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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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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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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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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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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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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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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’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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Armend
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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