“We were very scared,” remembers Sameh as she recounts the night her husband Jalal was killed. “I asked him to go see what was happening outside on the street.”
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Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugee children in Turkey are not enrolled in the formal education system. With the support of the European Union, we have opened six new informal education centres in south eastern Turkey to help out-of-school children catch up.
Almost every day we hear reports of families fleeing their homes in an attempt to escape conflict and brutality. Each report begins to merge with the next, until stories start to lose meaning and blur into faceless statistics. But it's important to remember that there are real people behind these numbers - here are some of their stories.
A serious humanitarian crisis is unfolding in the world’s youngest nation – beyond the glare of the international media spotlight. Concern is working to hold back the tide in a remote, forgotten region.
The European Union is providing millions in funding for our education and e-voucher programmes in southeast Turkey, enabling vital lifelines of support for Syrian refugee familes and children in the region.
The recent EU deal with Turkey regarding Syrian migrants has been met with considerable backlash from aid agencies working with refugees on the Greek islands. Many aid agencies have argued that the deal is unethical, illegal and impractical.
Learn how a community-led approach to healthcare and nutrition is positively impacting malnutrition levels in a Burundian refugee camp in Rwanda.
The Syrian conflict is now five years old, and with no end in sight, we assess the growing humanitarian crisis in the region.
The New Year brought new challenges for Syrian families living in northern Lebanon as Storm Vladimir drove heavy rain, winds and snow across the region wreaking havoc in the informal tented settlements where many refugees live.