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Counselors and play therapists work to help child survivors of last month’s deadly tornados in Oklahoma.
Join us in prayer for children and families who are deeply affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria and the refugee crisis in neighboring countries.
In Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, World Vision’s Patricia Mouamar meets a family of refugees who fled civil war in Syria. With no resources, they’re sleeping in rough conditions and seeking aid from an already-overburdened community.
Children who regularly attend Child-Friendly Spaces in disaster zones are able to maintain a positive outlook on life, one study says.
Spaces built to keep children safe after an emergency or conflict can also help them recover from trauma, new Columbia University and World Vision research launched today shows. The study found substantial improvement of Congolese refugees using Child Friendly Spaces.
The number of Syrian refugees will pass the 2 million mark within the next 9 weeks, a coalition of 18 aid agencies warned today. Marking the UN’s World Refugee Day, the coalition said it was deeply concerned about the alarming escalation of refugee numbers.
Thursday, June 20, 2013 is World Refugee Day and humanitarians will be hard at work in Jordan’s northeastern desert helping to build what will become the country’s largest refugee camp.