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TIGER girls: Transforming young lives in Jordan
Description: Have you ever had a teacher or mentor you always looked up to? For a group of girls in Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp, that person is their coach Nawar, a Syrian refugee just like them. The girls are part of TIGER girls, a UNHCR-funded project that empowers refugee girls through academic support and extracurricular activities, including sports. TIGER stands for ‘These Inspired Girls Enjoy Reading. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  25 Jan 2017   1m13s 13 415 0
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SYRIAN BORDER | Treating Silent Killers
Description: Two years ago MSF launched its non-communicable diseases (NCDs) project in two clinics located in Irbid governorate, near the closed borders with Syria. Both clinics provide free-of-charge quality medical treatment to patients suffering from chronic diseases, in addition to psychosocial support sessions. Today, MSF continues to adapt its medical response to the needs of Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians. As of November 2016, MSF has performed more than 44,000 consultations, including home visits, and provided more than 1600 psychosocial support sessions since their introduction in April 2016. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://bit.ly/15M9M8v Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/2QlJ/
  09 Jan 2017   5m15s 17 207 0
Syrian Refugee Invents A New Mode Of Transportation
Description: IRC volunteer, Yousef Al-Masri is a Syrian refugee living at Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan. Yousef invented a new way to get around by welding bike parts and various other materials into mini vehicles. This creation is just one of many that Yousef envisioned. With more support and supplies, who knows what else this genius is capable of. The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. DONATE NOW:http://bit.ly/2fAAPl0 LEARN MORE https://www.rescue.org/ https://twitter.com/theirc https://www.facebook.com/InternationalRescueCommittee https://www.instagram.com/theirc/
  05 Dec 2016   1m19s 5 715 0
Syrian Refugee Camp Soap Opera - Jordan
Description: The back of one caravan at Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan has become the unlikely set for a comedy series made by a group of talented refugees who want to send a message to their fellow refugees and to the world that life at the camp goes on and that time and limited resources can be used wisely for sending an important message about global social issues. Ahmed Hareb and his friends are about to start filming on their soap opera, entitled Ziko & Shreko. It offers a humourous take on serious issues affecting Syrian refugees, including child labour and early marriage. They often film at night due to the lack of electricity in the camp during the day, when they hold rehearsals instead. Full story: http://www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2016/11/58171c222d8/syrian-refugees-transform-crisis-drama.html Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  07 Nov 2016   2m4s 21 723 0
Syria Crisis | Syrian wounded denied access to MSF hospital in Jordan
Description: For three years, MSF’s emergency trauma surgical project in Ramtha hospital, less than 5 km from the Syrian borders, has been providing quality lifesaving medical treatment to war-wounded Syrians. Since the closure of Jordan’s borders with Syria on 21 June, war-wounded have been repeatedly and systematically denied access into the Ramtha border town through Jordan's north-western borders. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://bit.ly/15M9M8v Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/WVbz/
  29 Sep 2016   3m11s 11 528 0
Jordan: Message for  Olympic‪ #‎TeamRefugees‬
Description: Sports are everything to Mohammed, a Syrian wrestling coach in Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan. As an athlete, he knows first hand the dedication and skill it takes to make it to the Olympic Games. And as a refugee, he’s inspired by the fact that for the first time ever, a team of 10 refugee athletes will be competing at the Rio 2016. Here’s his message to ‪#‎TeamRefugees‬ and the world. Team Refugees: 10 refugees who fled horrors we can only imagine have overcome adversity to excel in their sports. Along the way they demonstrated Olympic values of determination, courage and inspiration, to win the honour of participating in the first-ever Refugee Olympic Team. Now they are on a journey to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games – although their story won't end in Brazil. https://www.facebook.com/teamrefugees/ https://www.twitter.com/teamrefugees/ Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  27 Jul 2016   38s 6 395 0
Jordan: the wrestling champ of Za’atari camp
Description: Wrestling has been the most positive thing Mohammad has done since fleeing war in Syria and arriving with his family at Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan. He says it calms him down, improves his mental health, and allows him to get his frustrations out while doing something he enjoys. He has been training every day for the past three years, and last year he became the champion of the camp when he won the wrestling tournament. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  26 Jul 2016   2m 14 626 0
Jordan: Making sweets to revive memories from home
Description: Abu Rabee' used to own a factory in Daraa which produced the traditional Syrian sweets known as Raha – a delicacy the town is know for. When his factory was bombed, Abu Rabee' fled with his family to Jordan. From his small caravan in Za'atari refugee camp, Abu Rabee' decided to start making the famous sweets again using basic tools. The profit he makes is small, but Abu Rabee' continues to make the sweets to keep memories of home alive. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  12 Jul 2016   2m49s 31 1010 0
Providing Essential Healthcare in Za'atari ​
Description: Dr. Brendan Dineen has worked with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in Ethiopia, South Sudan and Jordan. Here, he talks about his former job in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp, where UNHCR works with partners to make sure that refugees receive the health care they need. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  01 Jul 2016   1m46s 566 0
Getting millions to learn: Interview with Deema Bibi, CEO of INJAZ
Description: Deema Bibi discusses INJAZ, a not-for-profit organization that delivers life-skills, financial, and entrepreneurial education programs in secondary schools, colleges, and universities across Jordan and one of the case studies explored in Millions Learning. Bibi shares INJAZ’s experience integrating the program into Jordan’s official school schedule in partnership with the public and private sectors. To learn more about the Millions Learning project: www.brookings.edu/millionslearning To learn more about the Millions Learning report: www.brookings.edu/millionslearningreport To join the conversation: Follow @JennyPerlman and tweet using #MillionsLearning Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BrookingsInstitution Follow Brookings on social media! Facebook: http://www.Facebook.com/Brookings Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/BrookingsInst Instagram: http://www.Instagram.com/brookingsinst LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/com/company/the-brookings-institution
  01 Jun 2016   5m37s 8 581 0
Jordanie : Trop Jeune Pour Etre La Mariée
Description: Rencontrez Omaima, ardente défenseure contre le mariage précoce parmi les réfugiés syriens. Au camp de réfugiés de Zaatari en Jordanie, cette réfugiée syrienne âgée de 15 ans œuvre inlassablement en tant que bénévole auprès des communautés, en organisant des ateliers où à travers le dessin et le théâtre. Elle éduque les jeunes réfugiés et leurs parents sur les risques du mariage précoce. Elle-même a hâte de se marier un jour. « Mais seulement quand je le déciderai, après avoir terminé mes études à l'université. Et j’espère que, quand je me marierai, je ne vivrai plus à Zaatari. » Pour en savoir plus sur Omaima et notre travail pour empêcher le mariage précoce (en anglais) : http://tracks.unhcr.org/2016/04/too-young-to-be-a-bride/ Dans la Syrie d’avant-guerre, environ 13% de tous les mariages comptaient l’un des mariés en-dessous de l'âge de 18 ans. Parmi les réfugiés syriens vivant en Jordanie, ce taux est passé à 32% au premier trimestre 2014. Nous travaillons en collaboration avec le juge de la charia locale basé au camp de Zaatari. Nous assurons une sensibilisation contre le mariage précoce à toutes les personnes ayant l'intention de se marier avant l’âge de 18 ans. Ce soutien est destiné à sensibiliser sur les risques du mariage précoce, y compris les dangers pour la santé des grossesses précoces. S'il n'y a aucune preuve que l'enfant est âgé de moins de 15 ans ou que le mariage est forcé, nous offrons un soutien élargi aux familles sur le plan légal et médical ainsi que sur les conséquences psychologiques, en collaboration avec l'Unité gouvernementale de protection de la famille, qui cherche à empêcher les mariages précoces. . Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  06 May 2016   30s 6 484 0
April 2016 SAMS Medical Mission to Jordan
Description: From April 2-7, 2016, more than 80 medical volunteers joined SAMS on its mission to Jordan to provide care for Syrian refugees. This amazing team treated more than 6,000 beneficiaries during their time.
  03 May 2016   10m37s 6 308 0