Sixteen-year-old Hiba Ismail Al Haji tells a UNHCR staff member how she came to be taken in by a foster family in the Yida refugee settlement. is working to find solutions for all unaccompanied minors arriving in the settlement. UNHCR/T.
One of many school tents where there are 4 hours a day of lessons inside the Zaatari camp. Class sizes approach They are taught English, Arabic, Islamic Law and Mathematics under the Jordanian system. by Paul Campbell
A wish comes true for Syrian girl who left behind the most important thing - May's delight is clear as a staff member hands over her new doll , a present from a young British girl. It was brought by UNHCR staff all the way from
A small folded piece of paper containing a prayer sits on Khaled's chest before he is swaddled by his grandmother, Jalila. The are wrapped in many layers to protect them against the freezing temperatures. UNHCR / A.
A Syrian refugee in her family’s tent. Like previous generations of refugees, the Syrians are quickly developing ties to their surrounding areas, increasing fears that they will stay and that their huge numbers will cause a sudden, and potentially destabilizing, redrawing of the demographic map. Lynsey Addario for The New York Times
5 month old Mohammed, arrived 3 days ago in the refugee camp at the Tunisian border town Ras Djir. His family fled after gangs looted their house and threatened them with violence which allegedly had racial tensions. UNHCR / A.