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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.

Neil Gaiman meets Ayman

Neil Gaiman meets Ayman

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Neil Gaiman meets a newly arrived Syrian refugee family

Together with UNHCR, best-selling author, Neil Gaiman and co-founder and designer of Marchesa, Georgina Chapman…

Neil Gaiman’s experience with Syrian refugees

Best selling author and UNHCR High Profile Supporter, Neil Gaiman recently returned from Jordan seeing UNHCR’s frontline work for Syrian refugees…

Neil Gaiman talks about Syrian refugees

Best-selling author and UNHCR High Profile Supporter, Neil Gaiman, has just returned from Jordan seeing UNHCR’s frontline work with Syrian refugees.

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Iva´s story, Czech Republic

She was only 14 and supposed to come home after a few months to celebrate the Christmas with her family. In the end, they didn’t see each other for six years.

Balazs’ Story, Bangladesh

“The most rewarding is the smile of the children we teach, the grateful look of the hungry we feed, the blessing of the sick or elderly we attend to…”

This silly baby, this sticky, sweaty, sick human humming and sucking on her fingers is the most beautiful thing I have ever seen.

It is as if I can hear this 1-year-old child’s thoughts: “I was named after a ‘Mzungu‘, a white person? This is Aimee?” When she sees my white skin, she presses her fat face into her mother’s breasts and shakes her head. She hides and waits. But I do not go away.

Maymoona’s Story, Algeria

Maymoona started growing a botanical garden after receiving training from an agricultural engineer in the Sahrawi refugee camp…

Georgina’s Story, Colombia

78-year-old Georgina was only six years old when she witnessed her brother’s death…

1 family torn apart by war is too many

Learn more about our work with refugees at UNHCR.org