Category Archives: Refugee Crisis – Syria

The Wounded Generation in Syria

An excellent video, from the New York Times website, titled “Syria’s Wounded Generation,” shows a medical after-care center near Turkey’s border with Syria, where civilians and combatants recover from life-altering injuries. The Times’s Mac William Bishop spoke to casualties of Syria’s brutal war.

View the video here.

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No One Cares: The Tragic Truth of the 500,000 Syrian Refugee Children

refugee-childrenAn excellent piece in the UK’s Independent, chronicles British photojournalist Ed Thompson’s trips to refugee camps housing many of Syria’s children.

Read the story, and see his compelling photo gallery, at the Independent’s site.

More Than 20,000 Syrians Fled to Turkey in Early 2014

unhcrAccording to the United Nations Refugee Agency, more than 20,000 Syrian refugees have arrived in Turkey since the start of the year in the biggest influx since early 2013. In recent days, more than 500 people have been arriving each day at the official crossing points, with some days the influx reaching as many as 1,000 to 2,000 Syrians.

Read more at the UNHCR site.