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1 Nov 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Zahaya is a 21 year old Syrian woman who has fled to a refugee settlement in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Sitting in her tent in the camp, she talks about her family and life in Syria that was so recent - just a year or so ago - that might as well have been another lifetime.
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4 Jul 2013 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Since the start of the conflict in Syria, over 1.7 million people have fled to neighbouring countries. Lebanon has received the largest number of refugees in the region. Suitable accommodation has long since run out in the small country, and the refugees must find anywhere they can for shelter. Here are the stories of two Syrian refugees, Khatar and Hoda -
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5 Jun 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
If the youngest among Lulu Mitshabu’s six girls complain about doing it tough, she barely needs to open her mouth, since her oldest daughter usually gets in before her. “She says to them, ‘You have no idea’ because she is the most affected of all of them. She remembers us running,” she said.
Tags: Violence against women, Women and development, refugee, DRC | No comments
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