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“Where are they going?” The difficult choice facing Syrian refugees
18th Aug, 15 | Posted by Erin Joyce
“Where are they going?” The difficult choice facing Syrian refugees

I’m at Azraq refugee camp, about 100 kilometres east of Jordan’s capital city, Amman, but I may as well be on another planet. I’m far from the bustling streets, the scent of that morning’s freshly baked bread, the restaurants, the gleaming shopping malls and tall buildings. The atmosphere in...

The communicator as a humanitarian
17th Aug, 15 | Posted by Cecil Laguardia
The communicator as a humanitarian

In the lead up to World Humanitarian Day, World Vision's Cecil LaGuardia shares what she has learned over 14 years of working as a communicator responding to some of the world's most devastating emergencies.

A thousand nights away from home
19th Jun, 15 | Posted by Suzy Sainovski
A thousand nights away from home

"Imagine this. You’re a Syrian child who fled the war the year after it started in August 2012. You’ve now spent over a thousand nights in a strange bed, a thousand afternoons of not playing with your best friend, a thousand days without your favourite pet and wondering if...

Jalel’s story: A Syrian child refugee shares his food with hungry parents
31st Mar, 15 | Posted by Rhonda Hirst
Jalel’s story: A Syrian child refugee shares his food with hungry parents

When Rhonda met Syrian refugee Jalel at a World Vision supported remedial education class, she was struck by the fact that each day this five-year-old boy brought most of his daily meal home, to share with his hungry parents.

From the ground: the realities of the world’s largest humanitarian disaster
10th Mar, 15 | Posted by Erin Joyce
From the ground: the realities of the world’s largest humanitarian disaster

It's been four years since the conflict in Syria began, and the continued unrest is taking its toll on the future of Syria's children. Erin Joyce shares how World Vision is working to ensure children can access the education they deserve.

A sweet song for Syria
27th Jan, 15 | Posted by Suzy Sainovski
A sweet song for Syria

World Vision's Suzy Sainovski spent her New Years Eve a little differently, meeting families who have fled the violence in Syria and now live in a refugee camp in Jordan.