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In Akkar 7
halba, lebanon
By Emmanuel Haddad
10 Jan 2013

In Meshmesh, an isolated village near the Syrian border, the volunteer of Relief&Reconciliation teach French and English in a school without heating where children can hardly concentrate because of the cold. One of them smiles as he just received his certificate of French. But at 15 years old, he says he will not join the Lebanese school, because he needs to work to help his family to survive.

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STORIES IN TENTS - Editor's Picks 14 ...
Idlib, Syria
By Editor's Picks
14 Dec 2012

Syrian Refugees in Qah, and other small settlements across the border regions of Syria face dismal living conditions, made worse by the onset of winter. With torrential rain, and temperatures that regularly drop below freezing, the refugees suffer from a lack of adequate provisions to feed their families and protect them from the elements.
Health issues are on the rise due to overcrowding and the absence of proper sanitation and clean drinking water, causing widespread outbreaks of Hepatitis A and dysentery.

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Victory Child
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
16 Aug 2012

A Syrian boy flashes victory signs while waiting in line for a food truck in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Mafraq Governorate Jordan. August 2012.

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Food Truck Worker Warns Refugees to C...
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
16 Aug 2012

A food truck worker warns crowds to calm down or the truck will leave in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. August 2012.

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Warning to Syrian Refugees
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
16 Aug 2012

A food truck worker warns crowds to calm down or the truck will leave in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. August 2012.

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Syrian refugees flock to aid truck in...
Zaatari, Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
15 Aug 2012

Crowds flock to a food distribution truck in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. August 2012.

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Syrian child signals 'V' in Zaatari
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
15 Aug 2012

A Syrian child signals a victory sign while waiting outside of a food truck in the Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan. August 15, 2012.

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Dust Brothers
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
15 Aug 2012

Two teens mug for a photo outside of their shared tent in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in the Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. August 2012.

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UN Tent in Zaatari Marked with Graffiti
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
15 Aug 2012

A tent marked with the words "Our homeland will be returned to us" in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. August 15, 2012.

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Syrian Refugees In Bekaa Valley
Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
By Editor's Picks
08 Aug 2012

Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Thousands of Syrians have been crossing into the Bekaa Valley situated along the border with Syria. We managed to reach some families in hiding in villages of Saad Neyil and Arsel.

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Faith and X-rays
Madaba, Jordan
By MattKauffman
31 May 2012

X-rays of Ahmed's mangled foot, the result of an altercation with Syrian military after leaving his neighborhood mosque in his home of Dara'a, rest on top of the family's Qur'an. After undergoing three surgeries in Amman, doctors told him they should amputate his foot above the ankle. He refuses to go back for the last surgery. He and his family of 15 now live on the ground floor of a private residence outside Madaba.

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"Get Down Bashar"
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
30 May 2012

Jana holds a sign outside her family's rooftop apartment in Amman.

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Fear of retribution
Al Mafraq, Jordan
By MattKauffman
24 May 2012

Waleed, 39, hides behind his son Talal in order to conceal his identity to protect relatives back in native Syria. Waleed and his family of six escaped Homs and were smuggled into Jordan with the aid of the Syrian Free Army

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Safe in Jordan
Al Mafraq, Jordan
By MattKauffman
24 May 2012

From the safety of his small living room, Waleed, a Syrian from Homs, talks about escaping with his family to the north Jordanian town of Mafraq.

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Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley
Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
30 Apr 2012

Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Thousands of Syrians have been crossing into the Bekaa Valley situated along the border with Syria. We managed to reach some families in hiding in villages of Saad Neyil and Arsel.

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Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley
Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
14 Apr 2012

Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Thousands of Syrians have been crossing into the Bekaa Valley situated along the border with Syria. We managed to reach some families in hiding in villages of Saad Neyil and Arsel.

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Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley
Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
14 Apr 2012

Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Thousands of Syrians have been crossing into the Bekaa Valley situated along the border with Syria. We managed to reach some families in hiding in villages of Saad Neyil and Arsel.

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Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley
Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
14 Apr 2012

Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Thousands of Syrians have been crossing into the Bekaa Valley situated along the border with Syria. We managed to reach some families in hiding in villages of Saad Neyil and Arsel.

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Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley
Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
14 Apr 2012

Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Thousands of Syrians have been crossing into the Bekaa Valley situated along the border with Syria. We managed to reach some families in hiding in villages of Saad Neyil and Arsel.

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Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley
Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
14 Apr 2012

Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Thousands of Syrians have been crossing into the Bekaa Valley situated along the border with Syria. We managed to reach some families in hiding in villages of Saad Neyil and Arsel.

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Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley
Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
By Marta Bogdanska
14 Apr 2012

Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Thousands of Syrians have been crossing into the Bekaa Valley situated along the border with Syria. We managed to reach some families in hiding in villages of Saad Neyil and Arsel.