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Zaatari Refugee Camp

Refugees Have a Right to Asylum, Not Bias and Barbed Wire

Ban Ki-moon | Posted 04.08.2016 | World
Ban Ki-moon

I, myself, was once a displaced person. As a child in war-torn Korea, I saw my village destroyed. Today, I am determined that the United Nations does everything in its power to help refugees everywhere to keep their dreams alive.

A Story of a Refugee Woman in Zaatari

Hind Kabawat | Posted 10.01.2015 | World
Hind Kabawat

In the harshest of environments, Syrian creativity is fostering abundant commerce in a camp of roughly 90,000 refugees. In a climate where roots take time to develop, climbing floral gardens, fragrant mint and even watermelons grow.

Syrian Refugee Crisis Strains Jordan's Resources

Georgette Bennett, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2015 | Religion
Georgette Bennett, Ph.D.

What happens when the smiling young children who greeted us with "hellos" become teenagers who have grown up in the confines of Za'atari? If they see no future, they will become vulnerable to manipulation and radicalization. We have seen it before. We're about to see it again. The world must step up and act now.

LOOK: Jordan's Zaatari Refugee Camp In Numbers

Posted 11.01.2013 | World

ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's Zaatari camp for Syrians fleeing their country's civil war is one of the largest refugee camps in the world. ...

Amid Royal Baby Mania, Cries Of Refugee Newborns Unheard

Posted 07.23.2013 | World

International media descended on London for the much anticipated arrival of the Duchess of Cambridge's royal offspring Monday. But amid the baby mania...

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 ...