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Hindirin (top row, second from left), Mahmoud (far right) and Delvin (front row, second from right) live with their parents and young siblings in southern Turkey. Their family fled their home in Damascus, Syria  in early 2013 when the bombing in their area became too intense. Though they are only 11, 10 and 9, all
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Arin’s mother Huda describes why they fled their home in Shingal, Iraq: “When Isis attacked and surrounded our villages we fled for the mountains. My husband stayed with his cousin in Shingal to defend the city, and they were captured. They are either still alive in captivity or killed. I was pregnant with Arin (now
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“The last days in Syria were very difficult. We didn’t have sufficient money for food and other necessary things. My husband had traveled ahead to Germany in August, 2015 and we were planning to reunite with him from Syria. My kids were afraid of the constant presence of combatants so we decided to flee with
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From Syria, Laith’s mother Maha explains how the family ended up in a squat in Greece: “We lived in an area in the outskirts of Damascus where there was a lot of bombing. We searched for other places in Syria to stay but we had no luck so we fled to Egypt. We stayed for
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Mohammed and Yusra fled their home in Syria over three years ago after their house was bombed and all of their belongings were destroyed. They traveled to Turkey leaving behind their family in Syria and have not been able to reach them since. Having made the treacherous journey to Greece, they live in a camp.
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Having just completed his first year as a chemistry major, Khalil’s university and entire city shut down due to the war in Syria. He crossed the border to Turkey and then crossed the country to Izmir. His legs became swollen because of a condition with lymphadenitis. He paid a smuggler to travel on a 32-person
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Iman (2) and Othman (4) left Syria with their parents after their neighborhood was severely impacted by airstrikes. Their father, Ahmed, states “I lost the feeling of safety totally after I saw the house of my neighbor exploded and the shreds of his four children sprawling around his house”. He said he could not risk
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Maram (pictured) is five-months-old and was born in Lebanon after her family fled violence in Syria in 2012. Her parents Rana and Imad lived a happy life in Damascus. Imad (34) grew and sold flowers and Rana raised the kids. Sadly Rana’s two brothers were killed after a strike broke into their home. A year
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115 of 2,500 USD
Amale (6) before her shelter in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, 2017. Amale, her younger brother and parents were living in a small town east of Damascus when militants entered and began attacking. The family moved to another town further north for two months until they were exposed to further violence. Amale’s father Omran was wounded in
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The Akhras family was living in a small town on the outskirts of Damascus, Syria. In 2012, militants attacked, bombing houses all around them. After moving from house to house, village to village, the family was unable to find safety and fled to Jordan. In Jordan, Mr. Akhras found work at a chicken restaurant, having
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Hadil (3) lives in Lebanon with her parents and baby brother. On the day her parents were married in Al Abbadeh, Syria in 2012, the Free Syrian Army clashed with the Syrian Armed Forces, forcing the newlyweds to flee to Adra. They remained in Adra for two years until the Syrian Army came and arrested
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It was the middle of the night. Rama (20) was eight months pregnant with her son Mohamed when a missile fell behind her family’s house in Aleppo. Because her husband had been drafted into the Syrian army, she couldn’t leave, but as chaos grew and hope for life seemed impossible, they fled to Turkey. Rama
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Turkyeh, her husband Hussain, and their four children were living in Al-Raqqa, Syria before they were forced to flee intense violence. Now refugees in Lebanon, Turkyeh reflects on the final days in their homeland: “There was a clashing between the Free Army and regime army. We were so afraid for our lives, we fled for
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From Syria, meet Mahmoud (14). He is the oldest of five children living with his parents in Istanbul. The extended family group comprises eleven people, including eight children and two women who are pregnant, all living in two dilapidated, cold rooms. In addition to being cold and small, their building is infested with rats and scorpions, their
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16 Sponsors
610 of 2,000 USD
camara
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Camara (20) fled his home country of Guinea in 2012. Camara has a high school diploma and was a football player and painter. After the death of his father, due to the lack of stability and job opportunities in Guinea, Camara left for Morocco. In Morocco, he met is now wife Emilie (18), a skilled
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rafah and mustafa
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Rafah and Mustafa fled their home in Syria in early 2016. After a horrifying journey by foot between Syria and Turkey, they continued on, eventually to Greece. Now awaiting reunification with her husband in Germany, Rafah and her son have been living in a squat with three other families and nowhere else to go. “We
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13 Sponsors
1,626 of 4,400 USD
From Iraq, Malak (7) in Istanbul, Turkey, January 2017. Intisar and her husband Hassan fled Kirkuk, Iraq in November of 2015 with Malak and their three other children. They left when the security situation had completely deteriorated. There was a car bomb in their street, and they were personally threatened by terrorists threatening to kill Hassan and
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Mahmoud is 10-years-old and works in a tile factory with his father to support their family of nine. Two of his sisters, Hindirin (11) and Delvin (9), also work instead of going to school because the family needs the money to survive. The girls work sewing clothes. All three of the children work 60 hours
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8 Sponsors
400 of 1,200 USD
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In 2013, Mona (right) was living with her husband in Syria. They lived in the countryside of Homs but their village was bombed and their home was destroyed.  They first fled to a neighbor and moved on to several areas searching for a safe place to live, but each time there was more bombing forcing
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From Syria, Wiam (6) stands in front of her tent in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, January 2017. In Syria Wiam’s father worked at a textile factory in a village in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus. In August, 2013, they had to leave. Wiam’s mother Fatima explains: “The bombing was so heavy over us. We moved from our region
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8 Sponsors
520 of 1,000 USD
Kamel, his wife Lama, and their daughters Tiba (8) and Marwa (4). Kamel was an employee of the Ministry of Education and small business owner before he and his wife Lama were forced to flee Iraq in September 2015. Facing political violence, the family was finally granted asylum in Turkey after weeks of living in hiding.
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11 Sponsors
945 of 3,500 USD
Jordan
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Ahmed’s father Amer brought their family to Jordan after his shop and livelihood was destroyed by a bomb. Ahmed suffers from a blood disorder that requires very special care, care that is not available in Jordan. Registered with the UNHCR, Amer is not allowed to legally work yet he said he has no choice. He’s
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Louay-1
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Louay’s mother Fatima explains: “I was living in Al Qaboun in Damascus with my husband and kids when the demonstrations began and the regime army entered our region. They began bombing and arresting people so I took my kids and left to another region where my mother lived. We stayed there for about a year
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Abdullah’s family fled from Iraq in 2014 when the war and lack of resources in their area made it impossible to stay. They have been in Turkey ever since. With his parents and four siblings, life in Turkey has been difficult. They have not been able to afford the right papers to get the children
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Tasneem (12) said she likes to write stories. She goes to a Syrian school in Istanbul. Hale (6) doesn’t go to school and said she likes to cut paper and play with toys. Adnan (10) goes to a Turkish school and likes to play chess. The kids’ mother Hasnaa once taught private Arabic and science lessons to
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From Liberia, Armend has been living in China for the past 10 months, sleeping on the living room couch of a kind friend he met after arriving in March, 2016. Armend’s life was disrupted in mid 2014 when the Ebola outbreak ended the lives of all of his immediate family members. Armend was a sophomore at
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Ayah
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Ayah, under a year old, lives with her parents in Turkey. Her parents met in Baghdad where they fell in love but faced many problems because of their different religious backgrounds. Hussein is Shia and his wife is Sunni which is not tolerated well in Iraq. To establish a safe life for themselves, Hussein moved
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Mohammad Al Jassem, a 26-year old student from Damascus University, has been stuck in an overcrowded camp in Greece marked as unsanitary and unsafe by Human Rights Watch. He has dreams of perfecting his English and continuing his education, but his journey will be long and tumultuous as he is unable to legally work....[more]
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Inamullah is from Afghanistan but was living in Pakistan with his family last year and working as an English teacher when local government officials told all Afghan refugees to leave the country. He fled with his family back to their hometown in Ozbeen, Afghanistan. Ozbeen is not an easy place to live, it’s been under
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15 Sponsors
655 of 3,500 USD
Khawla, Walaa and Walid
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Khawla (10), Walaa (8) and Walid (7) live with their parents and four older siblings in a refugee camp in Lebanon. The family fled their home in Syria in 2011 when rebel forces arrived in their area. Since then, they have been living together in a cloth tent. No one ever expected the war to last this
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24 Sponsors
1,625 of 2,000 USD
Wahiba and her three kids in Istanbul, January 2017, three years after fleeing their home in Syria. When bombs and snipers first entered their peaceful town, Wahiba fled with her children for Turkey. Her husband Muhammed remained attempting to earn money for his sister’s family. Fear of being arrested or forced to join a military
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Marwa and her family were living in Der al Zor, Syria when armed militants kidnapped her husband – he worked for the government.  Fearing he safety, Marwa took their four children and moved to Al Kasra.  Her husband was released after two months when he signed a form proclaiming he would never again work in
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365 of 2,000 USD
Moumina, an art teacher from a village near Damascus, Syria, was separated from her husband, Haitham, on their wedding day due to heavy bombing raids that also destroyed the family’s home. The newlyweds fled separately and waited for the violence to ebb, then made their way together to a town northeast of the city. Conditions were no better
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15 Sponsors
505 of 1,500 USD
Bilal and Yazan pictured outside their tent in Lebanon, January, 2017. The boys lived in Homs, Syria near a government security facility that was the site of military clashes. “A shell broke into our home when we were in it,” their mother Amina said. “We were terrified and ran away.” The family (mother, father and five
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2 Sponsors
115 of 500 USD
fadi
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From Syria, Hanan (8) and Lian (5) are seen here stuck in the Kiev, Ukraine Airport on January 28th, 2017. Traveling from Jordan, they were blocked from their connecting flight to the United States just hours after US President Donald Trump signed an executive order halting all Syrians from entering the country. They were trapped.
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142 Sponsors
7,915 of 9,500 USD
Nahla
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Nahla sits with her grandchildren in their shelter inside of Syria, December 20, 2016. Nahla, her children and her grandchildren fled their home in Palmyra, Syria in May of 2014 after their town was severely bombed. Nahla lost her husband in the bombing. More recently, Nahla’s grandson, Fayez, was hurt during a traffic accident on
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Haya (11) is from Mosul, Iraq. Her father Faez was a wheat farmer and her mother Maha worked at home. Her older brothers, Muhammed (6) and Asfuk (13) attended school. Maha explains Mosul was shelled and their farm was taken over by militants, considered a prize of war.  They fled to Baghdad, but faced discrimination there because they are
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Gufran (15) and his family has been running from the war in Syria for the past four years. The family is originally from Aleppo where their home was destroyed by barrel bombs and they have been jumping from area to area inside of Syria, but recently fled to Turkey due to the lack of safety. In Istanbul,
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Alex: “We were very very poor. My parents had eight children, and I’m right in the middle. My father worked for the municipality in Douala, Cameroon as a cleaner in the markets. My mother sold firewood. We didn’t have enough to live so we stayed with various family friends, on dirt floors. When the government of
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“I was a chef in Rue Casaneuve, a big restaurant in Yaounde, the capital of Cameroon. I was also part of their culinary program which allowed people to work and get their culinary degree at the same time. Like all young men, I had a big vision for my life. I wanted to improve myself
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6 Sponsors
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Igor and Josele are originally from the Congo, having both fled due to the war and violence ever present in their home country. Josele was pregnant when this photo was taken in early January, 2017. She has since given birth to a baby girl. The family of three is in Istanbul. Though Igor originally held
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“We were living in peace until ISIS invaded our town Jabal Abdel Aziz at Al Hassakeh. It was very difficult and almost impossible to accommodate with them. They were imposing very strict rules. We reached to a point where starvation was happening. At the moment, the Kurds came to our town and ask us to
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Warda explains: “I was living with my husband Khair and two sons in the Ghouta of Damascus, Syria, where we were bombed by shells. One day, we were at home when a shell broke into our neighbor’s house and the wall fell on my son Ahmad (20) – he was wounded by shrapnel. We ran
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This is Aesha (45). She’s a Syrian refugee currently living in Turkey with her husband and three children . Aesha is in need of urgent surgery for chronic buildup of fluid in her stomach, which has weakened her heart and could eventually reach her lungs. Before the war in Syria, the family was able to
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The hands of one of Badriya’s children after rummaging through garbage all day. The four kids fled with their mother from Syria in November of 2016 after witnessing their father’s death in an air strike. The family’s home was in central Aleppo and they lost everything in their journey to Turkey. Since arriving a few
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15 Sponsors
877 of 2,400 USD
Semir and Khunav
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“We are Yezidi from Iraq. ISIS surrounded our town on August, 2014 and began a massacre. They murdered our men and older women and took thousands of girls as sex slaves. We fled for the mountains, and because our children were so young, they almost died on the mountain without food or water. It was
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1,860 of 2,000 USD
Fatima and her five children fled war torn Syria in 2014 after a bomb landed on the roof of their building. This is a photo of three of Fatima’s children: Abdulrahman, Besher and Jad. Fatima’s most pressing concern is the health of Abdulrahman, the eldest, who suffers from epilepsy as a result of a blood
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Fazal worked as a photographer and reporter for the local newspaper in Gujarat, Pakistan. He was a crime reporter with a criminal gangs beat when he began to receive threats for taking photos. He did not stop publishing his stories about gang violence in Pakistan and eventually began to receive death threats. One day while
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Adele and her family lived in the West African Country, Cameroon. In 2007 her husband left for Turkey to find work and bring the rest of his family to live with him. After seven years of unsuccessful attempts to reunite the family, Adele finally made it to Turkey with one child. When her husband returned
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Atef enjoyed his job as head of a museum cultural  center in Damascus, Syria’s largest city. Syria had long been a mecca of culture, including the remains of ancient civilizations and masterpieces of art and architecture. He was proud to preserve that heritage, helping to make it accessible to other Syrians and the world as
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19 Sponsors
2,000 of 2,000 USD
In Syria, Hatem worked as an actor, a Dervish Dancer and also a drama teacher. He was an activist as well and, like four of his activist friends who were killed, this made him a target. Hatem’s brother was a surgeon’s assistant helping to treat the injured, but one day, he was struck and killed
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Azam and Anum fell in love after they met working in the local grocery store. Being from different religions, they met secretly. Azam bravely sought Anum’s hand in marriage from her father but when her father realized that he was a Sunni, he denied him, and warned that if he ever went near her again, they would
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Layla, Hassan and their six children stand in their cloth tent in Bekaa Valley, December, 2016. They were forced to flee Syria when ISIS took over their village, Al Asadyeh, in 2013. The family is about $2000 in debt and in need of medical care. One of their 8-year-old twin boys (Hussain) is in need
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24 Sponsors
1,843 of 2,500 USD
Muhammed (2) and Zeyna (1) are originally from Syria. Their parents, Yahya and Nada, were forced to flee their home in 2015 when security in their village was deteriorating.  While first fleeing to western Syria, eventually they were forced to move on due to the ever present violence. They tried first to settle in Istanbul
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9 Sponsors
735 of 2,000 USD
Bader (11), Ahmed (4), Wessam (16), Mohammed (8) and Fatima (15) stand together in their IDP camp on the border with Turkey inside of Syria. The children lost their father in 2012 after he was killed by a bomb on his way to work. It was the 25th of January, 2013, and their mother Najah was
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10 Sponsors
485 of 1,500 USD
Farah (5) is originally from Idlib, Syria but has been living in an IDP refugee camp inside of Syria on the border with Turkey since her home was destroyed in early 2016. Marah is one of nine siblings that are being supported by their widowed mother – their father was killed in the bombing that
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6 Sponsors
436 of 2,000 USD
Amina’s five children pictured near their shelter in Turkey, December, 2016. Originally from Syria, the kids lost their father in 2012. He went to work one morning and never came back. Some have said he was arrested, others said he was killed. In early 2013, they found themselves in hiding as forces invaded their village
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16 Sponsors
785 of 1,800 USD
Khaled (5) was just under a year old when his family fled their destroyed home in Al Tarimsa, Syria. Khaled’s father Ali was seriously wounded in the blast resulting in the amputation of one of his legs and the development of a severe infection. For treatment, the family was forced to make the hard journey to
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5 Sponsors
110 of 3,000 USD
Ayat (20) fled Syria in 2015 with her husband Eyad (19) after militants took over their village in Al Raqqa. “The strict laws prevented women from leaving their homes. We were scared!” Now living in Lebanon, Ayat and Eyad need basic necessities like food and blankets as well as help paying off their debts. Eyad
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Naila stands with her husband, Shafiq, and their three children. Naila is from Ghelum, Pakistan.  Her husband Shafiq was an experienced video producer and editor. He worked with video for 22 years but he often faced electrical outages and couldn’t work because of bad infrastructure in his area. He left his job to start a rental
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Asim was born in Multan, Pakistan to a family of very little means, but due to his natural curiosity and drive in life, he aimed high. He studied technology at the university and moved to Lahore, the most populous city in his country, to pursue a career. He got married, had children, and worked for
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19 Sponsors
921 of 2,000 USD
Khaled (9) and his brother Omer (5) fled their home in Syria in 2013 after their father Ahmed was arrested and told upon release to never be seen in Damascus again. The family first fled to Lebanon for safety, but felt it was safer to move to Turkey.  Their house in Syria has since been bombed, so while
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11 Sponsors
440 of 2,500 USD
From left to right, Salam (6), Alaa (8), Fawaz (4) and Subhi (7) in their camp in Syria. The kids’ mother Suha explains why they fled their town in Idlib, Syria and how they ended up here: “Our village was being bombed which caused the full destruction of our house. That’s why we escaped. But my
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10 Sponsors
1,115 of 5,000 USD
Abdul (4) and Mohammed (6) shelter in an IDP camp in Syria with their mother Rajaa. The family of three is from a small town between Idlib and Damascus. The vicinity became a front line for regime forces and rebels and thus suffered bombings and intense battles on a daily basis. In January of 2013, Rajaa’s husband left
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9 Sponsors
675 of 500 USD
Mouhammad (12), Zahir (4), Osama (8) and Sidra (6) sit on the steps of their temporary shelter, south of Idlib, Syria. Ahlam describes the effect of the war on her family: “My husband was an activist and since the beginning of the war, he used to write poems, draw pictures and take photographs of everything that he
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12 Sponsors
725 of 1,000 USD
عائلة عامر الدغيم- صورة جماعية
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Amer sits in his wheelchair with his children on his lap where they are located south of Idlib, near Maarat al-Numaan, Syria. The past four years of their lives have been filled with uncertainty and all they wish for is a return to normalcy. “Our village Kafrouma was near one of the largest military bases
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34.82%
38 Sponsors
1,741 of 5,000 USD
صور جماعية
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Alaa Kabish (17) the oldest member of his family describes how they ended up in an IDP (Internally Displaced) camp inside the northern border of Syria. “We are from Idlib but from a rural village named Al Fateera. We were seven children with our parents. My dad refused to move to another place even though
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27.14%
26 Sponsors
1,357 of 5,000 USD
Shireen stands with her children outside their tent in Iraq. They are Yazidi, and were forced to flee their home in 2014 when Daesh took over their village. The family has been living in a refugee camp near the border with Syria ever since. Shireen’s husband was killed when Daesh first attacked in 2013. Though
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25.86%
10 Sponsors
517.15 of 2,000 USD
Hanin and her family fled Syria in March of 2016 and have been living in Greece camps since. Hanin is currently in the Softex camp with her three children and without her husband. Her children are 4 years, 2 years and 8 months. Her husband unfortunately ended up associating with the wrong type of people in the
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17.48%
20 Sponsors
403 of 2,305 USD
Leeka fled Iraq in October of 2016 and has since been stuck in a Greece refugee camp. Her husband Husam was a police officer in Iraq but due to the nature of his work, received regular death and kidnapping threats. For the safety of the entire family, they had no choice but to flee. Now in Greece, Leeka is
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15.35%
3 Sponsors
759 of 4,945 USD
Murtada (8) stands in the shelter shared between himself, his parents and three other siblings in Jordan. Murtada’s mother, Suaad, describes why they fled their home in Iraq: “We used to live in Baghdad in an area called Al Salam. In 2009, my husband was working as a cleaner with the US military but was kidnapped
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Basma is pictured here with three of her four young children in Jordan. Originally from Syria, the family fled their home due to the civil war. The kids’ father left alone for Turkey in search for a better life for the entire family, but unfortunately, they haven’t heard from him since. Basma is supporting her children alone. The
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42.67%
14 Sponsors
1,280 of 3,000 USD
Mariam and family
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Mariam and her three children fled Iran in August 2016. Her ex-husband was abusive and threatened to kill her and their children. It was a difficult journey to Greece as a smuggler stole their money on one occasion and they were turned back by authorities on another. Mariam did not relent and eventually made it to Samos island in
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4.63%
8 Sponsors
212 of 4,581 USD
Maha and Family
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Maha’s family of seven was forced from their home in Syria, fearing for their lives.  First the war pushed them to Turkey but the language gap and lack of sustainable support forced them onward.  They left for Greece, arriving in February, 2016 where they have since remained in various refugee camps throughout the country. Maha is caring
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39.88%
3 Sponsors
2,180 of 5,467 USD
Slava and her family are Syrian Kurdish and used to live in Syria close to the border with Turkey. When an airstrike hit their home, killing Slava’s brother and destroying the house, the children were terrified and fled to Turkey. It was a difficult trip for the family since Slava was pregnant and her two
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100%
19 Sponsors
1,325 of 1,270 USD
Ahmad was serving in the Syrian military when the civil war began and he wanted no part of it.  He left the service and moved to live with his wife Fatima in Aleppo until the war got worse and their house was destroyed.  Ahmad and Fatima made the difficult decision to flee the country and any
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89.14%
18 Sponsors
1,970 of 2,210 USD
Wesal and her husband lived in Damascus, Syria with their three-year-old daughter Sally. When their house was destroyed by airstrikes they decided to leave the country for Turkey. Unfortunately, they were caught trying to cross the border illegally and the entire family was sent to jail. During this time they were beaten and tortured. Wesal and her daughter
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67.94%
28 Sponsors
1,390 of 2,046 USD
Khalil’s family fled Aleppo, Syria in 2016 due to the civil-war, specifically imminent daily dangers from overhead airstrikes. Khalil made way to Greece with his wife, father, sister and two brothers. His wife was pregnant at the time, and their baby was born while they were living in a refugee camp in northern Greece this
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47.23%
15 Sponsors
2,525 of 5,346 USD
Hamo’s family fled airstrikes in Syria over a year ago but remains displaced, in search of another way. Having spent nearly twelve months living in Greek refugee camps without access to electricity or running water, they have a long winter ahead before their interview for asylum to Europe is scheduled in the Spring. Due especially to
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35.34%
11 Sponsors
1,555 of 4,400 USD
Faten’s three children shown sleeping in their tent in Greece. Faten is from a suburb of Damascus, Syria which was destroyed by airstrikes. All of her neighbors were killed in the bombings.  Her husband fled Syria first and was able to make it to Germany, so Faten followed with their three children 5 months later. 
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Ali and Family
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Ali Al Ibrahim fled Syria with his wife and their 4 children after their house was destroyed in a bombing.  His children became terrified by the sounds of airplanes flying overhead.  They survived the journey through Turkey and the perilous crossing to Greece in a dinghy only to arrive at the Greek-Macedonia border right after
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Bana (7) with her mother Fatima and two siblings departing East Aleppo under emergency evacuation, December 19, 2016. Bana’s parents were active supporters of their community even after the war began. Her father Ghassan practiced as a lawyer and Fatima was studying in the university (English and Law) while teaching English to displaced children in
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25 Sponsors
1,658 of 5,000 USD
When demonstrations began in 2011, Amro was living with his parents and four siblings in the Eastern Ghouta of Damascus, Syria. One day the family was at home when the regime army fired on demonstrators. Amro’s father, Abd Al Karim: “I threw myself on the children to protect them from random bullets that pierced the
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In 2012, Majd (12) and Marium (11) fled with their family from their home east of Damascus, Syria after clashes between the Free Army and the regime’s army entered their neighborhood. When their house was shelled, the family first moved to Sakba. The kids’ mother, Zahira: “In Sakba the situation was so bad, we suffered
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Mona (5) stands outside her plastic-tarp tent in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, December, 2016. Mona shelters here with her parents and three siblings. The family is originally from a small village in Syria east of Damascus, Al Abbadeh. In 2013, clashes erupted and her village was bombed. She escaped with her family to her grandparents’ home
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Marwa (3) is the youngest of the eight brothers and sisters. Hamza (8) wants to be a math teacher. The entire family lives in this tent encampment in Lebanon. Fatima, their mother, explains: “At the end of 2012, we were living in the city of Al Tabka when the regime army began bombing the city
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30 Sponsors
1,406 of 5,000 USD
Muhammed is pictured here with his younger brother Fares. The two brothers, along with their mother Amoun, father Ahmad and baby brother Omar have finally arrived in Lebanon after enduring almost six years of civil war at their doorstep. Amoun worked in sewing and Ahmad on an iron before being forced to flee their home.
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Aya and Alaa in Lebanon, December, 2016. The girls lived with their father in Syria but after he passed away, they were taken in by their uncle, Mohammad Nour: “In 2012, I was living with my wife in the countryside of Damascus in Al Tadamon when raids by the regime army began and bombings intensified.
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27 Sponsors
2,300 of 3,000 USD
Ahmad is 9 and would like to be an Architect one day. His sister Malak is 5 and she would like to have a Barbie. From Kweres, Aleppo, they now live with their mom (Rafaa) and dad (Ibrahim) and five other sisters (ages 16, 14 year old twin sisters, 11, and 1) in a tent
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10.00%
1 Sponsor
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Ayda is from a village in Syria near Damascus. In 2012, she was studying Biology at the university but her life changed abruptly when her home was destroyed by bombs. Her family took shelter in the basement and then fled to another part of Syria. Having stayed close to a year, her father was arrested
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Mohammad (10) and Zaid (6) in Turkey, December, 2016. The Abdullahs are from the countryside of Aleppo, but constant shelling and barrel bombs sent them fleeing towards Turkey, having to be smuggled out of the city. The decision to move came after their neighbors’ houses were pummeled by the ongoing bombardment. The path away from
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Twelve-year-old Mazen lives in Lebanon with his mother, father, and 15-year-old brother, Khalil. In the words of his mother, Najma, the family was “terrified” in their home in Al Raqqa when ISIS fought with the Syrian Free Army. “Hours after the clash, the Free Army told us to leave before the bombing started with heavy
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Samar and her husband Qasem fled from their home in Syria to Lebanon in September of 2014. “Rebels entered our village and clashed with the regime by tanks, guns and aircraft,” she said of the day they left. “We were so scared so we fled to another village. My father became sick, unable to handle
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The Alkhalil family was living in Syria when ISIS laid siege to their town. There was no food, water, or electricity for 6 months. When their second daughter was born very prematurely, Okba and his wife Rana knew they had to flee to keep her alive. Okba explains: My mother was severely weakened by the
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jana
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Jana (2011) pictured in Turkey, December, 2016. Jana and her sisters fled to Capa, Turkey with their parents Ola and Ziad in September, 2015, after their house in Damascus, Syria was bombed. The family had only recently moved to Damascus seeking work after Ziad lost his job due to the war in their home town.
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4 Sponsors
135 of 4,000 USD
“We left Aleppo because the house was bombed,” says Maher. He and his wife, Goli, and two of their three children have been living in a refugee camp in Greece since early 2016. The camp has limited resources. They receive food from the Greek military and have access to medical care from the Red Cross.
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33 Sponsors
3,115 of 2,882 USD
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Bashar is from Ras Al Nabaa in Banyas. At the beginning of the crisis, most of Bashar’s family was killed and he was just lucky enough to make it to Lebanon before the massacre in his village occurred. He entered Lebanon in the Fall of 2011 directly to Abou Samra, Tripoli in North Lebanon. He
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34 Sponsors
995 of 600 USD

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