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David Morrissey

War has forced millions of families to flee their homes

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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.

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.

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.

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Escape from Syria to Lithuania. Pierre Naoum.

I managed to escape Syria in 2012 with my wife and our three young children. Leaving my friends and relatives in Syria was difficult…

Alex Kühni, Photojournalist

Photojournalist Alex Kühni met two Syrian refugees in Lebanon and was impressed by their unwavering hope that they would find a better life someday.

Neil Gaiman tells Ayman’s Story

Best selling author and UNHCR High Profile Supporter, Neil Gaiman, spent time with the amazing Ayman in Zaa’tari camp in Jordan.

Mubarak’s Story, Sudan

“I am convinced I will expand my business and make it bigger and better, so it is fully equipped with various mobile phones. This is just the beginning!”

Taher’s Story, Greece

43-year-old Taher from Afghanistan has not only made Greece his second homeland, he has also dedicated his life to preserving its cultural heritage

Esther Freud tells Ella's story

Esther Freud tells Ella's story

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Amal Rabah. From Syria to Lebanon.

We tried to flee to Jordan but were denied entry as the border was and continues to be closed to Palestinians from Syria. Instead we managed to find refuge in Lebanon…

Lynsey Addario, Photographer

After almost a year of covering Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and at camps for the internally displaced in Syria, I finally witness a scene of joy.

Being resettled himself meant Abdi could help others. “One lady refused to enter her house,” he says. “I spoke to [her] over the phone – she said ‘I can hear you’re speaking in the Somali language but are you really a Somali person?’"

“I said, ‘calm down, I’m from Dadaab like you, this is how life here starts’. I went to reassure her [and] she began crying, saying she didn’t think she would see someone there like her.”

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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