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Little girl with pig tails looks at camera. She was born in this refugee camp.

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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A Syrian child’s life in a refugee camp: Sedra’s story
January 14, 2014

A Syrian child’s life in a refugee camp: Sedra’s story

The war in Syria uprooted Sedra’s family and forced them to flee. Now, she and her family live at Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan, yearning for their former life....

Syrian refugees face a bitter winter
January 6, 2014

Syrian refugees face a bitter winter

Syrian refugee children living in Lebanon and Jordan are bearing the brunt of winter’s cold. Families struggle to stay warm and need your support and prayers to...

A bitter winter is coming: Pray for vulnerable Syrian refugee children
December 10, 2013

A bitter winter is coming: Pray for vulnerable Syrian refugee children

This Christmas, join us in praying for children deeply affected by the crisis in Syria. The brutal cold of winter has arrived, and more than 1 million Syrian refugee...

Lunch helps Syrian refugee children stay in Jordanian school
December 9, 2013

Lunch helps Syrian refugee children continue attending Jordanian school

Donations help Syrian refugees living in difficult conditions.

Pray for children and families affected by war in Syria
September 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.

VIDEO: Desperate families flee Syria
September 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...

Report: Child-Friendly Spaces ease trauma in emergencies
August 26, 2013

Report: Child-Friendly Spaces ease trauma in emergencies

Children who regularly attend Child-Friendly Spaces in disaster zones are able to maintain a positive outlook on life, one study says.

Syrian refugee children struggle to get back to school
August 13, 2013

Syrian refugee children struggle to get back to school

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...

Number of Syrian refugees ‘rises uncontrollably’
July 12, 2013

Number of Syrian refugees ‘rises uncontrollably’

Humanitarian conditions are increasingly grim in this region as fighting rages in Syria and millions of civilians have fled to neighboring countries, with thousands...

U.N. issues largest-ever emergency appeal for Syria crisis
June 10, 2013

U.N. issues largest-ever emergency appeal for Syria crisis

UNICEF estimates that children make up more than half of the refugees fleeing Syria.

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