The Syrian refugee crisis is now the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. Because of the Syrian civil war, 5.6 million people have fled Syria as refugees, putting a strain on the region’s ability to cope. And another 6.1 million people are displaced within Syria.
Please pray for the Middle East. World Vision works in Lebanon, Jordan, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and is responding to the crises in Syria and Iraq.
Today marks seven years since the Syrian refugee crisis began. With reports of the war in Syria almost over and after seven years of hearing about and caring about this crisis, does it still matter? Compassionate voices come together with a resounding yes.
Try this recipe for man’oushe, a traditional Lebanese breakfast flatbread often topped with spices, cheese, or yogurt.
This podcast, listen to an interview with Kristen Howerton, a popular blogger who has been operating Rage Against the Minivan since 2006. She recently traveled with World Vision to Iraq and Lebanon and was generous enough to be interviewed, ironically, in the back of a minivan.