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Syria refugee crisis FAQ: How the war is affecting children

Why are people fleeing Syria? What are the greatest needs of the refugees? How can I help, and show them the love of God?

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War through the eyes of an aid worker
August 14, 2015

War through the eyes of an aid worker

As the conflict in Syria rages on, we sat down to talk with our national communications director in Lebanon, where more than a million Syrian refugees now live.

Video: Syrian refugee children draw their dreams and nightmares
June 18, 2015

Video: Syrian refugee children draw their dreams and nightmares

We asked Syrian refugee children in a World Vision Child-Friendly Space in Lebanon to draw one of their dreams and then share them with us.

Video: Stories of Syria’s Lost Generation
June 3, 2015

Video: Stories of Syria’s Lost Generation

Amid shattered dreams and broken hearts in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, refugee children like Ali, Hassan, Nour, Marie, and Ayat share their stories of survival, loss,...

After four years of war, Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis
March 12, 2015

After four years of war, Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis

More than half of American adults say the crisis in Syria has impacted fewer people than other recent disasters; in reality, Syrians are currently the largest refugee...

Photos: Harsh winter threatens Syrian refugee children and families
February 18, 2015

Photos: Harsh winter threatens Syrian refugee children and families

Syrian refugee families who have fled their homeland due to violence are ill-equipped to deal with the harsh winter conditions. These photos from an informal refugee...

Video: Snowstorm in the Middle East and the impact on Syrian refugee families
January 9, 2015

Video: Snowstorm in the Middle East and the impact on Syrian refugee families

World Vision has new fears for children and families already vulnerable as a snowstorm sweeping through the region claims lives.

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood
April 15, 2014

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood

New research from Columbia University shows that Child-Friendly Spaces like those set up by World Vision and other relief agencies in disaster or conflict areas give...

Poll: Americans think Hurricane Katrina worse than Syria crisis
March 10, 2014

Poll: Americans think Hurricane Katrina worse than Syria crisis

A recent poll found that most Americans are not aware of the enormity of the crisis in Syria, a conflict that has so far impacted an estimated 9.3 million people....

Syrian refugee children: ‘We live in constant fear’
March 10, 2014

Syrian refugee children: ‘We live in constant fear’

To mark the three-year anniversary of the conflict in Syria, World Vision invited children living as refugees to write a report to share their biggest concerns and...

Video: What peace means to Syrian refugee children
March 5, 2014

Video: What peace means to Syrian refugee children

As world leaders discuss Syria’s future, World Vision asked these children to explain what peace means to them.

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