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David Morrissey visits Za’atari Refugee Camp, Jordan

Actor and UNHCR High Profile Supporter David Morrissey travelled to Jordan to see UNHCR’s frontline work for Syrian refugees.

David Morrissey meets Syrian families living in urban dwellings

Actor and UNHCR High Profile Supporter David Morrissey travelled to Jordan to see UNHCR’s frontline work for Syrian refugees.

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David Morrissey talks about Syrian refugees

David Morrissey talks to BBC Radio 5 Live about seeing UNHCR’s frontline work for Syrian refugees in Jordan.

Life has been difficult for me, but my experiences have made me stronger. Being young and a woman, it isn’t easy to find your place in a new community.

But I’ve learned to be proud to be Eritrean. Until you are aware of it, you don’t realize how important it is to belong to something

Khaled Hosseini tells Yasser’s Story

American novelist Khaled Hosseini meets Yasser and is moved by the atrocities his young children have seen…

“The life of refugees in Slovakia is not easy, they nevertheless want to integrate and to try to learn the language as quickly as they can."

Dáša Knošková, a lawyer from a Slovak NGO that helps refugees and migrants tells her story about an Afghan refugee.

Moussa’s Story, Central African Republic

Moussa, a cinema janitor, recounts tales of better times when everyone mixed and interacted with one another, unified by their similar movie tastes.

Matabaro’s Story, Uganda

He grew up with an abusive father and was forced to change his name out of fear, but now he works as a social worker helping and supporting others…

Jordi Matas, Photographer

The Johannesburg methodist church is not just any church. Yes, it has its routine mass, Sunday morning services and religious images, but above all it has become a shelter for refugees in Johannesburg.

Kat Graham meets Hassan’s family

American actress Kat Graham meets Hassan’s family in a refugee camp in Jordan; Hassan’s father tells the story of their flight from Syria…

Marie Jones’ Story, Ghana

The moment that she saw the structure, she knelt down in tears, thanking God. It was so moving that all of us present wept with her.

"While I was in church with my family my house and office were looted and destroyed..."

This refugee not only had the courage to survive but he has persevered and rebuilt his shattered life even in a harsh environment.

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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