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Olivia Wilde Goes Inside One Of Jordan's Largest Refugee Camps

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Syrian Refugee In Zaatari Camp Builds Vehicle From Scraps

HuffPost Arabi | Sara Elkamel | Posted 02.19.2016 | Impact

Muhamad Harb, a Syrian refugee currently living at the Zaatari camp in Jordan, has found a way to make a wheelchair-like vehicle out of discarded obje...

The Life of Syrian Refugees Who Escape Civil War for Life in Zaatari Refugee Camp

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.24.2017 | World
Doug Bandow

People in America and elsewhere in the West enjoy lives of comparative privilege. We should respond with compassion to those in need, including from afar.

The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan: A First-Hand View

Dr. Saud Anwar | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Dr. Saud Anwar

In December of 2015, I traveled to Jordan, where I had the opportunity to observe, first hand, the status of Syrian and other refugees. The purpose of my trip was to determine what we can do, collectively, to lessen the burden.

Cash-for-Work Program Empowers Syrian Refugees

UN Women | Posted 10.15.2016 | Impact
UN Women

Nearly 80,000 of the Syrians who have escaped the deadly war raging in their country have sought shelter at Jordan's largest refugee camp, Za'atari, where UN Women provides economic empowerment and protection programming for women and girls.

A Piece of Me: From Syria to New York City

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 02.02.2015 | Impact
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

Every day that the Syrian conflict is allowed to continue, the world fails the people of Syria and the future of the Middle East. Yet this is not where the story ends, if one listens to the youth.

Syrian Diaspora: The Za'atari Refugee Camp (PHOTOS)

David Maurice Smith | Posted 08.17.2014 | Politics
David Maurice Smith

The Za'atari refugee camp has become the gateway for the majority of the 600,000 Syrians that have fled their homeland since seemingly innocuous government protests escalated into a bloody civil war.

'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.

Syrian Diaspora: Jordan's Urban Refugees (PHOTOS)

David Maurice Smith | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
David Maurice Smith

Not since the horror of World War II has the planet seen a forced migration the size of the Syrian diaspora that began three years ago when seemingly innocuous government protests escalated into a bloody civil war.

The Burden to Bear: A Host in Crisis

Jeremy Paduano | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Jeremy Paduano

Some 550,000 desperate refugees from the Syrian Civil War have received safe asylum in Jordan thanks to the efforts of various international relief organizations, the financial backing of other Arab nations, and, above all, the Hashemite Kingdom itself.

Schools Are Open For Syrian Refugees, But Most Can't Go Because They Can't Afford A Pack Of Pencils

2013-04-05-logo.jpg | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact

By Dominique Soguel, Women's eNews AMMAN/ZAATARI, Jordan (WOMENSENEWS)-- Children across the region have been gradually returning to school through...

Solar Power Is Making Camps Safer For Refugees

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

An international relief organization is using solar power to help create a safer environment for thousands of refugees. Oxfam International, a conf...

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...