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Hamze, a 14-year-old Syrian refugee, grieves the loss of his home. Still from video.
Sep 23, 2013

Desperate Syrians struggle to survive amid inadequate international aid

Millions of Syrians, forced to flee their homes because of the violent conflict engulfing their country, are without sufficient food, shelter and lifesaving medical care as international donors fail to meet United Nation funding appeals, 14 organizations warned.
Children at Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan carry water.
Jun 7, 2013

World Vision sounds the alarm: Funds urgently needed to save lives in Syria

As fighting escalates in Syria, life for children caught up in the conflict is getting worse. More than 80,000 people have been killed in the ongoing violence. Three million children have been affected so far, and the numbers will continue to rise as conflict continues.

14-year-old-Hamze fled Syria with his family and now lives in a refugee camp. In this video he grieves the loss of his home and friends. Still image from video.
Jun 17, 2013

G8 Leaders: Children of Syria can’t wait for peace any longer

G8 Leaders: The children of Syria can’t wait for peace any longer!

Aerial view of the Lough Erne Golf Club resort, site of the G8 summit in Ireland.
Jun 18, 2013

Geneva peace talks ‘best chance of a future for Syria’s children'

The G8's confirmation that the Geneva II peace conference will definitely go ahead is finally some good news for Syria's children.

Pray for children and families affected by war in Syria
Sep 4, 2013

Pray for children and families affected by war in Syria

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.

Residents of the makeshift Syrian refugee settlement at El Marj in Lebanon.
Sep 5, 2013

At the G20: Open letter to leaders – from Syria

At the G20: Open letter to leaders – from Syria

VIDEO: Desperate families flee Syria
Sep 3, 2013

VIDEO: Desperate families flee 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.

Refugee children need a peace offensive in Syria
Aug 28, 2013

Peace offensive is needed to end conflict in Syria, says World Vision

As the threat of military intervention looms, aid agency World Vision says all actors need to push forward with a peace offensive for children.

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