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Helping the Hosts -- Meeting Grass-Roots Needs in Jordan

David Weiss | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
David Weiss

Imagine if the entire population of your nearest neighboring town or city suddenly moved to where you live, nearly doubling the population. Think abou...

Angelina Jolie Asks World Leaders To End Syrian War

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact

Angelina Jolie has urged world leaders to end the two-year long Syrian civil war. The UN Special Envoy for Refugees delivered her message on World ...

Happiness in Times of Hardship

Caroline Gluck | Posted 07.08.2013 | World
Caroline Gluck

Life is tough for Syrian refugees living in Jordan's sprawling Zaatari refugee camp in the desert. Most have lost everything they once had: their homes, possessions, their jobs and many loved-ones.

Time Is Running Out for Syria

Kristalina Georgieva | Posted 06.23.2013 | World
Kristalina Georgieva

The Syrian civil war is creating a humanitarian crisis beyond the reckoning of even the world's most experienced aid workers. There is a saying that you can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.

Jordan Sets Up Camp For Syrians Fleeing Violence

AP | DALE GAVLAK | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

MAFRAQ, Jordan — Jordan opened a new refugee camp Tuesday near the border with Syria to accommodate the growing number of people fleeing the dea...

Syrians Flee to Safety in Jordan

Ned Colt | Posted 08.27.2012 | World
Ned Colt

They cross the open desert in a single file, sometimes well over a hundred Syrians in a single group. The darker the night, the safer they are from Assad's border guards. For more than a year, it's been a fluctuating but constant flow.

When Disaster Strikes: Youth Are Youth Against All Odds

Sharon Morris | Posted 03.01.2013 | Impact
Sharon Morris

From the perspective of youth living in crisis settings, activities that help develop self-esteem, trust and a sense of community are not luxuries, but essential building blocks to a healthy, productive future.