Over 5.5 million registered Syrian refugees reside in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt. The prolonged and escalated crisis has deeply impacted the livelihoods of refugees, the internally… Read more
Tuberculosis thrives on war and suffering. In theory, Syria offers the perfect breeding grounds for the disease. A lack of access to adequate medical services and poor and crowded housing conditions… Read more
Imagine yourself as the mayor of a small border province in Southeastern Anatolia five years ago.
It is a big day for you. After years of petitions, meetings, and a heavy financial burden you are… Read more
The whole world is acutely aware of the grim facts of the Syria crisis. Now into its fifth year, it’s claimed over 250,000 lives, displaced over 12 million from their homes, devastated the country,… Read more
Earlier this year, I learned the story of a Syrian woman named Nour.* Nour, like many of those affected by the conflict in Syria, was forced to flee her home and take up residence in a neighboring… Read more
The ramifications of the Syrian crisis are far reaching in all its neighbouring countries, but are especially felt in Lebanon, a country still recovering from the scars of its own civil war.
The… Read more