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The Story of Zeinab: A Child Seeks Refuge from War

Sumaya Agha of MercyCorps zen shares the story of Zeinab Al Farhaan, “a bright, wide-eyed girl I met for the first time a month ago at Dream Land, a Mercy Corps playground inside Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp. The 13-year-old arrived two months ago with her mother, six siblings, aunt and five cousins. They finally decided to leave Syria after bombings in their home city of Dara’a hit as close as their neighbor’s house…”

Read the story now.