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At the G20: Open letter to leaders – from Syria
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.
World Vision and other NGOs working to alleviate global hunger and poverty around the world strongly encourage Congress to support the Royce-Engel amendment (#55) to HR 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, expected to be voted on this week.
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.
With no end in sight for the refugee crisis in Syria, providing access to education for displaced children is just one among many urgent needs as humanitarian conditions grow increasingly dire.
|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)|