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#Refugee Camps

# refugee-camps - Saturday 11 April, 2020

'My nephew was hit by a rocket, we couldn't find any trace of him': Syrians explain why they fled their homes
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'My nephew was hit by a rocket, we couldn't find any trace of him': Syrians explain why they fled their homes

Apr 11th 2020, 9:00 PM 23,491 Views 11 Comments

NGOs in Lebanon are trying to build bridges between Syrian refugees and local people, using techniques from Northern Ireland.

# refugee-camps - Thursday 12 March, 2020

'We're showering twice a day': Concerns over 'disastrous' consequences Covid-19 could cause in refugee camps
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'We're showering twice a day': Concerns over 'disastrous' consequences Covid-19 could cause in refugee camps

Mar 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 21,030 Views 20 Comments

NGOs have warned that self-isolation is virtually impossible in refugee camps and informal settlements.

# refugee-camps - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg and Bono want to bring the internet to refugee camps
# Liked And Shared
# Liked And Shared

Mark Zuckerberg and Bono want to bring the internet to refugee camps

Sep 27th 2015, 11:30 PM 17,278 Views 60 Comments

“A ‘like’ or a post won’t stop a tank or a bullet, but when people are connected, we have the chance to build a common global community.”

# refugee-camps - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

“A bomb came and frightened us”: Syrian children reveal fears of violence, kidnapping and child marriage
# In Their Own Words
# In Their Own Words

“A bomb came and frightened us”: Syrian children reveal fears of violence, kidnapping and child marriage

Mar 11th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,439 Views 25 Comments

Over a million children have fled the country since the start of the conflict three years ago.

# refugee-camps - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Syrian families try to recover in neighbouring refugee camps
# In Pics
# In Pics

Syrian families try to recover in neighbouring refugee camps

Oct 26th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,220 Views 31 Comments

These images, taken just this week, show the upheaval hundreds of thousands of families have had to go through in the past two-and-a-half years.

# refugee-camps - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Pictures: Clowns Without Borders entertain kids worldwide for 20 years
# Miles Of Smiles
# Miles Of Smiles

Pictures: Clowns Without Borders entertain kids worldwide for 20 years

Aug 4th 2013, 5:30 PM 4,705 Views 2 Comments

The exhibition Miles of Smiles features images from the organisation’s performances around the world

# refugee-camps - Monday 9 July, 2012

'This situation is entirely preventable': Death and desperation in South Sudan
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

'This situation is entirely preventable': Death and desperation in South Sudan

Jul 9th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,040 Views 11 Comments

As South Sudan marks a year of independence, Medecins Sans Frontieres is calling for urgent intervention as one refugee camp in a wholly unsuitable area is overwhelmed with new arrivals and dreadful conditions.

# refugee-camps - Sunday 11 September, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Sep 11th 2011, 11:01 AM 66 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# refugee-camps - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Watch: Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees as unrest continues
# Syria
# Syria

Watch: Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees as unrest continues

Jun 18th 2011, 3:00 PM 209 Views 0 Comments

The US is weighing up whether President Assad can face war crimes charges over his government’s suppression of the unrest.