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Humanitarian conditions are increasingly grim in this region as fighting rages in Syria and millions of civilians have fled to neighboring countries, with thousands more crossing the border every week. Additional funding is urgently needed to provide care for refugees.
Read our overview of the conflict in Syria, the refugee situation in neighboring countries, and World Vision’s response to the crisis.
UNICEF estimates that children make up more than half of the refugees fleeing Syria.
A World Vision aid worker in Lebanon tells of the hope and care found amid dire circumstances.
While fighting rages in Syria, humanitarian conditions continue deteriorating, and displaced families like Mahmoud and his wife and children are finding it increasingly difficult to cope.
As the war in Syria enters its third year, tragic stories continue to emerge of how children and families have been devastated. World Vision is providing assistance to Syrian refugees who have been forced to flee their homeland.
After two years of fighting, the prolonged conflict in Syria risks leaving an entire generation of children scarred for life, says a new UNICEF report.
Two years after the start of Syria’s civil war, Lebanon struggles to accommodate Syrian refugees who have settled throughout the country.
|Stand with me: Children's rights, wronged (Jan. 2014 Report PDF)||Syria Crisis: Education Interrupted (Joint Report)|
|War in their country is placing on Syrian children emotional burdens they are too young to bear||REPORT: War in Syria & the resulting flood of refugees into Lebanon places enormous pressure on Lebanese families & communities|
|UN resolution on Humanitarian Access to Syria (Oct. 2, 2013)|