Children In Lebanon

Gordon Brown | Posted 04.08.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

2014-02-06-SYRIAREFUGEECHILDRENLEBANON_original.jpg Many people live huddled in tents, makeshift huts and overcrowded tenement buildings. They lack clothing and proper shelter, clean water and sanitation. There is also a great risk of epidemics of waterborne diseases, measles and tuberculosis spreading. But in addition to shelter, food and medicine, children need something else. They need hope. And it is the offer of education that can demonstrate to young people that it is worth planning for the future.

Max J. Rosenthal

Syrian Refugee Has 'Given Up All Hope' Of Returning To War-Ridden Country

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 02.03.2014 | World

TRIPOLI, Lebanon -- Reem Ajaj had planned to become a judge. That goal still seemed possible just over a year ago as she graduated from law school at ...

Syrian Refugees To Get Prepaid 'Debit Cards' To Buy Groceries Instead Of Packaged Meals

Posted 11.01.2013 | Impact

Syrian refugees will soon be able to shop in supermarkets like any other customer instead of waiting on tireless lines for food rations. The United...

The Difference Between Heaven and Hell

Crystal Wells | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Crystal Wells

Mohamad, his wife, Sara, 37, and nine other families, all Syrian refugees, crowded together, pressed against the cement back wall of their home. Another bomb followed, and then another, until approximately 2 am.

The Men Getting Rich Off Syrian Refugees

The Atlantic | Justin Salhani | Posted 06.26.2013 | World

Hassan is only 30 years old, though like most people who have lived through war, he looks much older. Sitting next to his father, a few neighbors, and...

Doctors At Syrian Refugee Camps Torn Between Delivering Babies Or Treating Cancer Patients

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2013 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, April 26 (Reuters) - Doctors at Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan are having to decide between ...

A Refuge From Syria Conflict Still Brings Misery for Thousands in Lebanon

Caroline Gluck | Posted 01.18.2013 | World
Caroline Gluck

Its an old building, drafty and unheated. Seeping rainwater has caused large patches of damp and peeling paint on the walls. And in the bathroom, she laughs, pulling a face, there are rats.

Lebanon Suspends Treatment For Wounded Syrians

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

By Erika Solomon and Laila Bassam BEIRUT, July 11 (Reuters) - Lebanon's relief agency has suspended funding treatment for...