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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 Google map perspective on a refugee's journey walking from Syria to Serbia
September 18, 2015

Google map perspective: A refugee’s journey walking from Syria to Serbia

It would be a 1,400-mile walk, taking an estimated 452 hours.

Europe's migration crisis: Syrian refugees' long journeys, long nights
September 14, 2015

Europe’s refugee crisis: Syrian families’ long journeys, long nights

As more Syrian refugees seek safety in Europe, families struggle to survive and adjust to their new lives.

With Syria war in fourth year, increasing numbers attempt to reach Europe
September 4, 2015

Increasingly desperate, masses of Syrian refugees flood European access points

Unaccompanied refugee children are vulnerable to trafficking, forced labor, prostitution, and violence.

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,...

For Afghan moms and babies, mobile team brings healthcare, hope
March 31, 2015

For Afghan moms and babies, mobile team brings healthcare, hope

“[World Vision staff] are trying to start a new chapter in our life and make it possible for us to taste a healthy life," Zohra, an Afghan mother says.

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.

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