Tag Archives: Refugee Camp

With No Way to Return Home, Syrian Refugees in Iraq Live in Limbo

The boy standing in the cement block doorway called to us to take his picture.  We couldn’t resist his bright smile in the bleak and dust of the refugee camp.  We went over and snapped a few shots and he looked at them proudly on our cell phones.  His uncle, who was hovering close by, [...]

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In Refugee Camps, Basics Become Luxuries

The Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan is home to more than 100,000 refugees who have fled the fighting in Syria, but it’s unlikely that any of the camp’s residents consider this place—cold, crowded and under resourced—“home.”   I traveled to Za’atari last week after the launch of Save the Children’s recent global report, Childhood Under [...]

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VIDEO: East Africa Food Crisis Field Visit

Here are some photos from my recent visit to East Africa to support our food crisis and refugee relief efforts. You’ll see me with children at a child friendly space and with a foster family in the Dadaab refugee camp. Located in Kenya, the refugee camp is home to more than 400,000 people, nearly half [...]

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