Tag Archives: Refugees

The situation in #Syria is only going to get worse … and here’s why | The Guardian

I vividly recall my conversations with refugees when the Syria conflict was just one year old. There were still fewer than a million people who had fled for safety to neighboring countries, I made my first visit to Lebanon’s Bekaa … Continue reading

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Anti-#Syrian racism in #Turkey | openDemocracy

‘Suriyeli’ (Syrians) is a name given to people escaping from the civil war in Syria. Called‘Suriyeli’, they are seen as criminals, beggars, burglars and prostitutes, unable to adapt to Turkish culture. They are numbers, devoid of their unique stories. Some … Continue reading

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1.7m #Syrian refugees face food crisis as UN funds dry up | World news | The Guardian

More than 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt are facing a disastrous and hungry winter after a funding crisis forced the UN’s World Food Programme to suspend food vouchers to hundreds of thousands forced into … Continue reading

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Syria’s female refugees facing poverty, harassment and isolation

Harriet Sherwood The Guardian, Monday 7 July 2014 Syrian refugee women A Syrian refugee hangs laundry at a camp in the Lebanese town of Majdal Anjar. Photograph: Bilal Hussein/AP Women are the sole providers for one in four Syrian refugee … Continue reading

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A reignited war drives Iraqis out in huge numbers DARBANDIKHAN, Iraq — As Sunni rebels advanced across Iraq in recent weeks, hundreds of thousands of Iraqis were driven from their homes. For many, it was not the first time. There … Continue reading

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