Syrian refugees in Lebanon are facing another winter in tattered tents not suitable for habitation, struggling to keep what little belongings they have from the winter rains that often flood the camps with water and mud. Despite worsening conditions, the availability of aid has gone down.
Nearly 90,000 Syrian refugees are reported to have left Lebanon this year but there is little verifiable information on how they are faring. Despite both countries benefitting from these returns, refugees have reported facing difficulties upon their return.
The House of Artists is a centre that was opened in the Domiz Camp in Dohuk, aiming to help Syrian refugees with a talent gain professional assistance in order to help them with a career in the art sector
The representative of the the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Mr. Bruno Geddo, declared that Iraq is sheltering over 300,000 Syrian refugees. Mr. Geddo stated that the Kurdistan Region houses over 97% of the 300k refugees.
A social enterprise of 50 Syrian mothers displaced by war is ready to achieve financial stability with their online launch of handmade products. The women were able to launch their project in coordination with Small Projects Istanbul (SPI) a grassroots NGO in Istanbul.
In the multicultural city of Mardin in southeastern Turkey, a Syrian refugee made her life taking care of the Syriac Mor Petrus and Mor Pavlus church. The refugee who arrived in Mardin in 2016 says it is hard for her to return to Syria.