From the Field: The life of a child refugee

From the Field: The life of a child refugee

As I walk through refugee camps on the Syrian border I have to tell you, I’m amazed by the number of children here. I can’t imagine raising my own kids or grandkids in these conditions. In one part of the camp, children balance their way across a narrow, exposed pipe...
From the Field: Syrians living in miserable conditions

From the Field: Syrians living in miserable conditions

Many Syrians have fled the violence of civil war and ISIS, but they haven’t escaped the suffering. Right now, I’m in a refugee camp on the Syrian border where families are just trying to survive. They are living in deplorable conditions … there’s trash everywhere. It...

Refugees Face the Perils of Winter

Emergency preparations for the winter months ahead are already underway by our humanitarian teams in Jordan and Iraq. We’re bracing for what could be one of the greatest losses of life since the refugee crisis began . . . Please take a moment right now to watch this...

Syrian Refugee Camps: Winter Extends the Suffering

Shells explode in the distance. Shouting. A woman’s cry. The sobbing of a child. Bloodstained streets. The Syrian border is only a few miles away, but for hundreds of thousands of refugees, the nightmare is far from over. The biting winds signal the coming of winter,...
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